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Car Talk Radio Show on All things automotive

Car Talk Radio Show on All things automotive

Location:

United States

Genres:

Podcasts

Description:

Car Talk Radio Show on All things automotive

Language:

English

Contact:

602-326-9146


Episodes

6/22/2022
Are You Prepared for an Electric Vehicle Lifestyle ? As the economy slowly corrects by way of increasing inflation, and specifically the price action of unchartered territory....regarding fuel prices... is the consumer ready to make a shift to seriously considering an Electric Vehicle platform or are we years away from a practical solution making our peace to finally separate from fossil fuels. We discuss the practical, and not so practical details of EV platforms and how this transportation...

Duration:00:52:59

#258 One of The Worlds Oldest Ferrari’s : Ed Williman

6/13/2022
Car Mechanic, Collector & History Preservationist Ed Willimann | Owner of Historic Ferrari Platforms & Vintage Collection Ed Willimann -Prescott AZ vehicle collector and enthusiast is preserving history in a very special way with an incredible collection over the years of vintage Ferrari's & more ! Ed stops by the Wrench Nation show to discuss his history as a Navy Veteran, the great journey behind seeking out the Ferrari 125 ,and the storied history of the legendary Enzo Ferrari Scuderia...

Duration:00:55:20

#257 Low & Slow : The History of Low Rider Culture | Phoenix Custom Build Talent Luis Miranda & Richard Ochoa

6/5/2022
As a Phoenix native, Luis Miranda, owner of Miranda's Custom Cars, got his start working on cars by helping his father at the age of 8 & has spent the last 35 years carving a true legacy under hood within the lowrider scene with grace & style. We discuss his fascinating journey : Before his first build project --literally digging graves with Dad to earn some money for his dream ride. Working with legendary lowrider Hall of Famer Mando Estrada on the very first official Lowrider of the Year...

Duration:00:52:49

#256 Automotive Scholarships Making Huge Strides For Skilled Trades

5/22/2022
Automotive Scholarships Making Huge Strides For Skilled Trades One of the greatest needs in the automotive community is the fundraising & charitable donations that quietly contribute to many up and coming automotive students, giving them not only the opportunity to succeed, however, in many occasions, a major MAJOR life de stressor.. as costs can pile up. Collision Repair Education Foundation's Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode & Philanthropist retired collision industry veteran Tim...

Duration:00:54:30

#255 How to Navigate the Murky Waters of a Market Correction In Your Service Bays

5/15/2022
How to navigate the murky waters of a market correction & remain on top in your service bays . We are seeing a hodge podge of viewpoints in the stock market , with the FEDS slowly ramping up interest rates -in attempts to hedge the wild side of record breaking inflation. With a noticeable downtrend as of recent ( MAY 2022) and a miserable earnings season for many corporations, how will this effect the consumer and specifically-what do we need to be prepared for with our automotive service...

Duration:00:56:43

#254 The Great Resignation Bust & Skilled Trades Boom : Automotive Enrollment| Education on the RISE

4/25/2022
The Great Resignation Bust & Skilled Trades Boom : Automotive Enrollment on the RISE With the old, and quite frankly, beat up headlines of "SKILLED TRADES SHORTAGE IN DIRE STRAIGHTS"....many in the automotive industry ..from Shop owners, dealer franchisees & educators have taken the bull by the horn with huge strides in attracting younger talent towards a career path as an automotive technician. LATEST NEWS REPORT Skilled Trades Enrollment Uptick Many of you are working hard to change the...

Duration:00:51:20

#253 Mecum Auctions Motor Trend TV Lead TV Commentator : John Kraman

3/20/2022
SPECIAL GUEST : LEAD MECUM AUCTIONS MOTOR TREND TV COMMENTATOR JOHN KRAMAN LEAD MECUM TV COMMENTATOR JOHN KRAMAN PIT STOPS IN THE WRENCHNATION STUDIOS TO DISCUSS THE LEGENDARY HISTORY OF THE MECUM FAMILY & THEIR HUMBLE BEGINNINGS , ALONG WITH SOME AMAZING INSIGHT TO THE CURRENT COLLECTIONS OFFERED FOR SALE ! *HOW TO APPROACH AN AUCTION AND THE BIDDING PROCESS FOR THE FIRST TIME *THE FAMED HOOKED ON VETTES COLLECTION OFFERING *AUTOMOTIVE ROAD ART THAT LEAVES YOUR NEIGHBORS ENVIOUS *JOHN...

Duration:00:53:37

Industry Special Edition : Diversity,Inclusion & Equality | Automotive Aftermarket Series

3/13/2022
Special Edition : Inclusivity , Diversity & Equality | Automotive Aftermarket Series How can we as an automotive aftermarket, comprised of so many functions, ensure that prejudice & discrimination is eliminated from the landscape of our micro and macro cultures, where everyone is treated fairly and welcomed ? Prejudice & discrimination is a tough topic to unfold in just one short hour , however, well needed and justified , especially during a time of huge shortages of skilled talent, that we...

Duration:00:44:09

#252 History’s Weird & Wacky Cars

3/9/2022
The automotive landscape over the past 100 years has seen it's fair share of wild & wacky vehicles...and for the most part ..they all wanted to answer a unique call of style , function or , let's just say INCLUDED.. IN A particular niche of being different ! We have all experienced that glance through the driver or passenger window & stated "what the heck was that "? On today's show -we visit some of that zany automotive history ! BONUS : Catch our recent visit at the Las Vegas Concours as...

Duration:00:48:38

#251 Ace Performance Auto OVERCOMES THE CHALLENGES : Second Location Grand Opening

2/27/2022
SPECIAL GUEST : SEAN GORDON | AIMEE ANDREWS | ACE PERFORMANCE AUTOMOTIVE CELEBRATION IS IN THE AIR FOR THE TEAM AT ACE PERFORMANCE AUTOMOTIVE AS THEY GROW A SECOND LOCATION ! WE DISCUSS ALL OF THE CHALLENGES AND EXCITEMENT OF BUILDING OUT EXPANSION TO A SECOND LOCATION AS WELL AS WHAT IT TAKES FOR A TEAM TO COME TOGETHER TO PROVIDE SERVICE EXCELLENCE AND STRIVE TO BE AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE COMMUNITY ! WHAT ARE THE MOST STRESSFUL CHALLENGES ? HOW DID THEY ACQUIRE TECHS DURING A SHORTAGE ?...

Duration:00:48:15

#250 The Gentleman Racer : Michael Satterfield

2/20/2022
The Gentleman Racer® The Gentleman Racer® With an extensive background in the automotive industry , Michael Satterfield has always been a free spirit at heart. In 2002 Michael created an incredible platform : The Gentleman Racer , an award winning website with a fresh take on automotive lifestyle ,travel and fashion. Michael pitstops at the WrenchNation show to share his spectacular journey, and his passion for the automotive industry and vehicle enthusiasts world wide, while announcing his...

Duration:01:00:41

#249 Hot Wheels Mania : Guinness Book World Record Holder : Mike Zarnock

2/13/2022
Mike Zarnock Hot Wheels Passion As the world renowned "Super Collector of Hot Wheels " & 2021 Hot Wheels Hall of Famer, Mike Zarnock lives and breathes all things Hot Wheels. With a collection that goes way back in time, and a true passion for Hot Wheels , Mike is inspiring many as a historian and YouTuber who brings you in to the world of collecting and leaves you wanting more ! Partnering with our good friend Fireball Tim Lawrence , a HOLLYWOOD CONCEPT ARTIST responsible for over 400...

Duration:01:00:44

#248 Special Edition : Are We Close to Electric Vehicle In Bay Service ?

1/30/2022
Where do we go from HERE ? With the recent White House (Dec 2021 ) announcement of some pretty lofty and ambitious goals of half of the vehicles on the road in the U.S. being electric vehicles by the year 2030 , what opportunities will we have in the automotive service aftermarket by way of service and repair ? Will the non stop back & forth grey area of Right to Repair give the aftermarket everything we need as service operators & automotive technicians to truly have unfettered access to...

Duration:00:59:05

#247 The Largest Classic Vehicle Used Parts in the World : DVAP

12/15/2021
With over 10,000 classic used vehicles , Desert Valley Auto Parts is no joke when it comes to the largest selection of used parts for your classic hooptie. Treating each part delivery, whether it is a local request, or somewhere in the country or , for that matter, in the world , the folks at DVAP treat each transaction with serious care , after all, a 68 Impala passenger door may be the only one found & can't risk damage during shipping. They take it serious & love what they do ! Jason...

Duration:00:56:04

Paul Walker Giving Heart Lives On : Cody Walker & Chris Lee of Fuel Fest Pay Tribute

12/1/2021
The legacy of the late actor Paul Walker lives on through the Fast & Furious movie franchise, but more importantly by way of his incredible giving spirit & big charitable heart via Reach Out World Wide & Fuel Fest. Cody Walker & Chris Lee stop by this special edition of the show to reflect on Paul Walker's life and the impact of Fuel Fest as a way for car enthusiasts to celebrate automotive culture while giving back to charity. As it is always an honor to spend time with some incredible...

Duration:00:10:19

#246 Celebrating Life & The Passion for Automotive , Art & Music : Special Guest | FUEL FEST | Cody Walker & Chris Lee

11/21/2021
Carrying on the incredible legacy of Paul Walker and the REACH OUT WORLDWIDE Foundation, Chris Lee , Cody Walker and the FUEL FEST family truly bring car enthusiasts together for a massive celebration of music, arts and all things cars and trucks ! Join us on this special edition of Wrench Nation as Cody & Chris stop by the show & discuss Paul Walker's life & charitable through the incredible festival going on across the country -Fuel Fest Grab your Fuel Festival tickets :...

Duration:00:50:54

#245 Modern Day Engine Oil : Pennzoil Michael Thomas

11/14/2021
With so many advancements in engine technology , engine oil has made the same , with a variety of specifications that are critical to mpg, emissions and the overall performance of a vehicle. On this edition of Wrench Nation we are honored to have Pennzoil oil expert Michael Thomas discuss these oil advancements and the misconceptions of engine oil service of past years, and the big differences that need to be administered with today's modern engines. Catch Michaels podcast : Michael's Motor...

Duration:00:53:45

#244 Clutch & Battery Tips : Steve Neukum AMS Automotive

11/5/2021
With a streamlined and very efficient approach.. AMS offers Clutch Kits & Hydraulics (Rhino Pak) & the reliability behind the automotive industry leading batteries that you deserve in their Power Sonic lineup of batteries. Steve Neukum of AMS joins us to discuss technical tips regarding clutch systems and what we may take for granted when it comes to that quietly resting battery & especially that auxiliary battery that we are starting to see in more & more vehicles. The worst thing when you...

Duration:00:56:37

#243 Dave Kindig : Kindig It Design

10/24/2021
Dave Kindig With an eye for automotive art and style bringing some of the worlds most illustrious & spectacular vehicle restorations and unique custom designs , Dave Kindig and the team at Kindig It Design bring the passion for the build and attention to detail ! Visit kindigit.com for more details and check out the original series BITCHIN RIDES on Motortrend TV for a deep dive in to rendering and design, to the building and restoration of some incredible works of rolling automotive art !...

Duration:01:01:08

#242 The Lack of Skilled Mechanics & The Dire Need for Industry Change: WrenchWay Jay Goninen

10/22/2021
WrenchWay: Helping Technicians Find Jobs at Top Shops & Dealerships We dive in to some of the critical areas of the automotive industry and it's past regarding the technician shortage while speaking with Co-Founder & President of WrenchWay Jay Goninen .

Duration:00:55:28