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Benchracing With the Veazie Brothers

BENCHRACING WITH THE BOYS

The Round Six Gearheads sat down with the Veazie brothers, Evin and Justin of So-Cal Speed Shop fame for an evening of benchracing and story-telling. From humble roots sweeping the floors of the famed hot rod shop to putting together the 2012 AMBR-winning Indy Speedster… and perhaps mention of a fenderless ’79 Monte Carlo with a severely-raked ’33 Ford grille shell, this episode has it all.

And then some.

Things covered in this episode:

  • That audio podcasts are just sound
  • Rediscovering the joy of old-school benchracing
  • Brian asks a very “Facebook” question
  • How the guys started at So-Cal Speed Shop
  • The importance of truly caring about every aspect of the business
  • The joy of brotherly abuse in the workplace
  • Defining the line between “traditional” and “rat rod”
  • The darker side of hot rod-based TV
    – When non-car people create car-based entertainment
    – Fake drama meets scheduling nightmare
  • Traditional Lowriders and Kustoms
  • Eric’s stash of Truxarossa body kits
  • Frenching Cadillac tail lamps into truck beds for fun and profit
  • Being mentored by Pete Chapouris
  • Building the world’s largest mini truck
  • Round Six’s Brad and his contribution to the truck being debuted in Pomona this week
  • The immortal Beugler striping tool
  • What cars the boys have in their stables
  • Putting together an America’s Most Beautiful Roadster-winning car
  • Grille shell rake, and an observation that it’s much bigger in a certain state
  • Why AM/PM probably won’t be sponsoring any of us
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