Brad stops in to visit with Hot Rod Bob in this episode of Stories N’ Steel, and discovers that you can reignite the fire for building hot rods at any age! Having retired at the young age of 48, Bob set out to follow his passion, and now spends his days chopping tops and working sheetmetal to create fun hot rods!
On this episode of Stories N’ Steel, Brad sits down with Dog Jerger of Squeeg’s Kustoms in Chandler, Arizona to talk hot rods, a lifelong obsession with cars and accidentally winning America’s Most Beautiful Roadster. Yeah, you read that correctly. It’s a fun story that you don’t want to miss.
Phoenix area hot rodder, louver artist, and overall cheerleader for the car hobby Chip Quinn of Hot Rod Central Louver Company joins Brad King on the first episode of Stories N’ Steel on our brand-new YouTube channel! Join them as they discuss cars, mini bikes, motorcycles and more, and look deep into car guy conundrums.
Designer Jason Rushforth joins the Gearheads on episode seventy-two to talk Porsche, starting a wheel company, the Riyadh Auto Salon in Saudi Arabia, and BMX bikes. It’s a fun and winding road, and is an interesting look at starting a design career and building a name.
The Gearheads sit down to announce their all-new Amazon Prime Video series Stories N’ Steel, dropping this Black Friday. The guys explain what it’s like to self-produce a show, bringing the stories of the best builders, collectors and craftsmen to screen, and how it all ties together with the podcast. And Brad gets a new nickname.
Two-thirds of the prestigious Triple Gun Award of Excellence drop by the Round Six Experience at the 70th Grand National Roaster Show. Zane Cullen and Darryl Hollenbeck sit with the Gearheads for a bit and talk about the show, the award, running a shop in the hot rod industry, and nuts. A light-hearted and enlightening episode to be sure.
The Gearheads sit down for a bit with Jimmy Falschlehner and discuss hot rods, the glory days at So-Cal Speed Shop back in the day, re-imagining your brand, surfing, road trips and nearly lighting Billy Gibbons on fire. This one really has a little something for everyone.
The Gearheads were honored to host our friends Doug Jerger and Tim Benedict in The Round Six Experience at the 70th Grand National Roadster Show. Doug and Tim shared some great stories, including the most unlikely of AMBR wins. You don’t want to miss that one! Good times, great laughs and a lot of history on Episode fifty-five.
Legendary metal shaper Luc DeLay joins the Gearheads in The Round Six Experience at the 70th Grand National Roadster Show and talks hot rods, Ridler and AMBR builds, working with his Dad and riding dirt bikes. Somewhere in all of that is a great story about dodging bombs in World War II. We kid you not.
On episode forty-three, Dave Lane joins the Gearheads to talk hot rods, inspiration, and running a one-man show. Conversation turns to design and the importance of communication and becomes a masterclass in planning your shop’s future. If you’re working to decipher the mystery of customer attraction and retention, this is your episode.