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Episode #203

Metric?

Episode #203 (Click to Listen)   Back at the Satellite Studio in North Long Beach for master cylinder bleeding again on Project Nickel and Dime, brake system bleeding on the Mustang and a driving lesson with a manual transmission.  William is getting brakes done soon from Jamco Parts, Davis got the Optima battery installed, bathroom
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Episode 202: LA Roadster Show

Disappointed

Episode #202 (Click to Listen) From the North Long Beach Satellite Studio, we went off to Pomona Fairgrounds for a disappointing annual LA Roadster car show, but we turn the podcast around to some more productive notes about (slowly) getting things done. Edelbrock carburetors, YOM license plates, master cylinders, the passing of Vic Edelbrock Jr.
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Episode #201: No Mustang at Irwindale

William Has Questions

Episode #201 (Click to Listen)   Back at the Galaxie Studio and William has questions.  Edelbrock carburetors, outboard Honda engines, Optima batteries, SSBC brakes and the master cylinder failure, (install video here), we missed the SBMO club at Irwindale Speedway event, bullet electrical connectors.. and then some.  You can check out what Davis is talking
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Episode #200: DRAG RACING

Antique Nationals

Episode #200 (Click to Listen in New Window/Tab) William and Davis made it out to Fontana, CA for our first drag racing event of 2017. We missed it last year, probably due to William’s health. Great to talk with David Steele from the American Hot Rod Foundation. More other cool stuff so make sure to
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Episode #199: Fabulous Fords Forever

And Projects Everywhere!

Click to listen to the Podcast in new window/tab   Beautiful Buena Park, CA was the host of the 32nd Fabulous Fords Forever Car Show… ALL FORD-MERCURY-LINCOLN!  So of course we talked about that from the North Long Beach Satellite Studio and also about William’s trip to the Hippy Killer Hoedown with our buddy Tony
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Hippy Killer Hoedown

Perris, Calif.

With Davis out of town, William hooked up with Tony Colombini from Blacktop Magazine to set out to Perris, Calif. for the 9th Annual Hippy Killer Hoedown. This was our first time at this event.  Overall, it was pretty cool despite the 96 degree heat at one o’clock.  The show was broken down into sections: 
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Episode #198: Autocross in Pomona

Muscle Car and Street Machine Nationals

Episode #198 (Click to Listen)   After a day at the 4th Annual Muscle Car and Street Machine Nationals, we sit down at the North Long Beach Satellite Studio. We talk about the Girls in the Garage Show, Mustangs Plus leaf spring install on the Mustang, good information regarding tire and wheel combinations. Learn about
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POR 15 Bed Liner

Easy and Durable

From day one when I bought Daisy, my 1965 Ford F-100 Pick Up, back in July of 2000, the bed has always been smoked.  The previous owner, which we fondly refer to as the “Hillbilly”, used the Truck to haul ponies and carry hay and seed, and I should mentioned that the rear had extra
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Girls in the Garage

All-Girl Car Show and Fashion Exchange

The second annual “Girls in the Garage, All-Girl Car Show and Fashion Exchange” was on March 25, 2017 at The Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo, California. The main focus for this event is women involved with automobile racing, restoration, education and pure enthusiasm. It’s a chick’s vision for their old custom or muscle cars
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Episode #197: Reproduction Never Fits Right

Back at the Galaxie Studio

Episode #197 (Click to Listen in a New Window) or Subscribe on iTunes or your favorite Podcast App.   Projects!  Davis is installing Speedhut gauges for the Mustang and prepping for autocross at the O’Reilly Street Machine Nationals in Pomona in April, William is building stuff for a bathroom and bedroom remodel. The guys hit
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Episode #196: Jamco Parts

Interview with Tony and Jorge

Episode #196 (click to listen in a new tab)   William and Davis swing by Jamco Parts in Cypress, Calif. for a sit down with Tony Genty and Jorge Lopez.  Great guys and great products with an ever expanding inventory for classic cars and trucks. Yes, they started with shoe-box suspension…but they have so much
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Episode #195: Projects

Exactly

Episode #195  (click to listen in a new tab)   Back at the Galaxie Studio, William and Davis talk about our latest projects, some of the unforeseen headaches.  Also, William goes to DMV to register his YOM 1963 issue black plates (matter), homemade cherry mallet, good quality tools, and an upcoming interview with Jamco Suspension.
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Episode #194: Post Turlock Swap Meet and Projects

Walk Away...Have a Beverage

Episode #194 (Click to listen in a new window)   Back at the Galaxie Studio…Davis and William discuss current states of projects. The pain of reproduction Ford parts as Davis tackles original dash, heater box removal and instrument cluster upgrade with Speedhut gauges. The somewhat annual trip to Turlock Swap Meet. William gets original 1963
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Episode #193: On to 2017

and Beer in a Glass

Episode #193  (Click to Listen in a new tab/window).  Easier to subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Tunein, or where ever…but thanks for listening! Back at it for 2017 everybody!  In the Galaxie studio with some project updates, moxon vice finished, 2017 resolutions, Xena vs. Buffy talk, Death Race 2000/, new Death Race 2050 and more.  Rain
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Episode #192: End of 2016

Episode #192 (Click to listen in a new browser window) A suck production via Skype, but our last podcast of 2016.  Much thanks to our listeners and supporters, this one is for you.  Hoppy Holidays and a Happy New Year for us all.  Got some time to kill?  Check out our photo gallery and youtube
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Episode 191: Post Mooneyes

And Back at the Galaxie Studio

Back at the Galaxie Studio for a chilly podcast.  We talk about updates on the Truck and Mustang, Mooneyes Show, pencils and pens, a couple of listener questions, William has a movie review, thieves, some things for 2017, and more! Listen to Episode #191 here, or subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Tunein, your phone, Podbay, or
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Mooneyes X-Mas Party Show & Drags

Irwindale, Calif

The annual Mooneyes Xmas Show and Drag…a love/hate relationship.  We have been going for a number of years now and sometimes it is great and sometimes is it riddled with bad organization, drunks, and an over sold show.  You can check out our video from last year. This was a good year.  Maybe the rumors
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Episode #189: SEMA!

With Our Buddy Tony from Blacktop Magazine

Episode #189 (Click to Listen in a New Window)   Our annual SEMA show at our Circus Circus studio in fabulous Las Vegas. Special guest, Tony Colombini from Blacktop Media joined us for some of the show activities. We talk about the show, new trends, APEX, SEMA as a “show,” some of our favorite cars,
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Episode #188

Rain in Cali?

Episode #188 (Click to listen in a new browser window/tab)   Back at the Galaxie studio a week after The Race of Gentlemen (check our coverage here) to recap the event.  William goes on about his work as some fabrication work for the truck, and Davis has no progress report.  SEMA update, kickback is NOT
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The Race of Gentlemen

Wet But Worth It

Driving to Pismo Beach, Calif. on Friday was a typical sunny So-Cal Day.  Got out of LA unscathed for the most part, quick lunch at Santa Barbara Brewing Company, and off to media check-in at the North Beach Campground in Pismo. No worries, some mention of ocean tides and 70% rain for Saturday, but no
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Episode #187

Motivation Walked Out

Episode #187 (Click to Listen in New Tab)   Davis and William kick back in the Galaxie studio after a couple of weeks of trying to get things done and fighting motivation.  William got some work done on the Ford F100 truck and Davis is tackling paint on the Mustang.  Obviously some tangents and interruptions,
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Japanese Classic Car Show

Long Beach, Calif.

The 12th annual Japanese Classic Car Show, dedicated to Old School Japanese Cars, came once again to the Queen Mary in Long Beach.  It is the largest show of its kind and features nothing but pre-1985 Japanese brand cars.  That means Celicas, 510′s, 240′s, Ladybirds, and more cool stuff to look at.  Check out our
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Episode #186: Back at the Galaxie Studio

Oh Geez...

Episode #186 (Click to listen in new tab.)   Back at the Galaxie Studio in Long Beach. We skipped Coronado Speed Week vintage racing.  We discuss other people’s work on your projects, whats doing with william’s truck and POR-15, priorities, some upcoming events such as The Race of Gentlemen in Pismo Beach, JCCS in Long
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The Great Labor Day Cruise

Time to cruise

William and Davis took the trek to their old stomping grounds over to Orange County to check out The Great Labor Day Cruise for the first time, even though it has been going strong for 34 years. Lots of neat muscle cars, hot rods, trucks and customs to check out at this event. Bring a
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Episode #185: GASSERS!

And Back at the Galaxie Studio

Episode #185 (Click to open in a new tab)   GASSERS!  GASSERS!  GASSERS! All about the 3rd Annual Gasser Show at the  Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo, CA.  Also the usual banter about what’s been going on with the Mustang and Truck,  the Munsters, and more. We forgot to give a shout out to
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Episode #184: Prime Motivation Interview

Hanging at SoCal Auto Spa

Episode #184 (Click to open in a new tab)   We attended an open house at SoCal Auto Spa in Brea, CA for an onsite conversation with Bill Montgomery, Tim Smith, and Mike Sagat to talk about the Prime Motivation program. Good folks with a common goal to motivate and get high school kids inspired
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Repost: Rebecca Nunes Interview

The Great Labor Day Cruise

Repost from last year.  The Great Labor Day Cruise is coming up in a few weeks so it seems time to catch up on what this show is all about.  Check out their website and Facebook pages to get connected. Click to listen, subscribe on iTunes, or stream it from your favorite podcast app.  
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Five Car Shows You Won’t Want to Miss

Guest Blogger Jason Mueller

Five Car Shows You Won’t Want to Miss by Jason Mueller Many car enthusiasts can tell you that the best way to find information on the car of your dreams is by attending a car show. All across the U.S., there are thousands of  annually that showcase some of the most elite as well as
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Prime Motivation

With Rodney Allen Rippy

Check these guys out…an innovative platform that promotes a positive message to youth to stay in school and continue education.  Interactive workshops and demonstrations use vehicles equipped with the latest technology to help provide valuable insight about career-tech education and the skills needed in today’s automotive industry.  It is curriculum based that generates interest and
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Episode #183: William is Back!

Whitewall Nationals and More!

Episode #183 (Click to open and listen in new window) We took a trip to San Pedro to check out the Whitewall Nationals on Saturday, July 16 here in SoCal. Show promoter, Eddie Greenwood had all the real estate for this custom/hot rod/bike car show in the Port of Los Angeles. You can listen to
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Episode #182: Davis Does Autocross!

Fontana: 103 Degrees

Episode #182  (Click to Listen in a New Window)   Back at the Galaxie Studio after a long day at Autoclub Speedway in Fontana for autocross sponsored by Hotchkis Suspension, we were participants rather than spectators. Listen to  how our day went, but more importantly how Project Nickel and Dime did on its real test
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Episode 181: Eddie Greenwood Interview

Whitewall Nationals

Episode #181 (Click to listen in new window)   We met up with Eddie G. and the Rockin’ Moroccan to chat up about the upcoming Whitewall Nationals show at ULS Kustoms in Signal Hill.  Cars, customs, trucks, 12 bands, Tiki, pinups, food, drinks, motorcycles, vendors, and more all coming to San Pedro on July 16,
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Video: POR-15

Stop Rust Permanently

  William tackles some rust issues on the bed of his truck using POR-15 products. Learn how to do it the right way by using their 3 part system and stop rust permanently. No welding required.   Floor Pan and Trunk Restoration Kit:  What’s in the box?      
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Episode #180: Priorities

Back to Work on Projects

Episode #180 Back at the GALAXIE STUDIO! Lots of updates for ProjectNickelandDime, Davis Mustang. William starts to remove rust with POR-15 process from Abolute Coatings. Davis makes it to the Edelbrock Car Show with the Mustang and finally meets Jim Morrison of South Bay Mustang Club, Eddie Greenwood of the Whitewall Nationals, Dawn Henderson with
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Episode #179: David Steele Interview

American Hot Rod Foundation

Episode #179 (click to open in new window)   David Steele, Director of the American Hot Rod Foundation, stopped by the Galaxie Studio for a sit-down interview.  We talk a little bit about the Foundation, its history, and where it is going as well as how David got involved and some of his cars and
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Fabulous Fords Forever

Knotts Berry Farm

Davis and the Podcast intern made it out to the 31st Annual Fabulous Fords Forever car show on Sunday, April 17, 2016.  It was presented by the Ford Car Club Council and the Ford Motor Company, and the show celebrates ALL Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles, from 1903 to the current models. Check out all
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Episode #178

Yeah, It's Been a While...

Episode 178 Both the Podcast Gearheads have been under the weather, William much more than Davis, but we did get a recording in at the Galaxie Studio in Long Beach.  Some significant Mustang updates to report,  SEMA SAN stuff you need to know about, local stuffs, and more!  Thanks for listening and supporting the podcast.
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Episode #177

More Mustang Woes

Episode #177 Back at the North Long Beach Satellite Studio after another frustrating day of trying to get the 302 in the Mustang running.  You can check out the whole project here. Davis did get compression at zero valve lash with his Scorpion roller rocker arms. TDC was verified and Comp Cams pushrod length was
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Re-Post: Project Street Legal

Interview With Donald Galaz From Project Street Legal

Episode Re-Post   The Chatsworth illegal street racers were sentenced this week for the February crash that killed two spectators in 2015. We felt it would be a good opportunity to re-post our podcast interview with Donald Galaz from the Brotherhood of Street Racers from July of 2015 regarding illegal street racing and re-opening a
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Episode #174

Sometimes Free is Gonna Cost You...

Back at the North Long Beach Satellite Studio with a late start due to William’s curse of the Hillbilly and why you need your dummy lights, Davis gets to rebuild a carburetor, drywall patching tip, and more garage banter between the two hosts. Check out the Youtube video. More car projects here.   Episode #174
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