Matt Farah and Zack Klapman sit down with automotive icons, pro drivers, comedians and other friends to discuss automotive industry news, racing, projects and whatever else comes to mind.
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Larry Kosilla (Detailer, @AMMONYC)
Larry Kosilla is one of the most respected and well-known automotive detailers in the world. His YouTube channel is full of DIY advice, tutorials, and videos showing him turning disgusting barn finds into shining show pieces.
How to detail your car: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYsa8SOy3TkoxI5D17s1u-w
Support Larry's game on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1433570/Car_Detailing_Simulator/
Everything to care for your car: https://www.ammonyc.com/
Speed Academy's Dave Pratte and Peter Tarach
Speed Academy is a website and YouTube channel all about building fast cars the right way. Hosted by Peter Tarach and Dave Pratte, the channel will teach you how to upgrade, tune, and swap your engine, the right way. We talk about wrenching in the rust belt, about Japanese car values, why K swaps are getting popular, their big sedan challenge, JDM legends build-off, and a lot more. Don't miss it!
Check out their channel. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKnM8fn3oiMjXNWFnYCAXlw
Sung Kang (Fast & Furious, Bullet to the Head)
Sung Kang played Han Lue in five of the Fast & Furious movies. He's also a deep dude with a garage of cool projects, an appreciation for 914s, an incredible sense of humor, and a 240Z that taught him some lessons. He works on his own project cars, runs a blog called Suns Garage, and just loves to drive. This was an incredible show. https://sungsgarage.com/
Watch this episode: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4WGV-W5zD1MK4yHbNGwmw
Larry Chen (Automotive/motorsports photographer)
Pikes Peak, the new Nissan Proto, smogging an R32 Sklyine, chasing Baja trucks; Larry Chen has captured it all. He is one of the best automotive photographers in the business. Larry travels the world capturing incredible moments in motorsport, hosts a show for Hoonigan, and partnered with Canon to teach photography classes. He's photographed driving stars and secret cars. Oh, and his chase car is a sweet Datsun 240Z.
Buy sick prints here https://www.etsy.com/shop/LarryChenPhoto
Off-roading the G550 (Crew Show!)
Matt and Zack recorded this show while driving down a dirt trail in the Mercedes G550. We talk about SSC's troubles, old Ferrari ownership, off-roading, and the G550, of course.
Car brokers Steve Serio & Cam Ingram
Are barn finds dead? Are auctions manipulated? These guys have the info. Steve Serio (@therealbondgroup) and Cameron Ingram (@porsche_malone) help people find, buy, and maintain car worth 5, 6, or 8 figures. They enlighten us finding cars, buying cars, why owning vintage race cars is the worst great idea, and a LOT more. This is one of the funniest and most informative shows we've ever done.
Check out Cameron's work at https://roadscholars.com/