The ultimate VW air-cooled podcast. From history to drag racing, Vintage to rarest of the rare. We hit them all. if you love air-cooled classic Volkswagens then this podcast is for you.
Ep 179 Original Rag-berry David Garcia
BACK IN THE EARLY 1980S THERE WAS A GUY IN EAST LOS ANGELES BY THE NAME OF DANNY A. He did pinstriping, back window logos and graphics on the side of cars. In the mid 80s there became a group of cars in the East LA area in south-central that were logoed cars. Obviously having the logo or the a.k.a. name on the side of the car. This week's podcast is with David Garcia owner and builder of the original rag – Barry car. A 1961 ragtop sunroof Volkswagen painted in Porsche indigo raspberry. David started a club called boys and style they were known for their clean lines and slick paint jobs in the East LA area. Enjoy this step back in history of the early LA VW look CaL- style.
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Ep 178 Jack Sacchette
From his early beginings in metal shop class. Jack started manufacturing parts in the 80's. Opening Jay Cee enterprises and making a name for himself in the VW world. Jack has had a passion for the VW racing world. Starting out street racing, after the death of 2 close friends he decided to hit the track. From there the records started falling. Hes an 8 time NHRA record holder. Buiding JayCee to the point where it was purchasd by the largest VW aftermarket company in the world. His Terminator Carburator changed the racing game. The list goes on and on. He just left Empi after his contract expired see what hes up to now!
Ep 177 Buggs Buddies original member William Noguera
Buggs Buddies was the original East LAVW club .A car club founded in east LA by the Chacon brothers. William Noguera was the Sgt. At arms. We briefly spoke about him on the podcast with VW Kidd. Wiliam is an author, Artist, podcaster & Co Host on Deathrow diaries a podcast from deathrow. He was one of the originators of the cal-style look with its origins in Low-Riding influanced VW Buggs. Mostly Rag tops or convertables. William liked them fast. He was hired on to work at Mikeys Precision VW he started building engines. He & the Buggs Buddies would hit Whitter Boulivard and the clubs in the late 70's early 80s. The club was notorius for a reason find out why. Theres also a story about street racing a not yet famous top fuler on the street. Find out who won. Another piece of the VW history coming together.
Ep 176 Lizard Richard Mercado
If youve been on instagram you have seen Lizard aka Richard Mercado. Hes full of energy and he always has a lot going on. Hear his story on how he got started and how its going. He does everythig from tune ups to restorations. Located in Downey Ca. His collection of cars is impressive.
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Ep 175 Rob Mulner EMPI VP Marketing
Rob Mullner is the new VP of Marketing for EMPi we sit down talk about his intoduction to the VW scene. How it copares to the other european car market, His thoughts on the VW scene as a whole. What plans does EMPI have for the future of the Ari cooled VW scene. Bill also does a bonus update on project stats a little Barrett Jackson talk & whats happening with the follwing projects. Future Shock, Type 34 Ghia, Rag Chop, Carbon Cab, Bullrun Bus, & Mock 11.
EP 174 Lee Bushaw one fast 58
Lee Bushaw put it down when he showed up He debut his Bug in 2005 and received the coveted DKP award during the VW classic weekend with his super clean 58 beetle. Lee then went on to devistate the compitetion on the track. Known for ripping wheelies in this clean bug hes not afraid to drive it hard. We discuss the build ans the engine details. How & why he decided to build the engine. The swap for the orginal car & much more. Its a great listen. Lee is proof you can build a super clean VERY fast car in your garage too.
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Highest quality podcast in content and audio quality about VW’s out right now!!
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Having owned a VW for the better part of 6 years I’m so happy that I found your podcast. Things started going stale with my restoration but your content has made get back into the garage and work.
I listen every week love all the different guests and topics. Being in Ohio it’s neat to hear what’s going all over the world. Got into the scene a couple years ago this show only makes me want more.