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A discussion with invited guests about their personal relationships with automotive nostalgia. Despite the title, it doesn't even matter if the topic of discussion is their Dad's car or not. It could be their Mums, their Grans, parents, guardians or even a neighbours. If it made an impression, we want to talk about it.Season 1 - February - May 2023Season 2 - July - November 2023Season 3 - November 2023 - March 2024Season 4 - April 2024Hosted by Andy Gregory and Jon Recknell. Want to be a guest? Get in touch mydadscarpodcast@gmail.comEnjoying the podcast? You can support us with with a one off or monthly donation. www.buymeacoffee.com/mydadscarVisit our website: www.mydadscar.co.uk 

My Dad's Car Andy Gregory and Jon Recknell

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A discussion with invited guests about their personal relationships with automotive nostalgia. Despite the title, it doesn't even matter if the topic of discussion is their Dad's car or not. It could be their Mums, their Grans, parents, guardians or even a neighbours. If it made an impression, we want to talk about it.Season 1 - February - May 2023Season 2 - July - November 2023Season 3 - November 2023 - March 2024Season 4 - April 2024Hosted by Andy Gregory and Jon Recknell. Want to be a guest? Get in touch mydadscarpodcast@gmail.comEnjoying the podcast? You can support us with with a one off or monthly donation. www.buymeacoffee.com/mydadscarVisit our website: www.mydadscar.co.uk 

    Dave Carey: Brock Director, Personal plates, Robbing a service station to pay for racing and more! S4E2

    Dave Carey: Brock Director, Personal plates, Robbing a service station to pay for racing and more! S4E2

    This week we're joined by Dave Carey from Adelaide in Australia!Yep! The good work we have been doing has trickled down under, and we're gathering some momentum, which attracted motoring journalist and petrol head Dave to get in touch with us. Dave's father passed away when he was just over 5 years old, but he still has some strong memories of his car, he also recalls his Mums car, and their matching number plates.Conversation also covers an ex partner of his Mum's who robbed a service s...

    • 40 min
    Steve Waddingham: Working at Dad's garage, Grandad was a chauffeur in a Morris Minor, Aston Martin, Allegro and more. S4E1

    Steve Waddingham: Working at Dad's garage, Grandad was a chauffeur in a Morris Minor, Aston Martin, Allegro and more. S4E1

    The first episode of Season 4 really sets the bar high (but panic not, we've got some great guests waiting in the wings too), Steve Waddingham is the official company historian for none other than Aston Martin Lagonda, but when he's not researching old colour names, and digging out race cars from dusty barns, he's behind the wheel of his own Austin Allegro! Yep... you read that right! We talk about his Father's Austin Cambridge, him working at his Dad's garage fixing cars. His Grandad wh...

    • 39 min
    Bonus Episode: Many guests! Plenty of your earliest car memories and reflection from the NEC Practical Classics Restoration Show

    Bonus Episode: Many guests! Plenty of your earliest car memories and reflection from the NEC Practical Classics Restoration Show

    Jon and Andy went wild in the halls of the NEC with the newly acquired podcasting machine (thanks coffee buyers..) gathering together a wonderful and eclectic collection of earliest car memories from many different show goers. The quality is ok considering we recorded these stood up surrounded by hundreds of other people talking! So go easy on the critique!If you were one of the 'lucky' people we spoke to - thanks so much for your time, we really appreciate it. Normal service will r...

    • 39 min
    Russell Quirk: Dad had a new car every few months... His Porsche 911 didn't last a week! E-Type, Aston Martin, Escort RS2000, Rolls Royce S3E10

    Russell Quirk: Dad had a new car every few months... His Porsche 911 didn't last a week! E-Type, Aston Martin, Escort RS2000, Rolls Royce S3E10

    Jon and Andy are joined by Russell Quirk who recalls countless tales of his Dad's cars.He reckons his Dad swapped cars every 6 months, and we're not just talking old Ford Escorts (although he had an RS2000) we're talking E-Types, Aston Martin's, Rolls Royces, TVR, Porsche and more. Russell's Dad was an Estate Agent in Essex, and liked to show off a little as to how successful he was. In later life he got into Car Dealerships, and was known as Mazda Man due to his brand allegiance. R...

    • 49 min
    Helen Stanley: James Bond, Noel Gallagher, 405 Mi16, BMW E36, and the latest online car buying experience S3E9

    Helen Stanley: James Bond, Noel Gallagher, 405 Mi16, BMW E36, and the latest online car buying experience S3E9

    Jon and Andy welcome Helen Stanley to My Dad's car this week. She may be familar to some of you having graced our TV screens on Goblin Works Garage and Motor Pickers to name but a few. These day's Helen is working as an artist - check out her pop art here: helenstanleyofficial.comHelen also hosts a podcast with her cousin, called Cars of the Macabre - take a listen in all the usual places. Discussion on her own car influence starts with toys, and then builds into a love of watching James...

    • 32 min
    Steve Holden: Holiday breakfasts at Little Chef and Mum's XR3i Cabriolet Christmas present! S3E8

    Steve Holden: Holiday breakfasts at Little Chef and Mum's XR3i Cabriolet Christmas present! S3E8

    Andy and Jon are joined by Steve Holden, a friend of Andy's whom he knows through classic VW ownership.The discussion kicks off with Steve's Mum's Datsun Cherry Coupe, before talk turns to a Morris Marina Van, and a love in for the Renault 9 - which led Steve to buy a Renualt 19 later in life.Steve's Dad surprised his mum with an Escort XR3i Cabriolet one Christmas, he'd hidden it in the garage the week before, but the marks on the grass almost gave the game away.Being a hands on Dad (having ...

    • 30 min

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riddikuluspatronus1 ,

Awesome!

If you like the automotive industry it’s a must add to your playlist! Great conversation and content. I really like the interviews on this show. Funny and entertaining from beginning to end! Excellent host! Conversations from cars to Harley Davidsons. Looking forward to the next episode!

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