44 episodes

Covering everything from current industry issues and trends, to answering questions and offering advice to gearheads across the nation, Stacey brings a lifetime of automotive knowledge and expertise to the Podcast listener. With Stacey’s unique life experience, and deep pool of friends, the program is fun, informative, inspiring and like nothing else on the air.

Tales of a Gearhead Stacey David

    • Leisure
    • 4.9 • 78 Ratings

Covering everything from current industry issues and trends, to answering questions and offering advice to gearheads across the nation, Stacey brings a lifetime of automotive knowledge and expertise to the Podcast listener. With Stacey’s unique life experience, and deep pool of friends, the program is fun, informative, inspiring and like nothing else on the air.

    Jerry Reed Part 2

    Jerry Reed Part 2

    Stacey’s interview with the one and only Jerry Reed continues, as they dig into Jerry’s latest and greatest passion - working the Wounded Warriors charity, the importance of family in his life, his just finished Christmas single “Christmas at the Mall”, his guitar collection and finally some more tales about his early days in Nashville doing session recordings with Chet Atkins.

    • 17 min
    Jerry Reed Part 1

    Jerry Reed Part 1

    On this episode, Stacey pulls a jewel out of the GEARZ vaults. The final interview with country legend Jerry Reed. Jerry and Stacey sat down and talked about everything from how Jerry met Burt Reynolds, to making "Smokey & The Bandit", the writing and recording of his greatest hit "Eastbound & Down”, to recording with the king, Elvis Presley and the fate of Jerry’s Bandit Trans-Am that was given to him by Burt and Bandit director Hal Needham. 
     

    • 27 min
    Mario Andretti

    Mario Andretti

    Stacey shares his tale of how preparing to spend an afternoon at the track with racing legend Mario Andretti, was it’s own stressful pit stop in a race against the clock.
     
    After that, he tackles the listener questions: “How to buy a used project?” and “Is it ever ok to leave rust on a vehicle?”
     

    • 20 min
    Cornwell Visit

    Cornwell Visit

    Don and Blake from Cornwell Quality Tools drop by and talk new boxes and tool storage.

    • 22 min
    Shortages and Sales

    Shortages and Sales

    Today Stacey talks about the MAVERICK’s return, the Aftermarket doing well while the OEMs are dealing with chip shortages and catastrophic flooding and finally plays a game of “What if….” While going through RUSH drummer Neil Peart’s auto collection that recently went up for auction.

    • 19 min
    Dream Builds vs. Reality

    Dream Builds vs. Reality

    Stacey offers some advice to a listener who is wanting to return to the restoration biz after many years away. Then he goes into the dream projects you wish you could do vs the ones you have. After that, Stacey shares a tale about his first paint project - an old rail buggy his dad brought home. Then finally wraps everything up with some of the inspirations for Copperhead and the V8 Interceptor. 

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
78 Ratings

78 Ratings

rancid brew ,

More show

I love the show!! It needs to be an hour at least.

Lanetrain11 ,

Great show

This is a great show I have a question for you what is the best way to ask it and get on the show

williediesel ,

Since I was a kid

So awesome to see Stacy with a podcast!
I’m like most red blooded American who grew up watching Trucks ..

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