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Entertaining, empowering and educational automotive news and car culture, featuring guest interviews from all over the world, with host Frank Leutz, shop owner and ASE Certified technician.

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Entertaining, empowering and educational automotive news and car culture, featuring guest interviews from all over the world, with host Frank Leutz, shop owner and ASE Certified technician.

    #230 Under Hood and Under Stress An Industry Seeking Solutions for The Future

    #230 Under Hood and Under Stress An Industry Seeking Solutions for The Future

    SPECIAL GUESTS : LUCAS UNDERWOOD & DAVID ROMAN | ASOG PODCAST 

    With a dynamic and progressive approach to what is plaguing the automotive industry, while on an ultimate path of deep rooted discovery and the needed solutions , Shop Owner Lucas Underwood & David Roman bring the real and raw of how, as an industry, we can overcome some of the most challenging problems for the betterment of the consumer, automotive technician and shop owners. Catch your favorite podcast player ASOG \ AND-----  www.amazon.com/ASOG-Podcast



     

    • 57 min
    #229 Spike Feresten | Spike's Car Radio

    #229 Spike Feresten | Spike's Car Radio

    Spike Feresten 

    Television writer ,screenwriter ,comedian and TV personality known for his work on Seinfeld sitcom as well as writing for David Letterman and hosting the late night talk Talk Show with Spike Feresten on Fox TV . Former host of Esquire Network's series Car Matchmaker with Spike Feresten. He currently hosts the podcast Spike's Car Radio with Paul Zuckerman. He was also a screenwriter for the 2007 animated film, Bee Movie.

    Spikes Car Radio ( SCR ) Podcast 



    Cars, Coffee and Comedy hosted by comedian and automotive enthusiast Spike Feresten and featuring Jerry Seinfeld, lawyer Paul Zuckerman, MotorTrend's Jonny Lieberman, and The Smoking Tire's Matt Farah with guests from the automotive industry, notable comedians and celebrities taking you behind the wheel !





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    Fireball Publishing : Hollywood Writer SPIKE FERESTEN's 18 Favorite Cars and Bikes, a Super-Cool SPIKEMAZE and a really tough CROSSWORD PUZZLE--coloring book

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    • 54 min
    #228 CEO & President Legendary Companies : Wade Kawasaki

    #228 CEO & President Legendary Companies : Wade Kawasaki

     



    Wade Kawasaki is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Legendary Brands (formerly Coker Group.) In his executive role, Kawasaki oversees the fourteen brands and six operating companies, which include Coker Tire, Wheel Vintiques, Roadster Wire Wheels and The Great Race. In addition to his role at the Coker Group, Wade Kawasaki is the SEMA Immediate Past Chairman of the Board, where he still has a role on the Board of Directors in making important decisions to benefit the 52-billion-dollar automotive aftermarket. Wade joins us on this special edition of the show to discuss his early years pumping gas in Los Angeles during his time with the family business, his tenure with  SEMA   & the importance of keeping the aftermarket viable while technology blazes away, along with his incredible experience meeting car enthusiasts while traveling all over the country with his platform Car Guy Adventures !



     



     



     

    • 54 min
    #227 My Classic Car : Dennis Gage

    #227 My Classic Car : Dennis Gage

    With over 25 years on the air, Dennis Gage of My Classic Car has one of the longest running shows of its kind in television history, and Dennis has become an icon in the specialty vehicle and collector car hobbies! In the course of creating over 500 episodes, Dennis has traveled the world and has gotten to meet and hang out with some pretty interesting people while making us all drool over some of history's coolest rolling works of automotive art and style !  Join us as Dennis stops by the show to discuss some pretty awesome life experiences & the history of how My Classic Car was created along with his recent coloring book expose with movie car designer & artist Fireball Tim 



    SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT : Follow us on our Wrench Nation You Tube for the latest weekly updates from some of the most fascinating automotive venues and the awesome folks highlighting their rolling works of art !

    • 56 min
    #226 Lifted Trucks : How to Avoid these Common Suspension Lift Mistakes

    #226 Lifted Trucks : How to Avoid these Common Suspension Lift Mistakes

     



    In the market for a lifted truck ? Do you know someone that had a suspension lift performed and things did not go as well as it should have ? With so many variations on how to lift a truck , and the variety of lift kit companies that are available , how will you know if you are getting a quality product and end result suited to the off road demands that you are seeking ?



    We spend some time with Mike Halland of LiftedTrucks.com to discuss some of the common mistakes when doing a suspension lift, as well as the rich history of Lifted Trucks charitable in the community , along with how they were able to survive during the height of COVID and continue business growth .



    *Appreciate many of you that have subscribed to our YouTube channel , as we will continue to work hard bringing you weekly content highlighting the fascinating folks, vehicles and places of the automotive industry . Please join us there !



     



     

    • 53 min
    #225 Good Guys Rod & Customs Journalist Damon Lee

    #225 Good Guys Rod & Customs Journalist Damon Lee

    The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association hosts an incredible series of classic cars shows across the country each year bringing car enthusiasts and builders of a variety of muscle cars, vintage vehicles and classic rides for a weekend of good times .We dive in to the legendary history & the one of a kind car show experience with special guest Good Guys Good Times Gazette Journalist Damon Lee



    In addition Brandon Eckenrode of Collision Repair Education Foundation, along with Author Rachel Alfonso of the kids automotive book sensation What Cars Say announce a partnership where a portion of book sales will go to young female students who are entering the collision industry.



     

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
50 Ratings

50 Ratings

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Appreciate the basics

As a high school student just getting started , I like the way they keep it simple and easy to understand I feel like they are speaking to me and appreciate they are not coming across arrogant . Thanks for a good show guys !

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Great car show

This is one of the best car shows on podcast right now!

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Best Car Talk Show

Wrench Nation is awesome with host Frank! Has amazing guests each and every week.

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