V8 Radio Podcast:  Recap From The Global Auto Salon in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

Cool cars really are universal. 

 

On this episode of the world-renowned V8 Radio Podcast, Kevin Oeste and Mike “Q-Ball” Clarke chat about the recent Global Auto Salon in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.   V8TV’s Kevin and Kelle Oeste were both in attendance along with their friend and customer Grady, along with the 1969 Camaro “ZR9” brought in by it’s owner from Dubai.    It was an amazing experience, one which broke down stereotypes, shared insights to a huge new market for automotive enthusiasts, and created wonderful new friendships.   And don’t worry, Mike and Kevin didn’t forget the trivia question or nonsense, either.  

 
 

 

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V8 Radio:  2019 SEMA Show Recap, Mustang Mach E, Events, Trivia, and More!

 

SEMA 2019, the biggest SEMA Show ever?

 

This time on the V8 Radio Podcast, Kevin Oeste and Mike Clarke recap the amazingly huge 2019 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.   Kevin had quite a week, as did the other 180,000 plus atendees who came from all over the world to do business in the Automotive Aftermarket.   The conversation then veers to the new Ford Mustang Mach E electric SUV and thoughts on the branding of the car.   Finally, Mike and Kevin preview the 2019 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals and the 2019 Global Auto Salon in Riyadh.   Oh yeah, don't forget the trivia!

 
 

 

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V8 Radio:  The SEMA Show 2 Days Early, Automotive Trivia, and More

 

The calm before the show opens.

 

Kevin Oeste and Mike Clarke chat before the opening of the 2019 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.   This was recorded in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center a couple days before show opening as Kevin stood at the info desk.   Yes, people asked him where the restroom is.    Plus, there’s automotive trivia and the overselling adjective, all things you don’t want to miss on V8 Radio!

 
 
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ARP Fasteners for Mike’s GTO, Paint Tips, 24 Hours of LeMons, Trivia, and More!

 

The GTO takes one step closer to super-bad. 

 

Mike’s 1967 Pontiac GTO finally receives the internal engine love it’s been awaiting in the form of a complete ARP engine fastener kit to keep all his hot new engine parts together at all RPM.   Then, Kevin chats with Paul Fernandez from AutomotiveTouchUp.com about paint tips and tricks for nearly every car, large and small.   And later, Mike joins a 24 Hours of LeMons team with high aspirations and a maybe a few delusions of grandeur.   And don’t forget the automotive trivia, all on V8 Radio!
 

 

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V8 Radio:  Shout outs, SEMA Preview, V8 Speed and Resto Shop Projects, Trivia, and more!

 

It’s a great time to start a project!

 

This episode of V8 Radio covers a variety of topics, ranging from some listener shout-outs and discussion of automotive forums, to new projects in the V8 Speed and Resto Shop and a 2019 SEMA Show preview and Kevin’s involvement with the event.    Of course, the automotive trivia is front and center, and the usual nonsense is sprinkled throughout.    That’s a lot of meat and potatoes for one free podcast!
 
 

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V8 Radio:  Car Guy Wedding, V8 Speed & Resto Interior Shop, Saudi Arabia,  Trivia, and More!

 

Spreading Hot Rodding Around The World!

 

 

On this episode of V8 Radio, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste reflect on V8 Speed & Resto Shop team member Trevor’s recent wedding.   It was a beautiful day, and the happy couple nicely integrated Trevor’s 1968 Chevrolet C10 SS pickup truck into the ceremony, gallantly delivering bride Trisha to the ceremony.   And the officiant was V8 Radio’s own Kevin Oeste!   Later, they reveal details on the newly added upholstery shop at V8 Speed & Resto, and round out the episode with a discussion on the upcoming Riyadh Car Show in Saudi Arabia!  You get all this plus trivia in a jam-packed episode of V8 Radio!
 
 

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V8 Radio:  LS Pontiac Trans Am, September 11 Thoughts,  Trivia, and More

 

But is it wrong?   It HAD an OLDS motor in it!

 

 

On this episode of V8 Radio, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste reflect on the day this episode was recorded, which happened to be September 11.   The whole show is not somber, however… not by any stretch, as they discuss the merits of swapping a 180 HP Olds 403 in favor of a hot 500 HP LS3 into a 1979 Pontiac Trans Am.  Mike also chats with Paul Weinstein at the 29th annual Indian Uprising All Pontiac Show!  And this show’s trivia question is absolutely epic… especially Q-Ball’s guess!   Link to Heather "Lucky" Penney Interview video:  https://youtu.be/zvdjLhOnlO0
 
 
 

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V8 Radio:  Bonneville Speed Week, Drive In Cruise Recap, Trivia, and More

 

So many cool car events, not enough time!

 
On this episode of V8 Radio, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste chat about Kevin’s recent trip to the Bonneville Salt Flats for Speed Week, or the lack thereof.   You’ll have to listen to get it.   They also recap the 2019 Drive In Cruise event and cover what to do when things break.    Of course, there’s a couple automotive trivia questions, some bad puns, a few other laughs, and more nonsense… a typical episode of V8 Radio!
 
 
 

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V8 Radio:  Working On The 1962 Buick with Paul and Mike, Trivia, and More

 

Quality time with friends working on cars!

 
On this episode of V8 Radio, we have a special guest as Mike Clarke and Paul Wieshuber head to the V8 Speed & Resto Shop to visit host Kevin Oeste and spend some time working on Paul’s 1962 Buick Electra convertible.   They made some sheetmetal pieces, and Paul and Mike learned some new techniques, along with an appreciation for the time it takes to make custom parts.  PLUS a bonus automotive trivia question, as Paul brings one to the table!
 
 
 

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V8 Radio:  4-Wheel Jamboree, Yardley’s Riv, Iacocca, Greg Weld, Daihatsu Charade?  Trivia, More

 

It’s the people that make it fun.

 
On this episode of V8 Radio, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste chat about Kevin and Kelle’s recent trip to the 4-Wheel Jamboree truck show and how much fun they had at the event.   While there, they bumped into Kevin’s buddy Jeff “Yardley” Holthenrichs, a fellow Buick Riviera fan he met in the 1990s.   From there, they chat about Lee Iacocca and friend Greg Weld and somehow land on some of the crappiest cars ever built.   There’s all this PLUS automotive trivia!   It’s a true podcast event!
 
 
 
 

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V8 Radio:  New Tech in Old Cars, Camaros at Goodguys, Trivia and More!

 

It's Camaro-Palooza Time!

 
 
On this episode of V8 Radio, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste spend some time chatting about the recently completed 1946 Ford Tudor restoration at the V8 Speed & Resto Shop.   Later, the V8 Team is honored to have not only 1, but 2 awesome 1969 Camaros built by V8 Speed & Resto at the 2019 Goodguys PPG Nationals in Columbus, Ohio!   Next, they discuss the adaptation of new technology to cool old cars for better performance and driveability.     Don't forget the trivia questions, and you have a full episode of V8 Radio!
 
 
 

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V8 Radio:  Power Tour Wrap Up, Street Machine Nationals, Dads and Cars, Die Casts, Trivia, and More!

 

Cool cars big and small, the V8 Radio guys dig them all!

 
 
On this episode of V8 Radio, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste chat about the recently completed 25th anniversary Hot Rod Power Tour and preview the Street Machine Nationals event series.   Then they veer into a chat about their buddy and regular V8 Radio listener Frank Szymkowski’s sweet GTO being immortalized in a die-cast model!   They cover hot wheels, die cast, and a few others before sharing stories about Dads and cars and how many of us got started in the car hobby in the first place.   Oh yeah, there’s also automotive trivia and more!
 
 
 

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V8 Radio:  5th Annual Drive In Cruise, Tuning the LT-4, Automotive Trivia, and More!

 

It’s Time To Party Again!

 
On this episode of V8 Radio, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste kick off the show with 2 automotive trivia questions, then fly right into a preview of the upcoming 5th Annual Drive In Cruise event!   They also cover some new discoveries made by the V8 Speed & Resto Shop on tuning the Chevrolet LT-4 supercharged engine to overcome a common RPM issue some are having with transplanted power plants.     Get your tickets at http://www.driveincruise.com today.  
 
 
 

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V8 Radio:  Q-Ball on Pit Crew, Goodguys Nashville,  Trivia, and More!

 

Spring events are finally in full swing!

 
For much of the US, the weather is finally changing for the better for car fanatics.   On this episode of V8 Radio, Mike “Q-Ball” Clarke and Kevin Oeste chat about some of the great car events going on all over the country.   Kevin and Kelle attended the Goodguys Nashville event, and Q acted as Chassis Engineer while pit-crewing for his buddy at Blackhawk Farms Raceway.   They also preview the Street Machine Nationals.  Of course, there’s trivia and other automotive nonsense, so be sure to check out the latest V8 Radio!   Check out the Goodguys pics below!