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The Truck Show Podcast with Lightning and Holman is a fun, irreverent and edgy look at today’s world of trucks. Hosted by veteran Los Angeles radio personality and producer Jay “Lightning” Tilles and truck expert and longtime automotive journalist Sean Holman, the duo bring a unique and entertaining perspective to truck enthusiasts. Featuring informative segments with a comedic twist, The Truck Show Podcast includes interviews with industry personalities, new product reviews, event coverage, humorous dissection of past trends, and the latest happenings in all things truck, including lifted, lowered, and everything in between.

The Truck Show Podcast with Lightning and Holman is a fun, irreverent and edgy look at today’s world of trucks. Hosted by veteran Los Angeles radio personality and producer Jay “Lightning” Tilles and truck expert and longtime automotive journalist Sean Holman, the duo bring a unique and entertaining perspective to truck enthusiasts. Featuring informative segments with a comedic twist, The Truck Show Podcast includes interviews with industry personalities, new product reviews, event coverage, humorous dissection of past trends, and the latest happenings in all things truck, including lifted, lowered, and everything in between.
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The Truck Show Podcast with Lightning and Holman is a fun, irreverent and edgy look at today’s world of trucks. Hosted by veteran Los Angeles radio personality and producer Jay “Lightning” Tilles and truck expert and longtime automotive journalist Sean Holman, the duo bring a unique and entertaining perspective to truck enthusiasts. Featuring informative segments with a comedic twist, The Truck Show Podcast includes interviews with industry personalities, new product reviews, event coverage, humorous dissection of past trends, and the latest happenings in all things truck, including lifted, lowered, and everything in between.

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Episodes

Ep. 44 - Finding C10 Ronnie, EV 4x4s Are Here, Importance of Mentorship

12/10/2018
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Episode 44 is full of goodness, including a conversation with fellow podcaster Ronnie Wetch from C10 Talk, a look at electric trucks with the founder and CEO of electric vehicle startup Bollinger Motors, Robert Bollinger, and a great clip from SEMA’s Brew Talks about mentorship and vocational education. Ben Palmer from American Expedition Vehicles also drops by with pizza, Dr. Pepper, and a little truck insight.

Duration:02:17:02

Ep. 43 - Off-Roading in The Sahara, Lightning Finds Low Range, Introducing The 5-Star Hotline

12/3/2018
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Holman brings you along on his adventure wheeling Nissan trucks in the Western Sahara desert, while the incomparable Emme Hall makes for some good comedy. The guys also launch the 5-Star Hotline as a new way to interact with the Truck Show Podcast Listeners. Lightning joins some Truck Show fans for a day of rock crawling in Johnson Valley, CA.

Duration:01:24:33

Bizarre Cummins Swaps, Australian Parts For Better Adventures, Buy Lightning’s Truck

11/26/2018
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Steve Sanders from Cummins returns to talk about R2.8 swaps, while the guys ask him a bunch of questions about upcoming Cummins-powered trucks. Lightning and Holman dial up the future to find out what kind of Rhinos come from Australia and what Aussie accessories will make your truck more functional. Plus, the time has come for Lightning to sell his beloved brodozer, and Holman teases a survivor XJ that needs to find a new home.

Duration:02:02:49

Ep. 42 - Bizarre Cummins Swaps, Australian Parts For Better Adventures, Buy Lightning’s Truck

11/26/2018
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Steve Sanders from Cummins returns to talk R2.8 swaps, while the guys try to get answers about upcoming Cummins-powered trucks. Lightning and Holman dial up the future to find out what kind of Rhinos come from Australia and what Aussie accessories help your truck carry more. Plus, the time has come for Lightning to sell his beloved brodozer, and Holman teases a survivor XJ that needs a new home.

Duration:02:02:49

Ep. 41 - Centerforce Clutches, Sadistic Iron Werks, What We Missed At SEMA

11/19/2018
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After several episodes on the road, the guys return to the studio and catch up and with Will Baty of Centerforce Clutches, reconnect with Bobby Martin of Sadistic Iron Werks, and discuss what was missed at SEMA. Plus, find out which manufacturers are hinting at future trucks with concepts that are in plain sight.

Duration:01:33:16

Ep. 40 - Adventures On The Trail, A Memorial to Off-Roaders, Ghost Town Burgers

11/12/2018
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In this episode, the guys are back on the road, er trail, putting a 2018 Chevy Colorado ZR2 through its paces. Along the way, they pay respects at the Mojave Desert’s Husky Memorial and speak to those with loved ones to remember. Before heading home, they make a stop in the historic gold town of Randsburg and chat with the owner of the town’s working General Store.

Duration:01:12:49

Ep. 39 - Bonus SEMA USAisode Day 5

11/4/2018
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It’s SEMA week! In this Day 5 Bonus Episode, the guys take a closer look at the world of family owned businesses and parts and products made in the USA. This episode features Mike Sapgnola from SEMA, a listener from Ford, award-winning truck builder Chris Church, Stan Chen from Toyo Tires, Mike Stickney from Westin Automotive, John Angelastro from sPOD, Mark Dickens of Chevrolet Performance Parts, Mike Sype of Rancho/Dynomax/Thrush, Lonnie McCurry Jr. of SkyJacker, Jim McGean of Dynatrac,...

Duration:01:44:25

Ep. 38 - Bonus SEMA Liftisode Day 4

11/3/2018
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It’s SEMA week! In this Day 4 Bonus Episode, the guys take a closer look at the world of lifted trucks with Rob Pigue from Plan B Fab, Kyle Bennett from Stryker Off-Road and SORD Performance Shocks, Listener Carter Reed from BDS, Aaron Aldrich from Any Level Lift, and long-time big-truck innovator Jeff Kelderman from Kelderman.

Duration:01:24:37

Ep. 37 - Bonus SEMA Episode Day 3

11/2/2018
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It’s SEMA week! In this Day 3 Bonus Episode, Gale Banks is back to discuss SEMA, differential covers, mentoring, and his newfound love of Monster Energy drinks. Other guests include Ryan Morgan from Sparks Motors and Diesel Brothers, Jason Gauci from Lund International, Matt Feldermann from AEV, and Chase Carroll from Innov8 Design Labs. Oh, and find out what famous person Gale snubbed to be on our show!

Duration:01:55:09

Ep. 36 - Bonus SEMA Episode Day 2

11/1/2018
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It’s SEMA week! In this Day 2 Bonus Episode, the guys catch up with Brent Hagan from Nissan, SEMA’s Launch Pad winner Matt Beenan, Melanie Hellwig White from Hellwig Products, Craig Jackson of Barrett Jackson, Kevin Stearns from Tillman Motorsports/Pacific Fab, and Titan racer Walter Cheney from Venom Racing.

Duration:02:00:16

Ep. 35 - Bonus SEMA Episode Day 1

10/31/2018
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It’s SEMA week! In this Day 1 Bonus Episode, the guys catch up with Truck Guru Chris Payne, Jordan Muhlbauer from Daytona Truck Meet, Jason Sandusky from American Force Wheels, John Hennessey from Hennessey Performance, and Jerry Zaiden from Camburg. We also check out the first slammed 2019 Ram1500 we’ve seen and enjoy the best marketing move of the day as DECKED hired a local high school band to serenade the entire South Hall. Well done.

Duration:00:50:14

Ep. 34 - Mike Finnegan Hangs, 2019 Half-Tons, One Man Touches 1.5 million Super Duty Trucks

10/29/2018
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Roadkill’s Mike Finnegan comes back to tell more magazine guy stories, talk Carolina Reaper peppers, and discusses his induction in the Mini Truck Hall of Fame. One man makes his mark on 1.5 million Super Duty trucks and Holman shares his insight from Truck Trend’s 2019 Pickup Truck of the Year Competition.

Duration:02:05:08

Ep. 33 - Freiburger is Back, Infamous Viper Truck, Diff Covers Uncovered

10/22/2018
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Roadkill’s David Freiburger returns and no topic is off the table. From speed records and Doritos to autonomous driving and cliff diving vehicles, the guys go deep to explore the true definition of a pickup. Herb Helbig, retired Viper engineer, talks about how the Ram SRT-10 became the world’s fastest production truck and Lightning and Holman discuss the whether aftermarket diff covers really work.

Duration:02:21:07

Ep. 32 - Off Road Expoisode!

10/15/2018
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The Truck Show Podcast with Lightning and Holman is a fun, irreverent and edgy look at today’s world of trucks. Hosted by veteran Los Angeles radio personality and producer Jay “Lightning” Tilles and truck expert and longtime automotive journalist Sean Holman, the duo brings a unique and entertaining perspective to all things truck, including those lifted, lowered, and everything in between.

Duration:01:08:50

Ep. 31 - Aaron Kaufman Returns, Texas State Fair, Daytona Truck Meet Update

10/8/2018
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Aaron Kaufman returns to the show to talk about what he’s been up to, giving the guys an update on his second season of Shifting Gears, Arclight Fab’s product launch, and of course more F-100 talk. Jim Morrison, Head of Ram Trucks, walks us through 2019 Ram updates and Nissan’s Brent Hagan shares the Titan updates for 2019. Jordan Muhlbauer of Daytona Truck Meet, has a little more info to share about the 2019 event.

Duration:02:02:19

Ep. 30 - Bullet Proof Six Liter Fords, Realistic Renderings, California Pompousness

10/1/2018
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The guys reveal the secret life of reliable six-liter Power Strokes with Jeff Dahlin of Bullet Proof Diesel, talk to Chase from Innov8 Design Labs about his photorealistic concept truck renderings, and explore the concept of California pompousness while apologizing for California pompousness.

Duration:01:42:00

Ep. 29 - Raptor Goes Global, Daytona Truck Meet Announcement, Born For Adventure

9/24/2018
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Will the Ranger Raptor come to the US? The guys speak to Hermann Salenbauch, the Global Director for Ford Performance Vehicles, to discuss the expansion of the Raptor brand and what it means to Ford. They’ll also hear from Jordan Muhlbauer from Daytona Truck Meet with a special announcement, and talk to the founder of Born For Adventure about adventuring out in the world with old iron.

Duration:01:43:41

Ep. 28 - Badass Grandpa Takes A Raptor Racing, Chevy/AEV Collaboration, Most Affordable Truck in America, Vintage TV Show

9/18/2018
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Off Road Motorsports Hall of Famer and racing legend Dick Landfield discusses taking a Ford Raptor racing in Baja for the NORRA Mexican 1000, Chevy’s Performance Manager for Midsize Trucks, Brad Schreiber, returns to tell the guys all about the partnership with AEV to create the 2019 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Bison, we drive the most affordable truck in a America, and our listeners settle a score between Lightning and Holman.

Duration:01:39:30

Ep. 27 - Diesel Tuning, Truck Club Antics, Rad Midsize Pickup Gets Radder

9/10/2018
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The guys talk to Paul Wilson of Duramaxtuner.com and Calibrated Power Solutions about diesel tunes and invite Brett Oakes, the founder of truck club juggernaut Severed Ties, in studio to tell stories about the rise and fall of truck clubs and where clubs stand today. We also discuss the announcement of the Chevy ZR2 Bison and the 2019 Ram fuel economy numbers, while Nissan launches the “Calling All Titans” movement.

Duration:02:19:57

Ep. 26 - ’19 TRD Pro Trucks, Electrical Accessories Made Easy, Awesome Apparel

9/3/2018
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Sheldon Brown from Toyota talks about the 2019 TRD Pro line-up and their shift to Fox shocks. Rory Connell, formerly of West Coast Customs fame, has a killer solution for operating any electrical accessory on your truck. Lastly, Nat Havholm tells Lightning and Holman about the inspirations behind his automotive lifestyle company, California Grilled Tees.

Duration:01:48:19