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The Truck Show Podcast

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Do you love trucks, Jeeps, customs, wheeling, fabrication, new products, events, and the latest in truck news? Then you won't want to miss this fun and irreverent look at today’s world of trucks. Hosted by veteran Los Angeles radio personality and producer Jay “Lightning” Tilles (KROQ) and truck expert and longtime automotive journalist Sean P. Holman (Truck Trend, Four Wheeler, Diesel Power, Truckin', Jp, and Petersen's 4-Wheel & Off-Road), the Truck Show Podcast brings a unique and entertaining perspective to all things truck, including those lifted, lowered, and everything in between.

Do you love trucks, Jeeps, customs, wheeling, fabrication, new products, events, and the latest in truck news? Then you won't want to miss this fun and irreverent look at today’s world of trucks. Hosted by veteran Los Angeles radio personality and producer Jay “Lightning” Tilles (KROQ) and truck expert and longtime automotive journalist Sean P. Holman (Truck Trend, Four Wheeler, Diesel Power, Truckin', Jp, and Petersen's 4-Wheel & Off-Road), the Truck Show Podcast brings a unique and entertaining perspective to all things truck, including those lifted, lowered, and everything in between.

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United States

Description:

Do you love trucks, Jeeps, customs, wheeling, fabrication, new products, events, and the latest in truck news? Then you won't want to miss this fun and irreverent look at today’s world of trucks. Hosted by veteran Los Angeles radio personality and producer Jay “Lightning” Tilles (KROQ) and truck expert and longtime automotive journalist Sean P. Holman (Truck Trend, Four Wheeler, Diesel Power, Truckin', Jp, and Petersen's 4-Wheel & Off-Road), the Truck Show Podcast brings a unique and entertaining perspective to all things truck, including those lifted, lowered, and everything in between.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep. 169 - Mini Truck Road Test, Nissan Heritage Collection, Easter Jeep Safari Concepts

4/12/2021
We meet up with a pristine 1991 Nissan Hardbody King Cab SE V-6 from the Nissan Heritage Collection for a walkaround and convince the powers that be to let us drive it! Holman also hangs with Jeep’s head designer, Mark Allen, to talk about the Easter Jeep Safari Concepts in Moab, Utah.

Duration:01:45:09

Ep. 168 - Truck Enthusiasts Under Attack, Borla Exhaust, Apples To Apples

4/5/2021
The guys discuss a recent article that attacks and labels truck owners, David Borla from Borla Exhaust shares his company’s story and how the premium parts manufacturer continues to thrive while making performance exhaust systems in the U.S.A., and find out how SAE’s J1349 will better allow comparisons between traditional ICE engines and future powertrains.

Duration:01:52:09

Ep. 167 - Bronco Choices, EPA Doesn’t Want You To Race, Easter Safari Teasers

3/29/2021
Mutual friend of the show and nationally syndicated radio personality Nicole Alvarez taps the guys to help her design her dream Bronco and Kory Willis of PPEi checks in to give an update on his battle with the EPA. Jeep also teases the company’s Easter Jeep Safari concepts.

Duration:02:07:34

Ep. 166 - Ford Ranger Tremor Deep Dive, Killer AN Air Line Kit, Another Electric Adventure Truck

3/22/2021
Go on a deep dive with some of the members of the global Ford Ranger Tremor team and hear about how the latest Ranger variant came to market and the technical changes that made it possible. The guys will also talk with Danny Hentges from Levvel Air about the slickest air line setup we’ve ever seen and will discuss the new Alpha Wolf EV adventure truck startup.

Duration:01:52:42

Ep. 165 - Updates from AEV, Today's Forums, DECKED Hucking

3/15/2021
Friend of the show Matt Feldermann from American Expedition Vehicles returns to give an update on product availability and what’s new for the JT, Ram HD, and Colorado, while the guys discuss the value of Facebook Groups and DECKED winner, listener Jack Sandoz, gives us his review about how much abuse a DECKED system can take.

Duration:01:53:16

Ep. 164 - Edelbrock Superchargers, New Diesel Record, Chevy To Join TRX And Raptor?

3/8/2021
Edelbrock’s product manager of forced induction, David Page, joins the show to talk superchargers and what goes in to making them powerful, drivable, and reliable. He’ll also share with us the challenges today’s aftermarket manufactures face when adding forced induction to modern vehicles. The guys discuss Firepunk Diesel’s new record-breaking, Cummins-powered S-10 and how long it will be before Chevy joins Ford’s Raptor and Ram’s TRX in the go-fast segment.

Duration:02:20:26

Ep. 163 - Internationals Sourced Domestically, Petersen Automotive Museum, Home Improvements

3/1/2021
Our old friend Ben Palmer joins the guys to talk about his company, 406 Garage, which specializes in the location and repair of vintage International iron. Holman takes you for a tour of the Petersen Automotive Museum’s new “Extreme Conditions” exhibit and we find out which host is experiencing bigger renovation problems in the battle for home improvement supremacy.

Duration:02:15:51

Ep. 162 - How Off Road Warehouse’s Greg Adler Plans To Be Your New Retailer

2/22/2021
Former Transamerican Auto Parts and 4 Wheel Parts owner, Greg Adler, talks about the rise and ultimate sale of his family’s booming business and why he chose to start all over and do it again, instead of becoming a television personality or spending his time on a private island in the Caribbean, sipping cocktails. Holman discusses his decision to switch to a particular power-tool brand’s cordless platform and Lightning earns his chance to report the news.

Duration:02:17:33

Ep. 161 - The Future Of Trucks With Magna

2/15/2021
This forward-looking episode focuses on the future of trucks with Magna’s Executive Vice President of Corporate R&D, Sherif Marakby. Hear about the challenges that face the truck market and the technologies that will be needed to overcome them to win over truck buyers. Hear opinions on whether electrification is the answer to everything, how long until battery technology rivals diesel, and an answer to an age-old question.

Duration:01:51:35

Ep. 160 - Air Suspension Guru Mike Alexander, Lieberman Feedback, Will Holman Ever Nail The Timing

2/8/2021
Mini trucker, former magazine guy, and founder of Flo Airride, Mike Alexander, joins the guys to chat about his company’s recent acquisition by Air Lift and his story of how he went from working at Circuit City to being embraced by the automotive aftermarket. Listen to Mike A. and Holman share stories from their magazine days and hear what’s next for Flo Airride and Air Lift Performance. We’ll also read some listener feedback about a past guest and find out if Holman will ever get his timing...

Duration:01:34:50

Bonus: Nissan Frontier and Ford Raptor Revealed!

2/4/2021
The ’22 Nissan Frontier and ’21 Ford Raptor have been announced! Listen to this bonus episode as the guys discuss the new trucks and share the important info that you need to know. Will the Nissan have a manual? Will the Raptor have a V-8? Find out all this and more...

Duration:00:35:49

Ep. 159 - GFC Raises The Roof (Again), FWOTY Winners Announced, Lighting Escapes Arrest

2/1/2021
Go Fast Campers co-founder Graeme MacPherson returns to extol the virtues of the company’s new bar raising V2 camper, platform tent, and topper, while sharing GFC’s entrepreneurial philosophy that has helped the company grow while keeping manufacturing and high-paying jobs in the US. The guys share the winners of the 2021 Four Wheeler of the Year awards and Lightning finds himself in the middle of some law enforcement action.

Duration:01:56:36

Ep. 158 - Thermal (And Acoustic) Management, Daytona Truck Meet Update, Truck IQ

1/25/2021
Go behind the scenes of Heatshield Products with Steve Heye to learn about thermal management products, the proper way to absorb sound, and why hot-rodding a smoker with Heatshield Products is a good idea. The guys also get an update on Daytona Truck Meet from their favorite truck enthusiast in Florida, Jordan Muhlbauer. Lastly, Lightning tests Holman’s truck IQ.

Duration:02:30:31

Ep. 157 - Jonny Lieberman Talks Cruisers, Rovers, Tacos, And Sausages, While DECKED Finally Unveils The New Product!

1/18/2021
Never one to shy away from gracing our podcast (or any others) with his knowledge and opinion, automotive personality and journalist Jonny Lieberman returns to shed light on Toyota’s decision to cancel the Land Cruiser in America, while touching on midsize trucks, Ram’s TRX, Land Rovers, and Portuguese sausages. DECKED breaks their own embargo and announces, to our listeners first, the new product we’ve all been waiting for.

Duration:02:26:42

Ep. 156 - Desert Explorer Billy Creech, Land Cruiser Is Dead, Most Popular Trucks Of 2020

1/11/2021
Welcome back! The guys are excited to release their first episode of 2021 and welcome explorer Billy Creech to the podcast to talk about the Eastern Mojave Heritage Trail and exploring the Mojave in his modified Avalanche. The guys also discuss Toyota’s decision to kill the Land Cruiser in America and talk about which trucks sold top the most-bought list in 2020.

Duration:02:18:21

Ep. 155 - 2020's Parting Gift: 50 Minutes Of TSP Mediocrity That You’ll Never Get Back

12/30/2020
The guys sneak in one last episode for the year to go over forgotten messages and talk about their favorite shows of 2020.

Duration:00:50:23

Ep. 154 - Resurrecting Land Cruisers And Remembering The Mega Crusier, ’21 Ford F-150 Hybrid Review, New Engine Notes

12/28/2020
Come along for the ride with Jeremiah Proffitt of Proffitt’s Resurrection Land Cruisers and hear all about Toyota Land Cruisers and Mega Cruisers from one of the premier restorers in the country. Also learn the difference between frame-off and body-off and why only one term is the correct one. The guys also check in with Truck Trend’s Jason Gonderman for a review of the ’21 F-150 Hybrid and catch up on “Know Your Note”.

Duration:01:43:22

Ep. 153 - Lessons In Welding, 2021 Nissan Armada, Merry Christmas!

12/20/2020
Curious about welding, or what equipment you might need to start? Learn the basics and hear some tips from master welder Rick Wright of Wright Designs, LLC. Brent Hagan from Nissan returns to talk about the redesigned ’21 Nissan Armada and the guys want to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas and thank you for listening to all of our antics this year!

Duration:02:20:15

Ep. 152 - Piloting SR-71 Blackbirds and J-20 Gladiators, Lightning’s Thrill Ride, Our New (Old) Favorite Holiday Drink

12/14/2020
For those gearheads who love to fly, this episode will be a pretty special one, as the guys become fast friends with retired Air Force pilot Major Bert G. Garrison Jr. What started as a campfire conversation about overlanding in vintage iron morphed into some incredible storytelling about his time in the EF-111, B-52, T-43, U-2, and as the very last USAF SR-71 Blackbird pilot. Lightning finally experiences Ram’s TRX and a listener rediscovers a favorite holiday drink from the past.

Duration:02:29:42

Ep. 151 - Towing 46K With a GM Dually, Badger Bombshell, Holman Goes Adventuring

12/6/2020
While it isn’t quite the Towisode, the guys have a lively discussion with commercial driver René Garza who has over 2 million miles logged hauling freight from the ice roads of Alaska to turnpikes of Florida. Apportioned at 46,000 pounds, Rene talks about putting his GM dually to the test on a daily basis. We also discuss the latest Nikola bombshell and Holman nerds out on his latest off-road adventure through history.

Duration:01:58:24