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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

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

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

1/10/2021
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

12/29/2020
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

12/27/2020
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

12/13/2020
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

Ep. 150 - A Different Kind Of DEF, Solar Tonneaus For Pickups, This Guy Really Knows His Notes

11/30/2020
Learn the BlueDEF Platinum difference with Old World Industry’s Jay Gagnon and hear about Worksport’s innovative new solar tonneau cover, the Terravis, from CEO Steve Rossi. The guys also bring you Matthew Glunt, the human diesel engine impressionist, in an entertaining segment of Know Your Note.

Duration:01:59:35

Ep. 149 - In-Depth With Carli Suspension, Stanley’s Slammed Dually, How Not To Leave 5-Star Hotline Messages

11/22/2020
The guys go deep with Dan Tourino from Carli Suspension and talk about everything from how to properly set up your full-size truck suspension to the legendary Carli Pintop. Lightning does a walkaround on one incredible dually and we learn how not to leave 5-Star hotline messages.

Duration:01:30:24

Ep. 148 - Atlis Electric Truck Update, Ram’s Koval Returns, Lightning Has A Brother?

11/16/2020
The guys get an update from Atlis Motor Vehicles founder Mark Hanchette and a post-TRX follow-up from Ram’s Head, Mike Koval. Also, did you know Lightning had a brother? Us either. Meet Ryan Tilles, owner of a Nissan Frontier.

Duration:02:00:57

Ep. 147 - Electrified Emme, Tim Miller’s Gift To The World (And Holman Too)

11/8/2020
Emme Hall talks about being the first person outside of Rivian to test the upcoming R1T electric pickup, after successfully piloting one through the Rebelle Rally. Find out what she’s done to her off-roadster Miata, and if she’ll ever take Lightning anywhere. The guys also spend some time with entrepreneur Tim Miller of Surf City Garage and hear the story behind his epic new venture (and Holman’s favorite new place to spend time), Hot Rods & Handguns. Find out how a ’58 Chevy pickup started...

Duration:02:02:49

Ep. 146 - Plug And Play Audio Upgrades And The Future Of AccuAir

11/2/2020
OEM Audio Plus, known for premium plug-and-play audio upgrades for your Toyota Truck or SUV, is expanding into the Jeep market and the guys learn about what goes into the design and engineering of their killer systems. They also get the scoop on Arnott’s acquisition of AccuAir’s assets and when enthusiasts can expect the brand to relaunch.

Duration:02:01:25

Ep. 145 - Ram TRX First Drive, Inside Truck Hero, GMC Announces Hummer

10/26/2020
Holman gets behind the wheel of the Ram TRX in our latest truck review, while Truck Hero’s Sean Marks takes us inside the truck conglomerate and explains how the company works hard to keep the brands relevant and distinctive. GMC also announces the shockingly good Hummer electric super truck.

Duration:02:25:21

Ep. 144 - Chemical Guys Keeps Your Truck Protected, 3D Printing With Metal, Chevy Takes Towing Crown in ‘21

10/18/2020
Learn about the latest in car care products and technology from Chemical Guys co-founder and CEO Paul Schneider and travel with Lightning to MIMO Technik Aerospace where he will share the fascinating world of 3D printing with metal. The guys also discuss Chevy taking the one-ton towing crown with the company’s upgraded 36,000-pound max tow rating for 2021.

Duration:02:24:14

Ep. 143 - A Vague Death Wish, 4WP Goes Factory, Holman’s Latest Adventure

10/12/2020
Josh Mazerolle of Vague Industries returns to talk about his latest Death Wish project, what happened to the Hilux and what, exactly, did C10 Talk’s Ronnie Wetch have to do with its current state. The guys also get the latest scoop about 4WP Factory’s new wheel and tire lines from 4WP’s Katheryn Reinhardt and Holman details his latest cross-country adventure.

Duration:02:04:44

Ep. 142 - Behind The Bilsteins: TRX and Bronco, Land Rover Defender Review, The Modified F-150 Debate Rages On

10/5/2020
The guys nerd out on the Bilstein shock technology behind the Ford Bronco and RAM TRX with Bilstein’s head of Damper Magic, Jason Engelman. Find out how these shocks work, how they were chosen, and, in the case of the TRX, what makes the Blackhawk e2 the most sophisticated shocks ever installed on a factory pickup. Holman also talks Defender and listeners actually defend Lightning.

Duration:02:03:07

Ep. 141 - NISMO Returns To Trucks, Nikola Cuts Ties With Founder, Nissan “Rebelles” With Wild Grace

9/27/2020
Our friend Lyn Woodward returns to the podcast to discuss her ongoing partnership with Nissan and the Rebelle Rally, while breaking some embargoed Nissan NISMO news. Lightning and Holman also talk about their mixed feelings over the departure of Nikola CEO Trevor Milton and their thoughts on the scandal surrounding it.

Duration:01:34:29

Ep. 140 - King of Car TV, ’21 Jeep Gladiator EcoDiesel Review, Braptor Gets Airborne

9/20/2020
You may not know his name, but you know his shows. From Overhaulin’ to Dust to Glory, Bud Brutsman has been the driving force behind many of your favorite shows. Also, Holman gets behind the wheel of the ’21 Jeep Gladiator EcoDiesel and Ford teases a flying SUV in camo. Could it be the rumored Braptor?

Duration:02:10:56

Ep. 139 - Diesel Pickup Sets World Record, We Drive the Wrangler 392 Concept, Daytona Truck Meet

9/13/2020
Scott Birdsall and Old Smokey smash the Pike’s Peak diesel record, but not without some help from the Cummins Fairy. Holman drives Jeep’s Wrangler 392 concept and Lightning tries to enjoy the rescheduled Daytona Truck Meet without a golf cart. Or passes.

Duration:02:15:55

Ep. 138 - Kory Willis Perseveres and Empire Fab Talks Shop

9/6/2020
Kory Willis proves that getting knocked down doesn’t mean you are knocked out. He shares the latest news on his battle with the EPA and how the destruction caused by hurricane Laura might have a silver lining. Sean Ramáge from Empire Fab hangs with the guys and talks about his budding empire in the custom truck market and what it is like to run your own shop.

Duration:02:14:34

Ep. 137 - Survivors and Dreamers

8/31/2020
You won’t want to miss this inspirational episode as we get to know entrepreneur Collin Coates, who is chasing his dream of making a name in the automotive industry by building image vehicles and creating world-class content. Then, Rob Spencer from Goose Gear reveals his story of survival after a horrific accident that left him a new man. Find out how he overcame his loss, where he turned his focus, and ultimately how off-roading gave him new purpose, peace, and salvation. And how we gave...

Duration:02:09:14