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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. 115 - Diagnostic Tools, All About Synthetic Lubrication, and That One Guy In Every Shop

3/30/2020
Learn all about diagnostic scan tools from Innova’s Bob Madison before taking a deep dive into the world of synthetic lubricants with Amsoil’s Mark Nyholm. Then be prepared to out every shop’s public enemy #1, the “I only take half a donut and leave the other half behind” guy.

Duration:02:18:05

Ep. 114 - Bad Ass Casey Currie

3/22/2020
Casey Currie, winner of just about everything, including the only American to win Dakar, hops on to talk about racing, business, family, and overall fun-having in the world of off-road and trucks. Find out which of his wins was the sweetest and what his favorite vehicle on four wheels is. Lightning and Holman battle it out for who can get toilet paper before the supply runs out.

Duration:01:59:33

Ep. 113 - Four Wheeler Adventure Expoisode

3/16/2020
If you missed the inaugural Four Wheeler Adventure Expo, don’t worry! Lightning and Holman have you covered with interviews that run the gamut between listeners, industry celebrities, and great companies, including Dirt Every Day’s Fred Williams and Dave Chappell, Ian Johnson, Camburg’s Jerry Zaiden, Listener Marshall Montano, Icon Vehicle Dynamics, Storyteller Overland, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Leatherman, Exploration Outfitters/Patriot Campers, Four Wheel Pop-Up Campers, Listener Max Schultz,...

Duration:02:40:02

BONUS: Inside Nissan Trucks And The People That Love Them

3/11/2020
When Lightning and Holman get their hands on a Nissan Titan for a week, how will they spend it? Learning everything they can about Nissan trucks of course! The guys interview Nissan's Tiago Castro about the '20 Titan and history of Nissan trucks, get the back story behind Brian Murphy's one-million mile achievement in his Nissan Frontier, and talk to fishing guide Maddie Brenneman and celebrity chef David Rose about how they use their Nissan trucks to support their livelihoods and passions.

Duration:01:39:15

Ep. 112 - Finnegan’s Six-Door Fummins, Atlis Motors, Distance To Empty

3/8/2020
Mike Finnegan shares the misadventures from picking up his Cummins-powered Ford six-door medium-duty truck, the guys find out way more than you might expect about electric truck technology by chatting with Atlis Motor Vehicles CEO and Founder Mark Hanchett, and when the gas light is on, range anxiety is real!

Duration:02:39:41

Ep. 111 - The Unequalled Brian Lohnes, Turbocharging, 1,468hp ’49 Ford F-1

3/1/2020
In this episode, get to know the truck-loving side of NHRA on FOX announcer and Motor Trend host, Brian Lohnes, before settling into a little chat about turbos with Garrett’s Tim Coltey. Scott Birdsall of Chuckle’s Garage talks about his wicked turbocharged and Cummins-powered F-1, and which world record he has his sights on.

Duration:02:40:18

Ep. 110 - EcoBoost Tuning and ROXOR Power, Truck Selling Mistakes, Custom Badges

2/23/2020
Have you ever had that moment where the minute you sell your truck, you know you’ve made a mistake? John Ross from the WatchJRGo YouTube page went through exactly that, and now he has a plan to right his wrong. Also hear from Nick Priegnitz from Calibrated Power Solutions about some killer new gas tunes (and a 200hp ROXOR!) and find out more about the business of making custom badges with Steve Smart of billet badges.

Duration:02:23:38

Ep. 109 - The HeavyD-isode with Dave Sparks

2/16/2020
Dave Sparks from Diesel Brothers, Sparks Motors, Diesel Power Gear, and now Nikola fame opens up about his start, business successes and challenges, the infamous lawsuit, and his new business foray into electrified pickups. He talks to the guys about being in the right place at the right time, surrounding himself with good people, and how a normal guy figured out how to live his best life and inspire others to do the same.

Duration:01:52:04

Ep. 108 - History of the Performance Diesel Fuel Injector, 2020 Ford Super Duty Review, Nissan Frontier and the Chicago Auto Show

2/10/2020
Learn everything you ever wanted to know about performance diesel injectors with Andrew Stauffer from S&S Diesel Motorsport, get to know the 2020 Ford Super Duty with a review from Truck Trend’s Jason Gonderman, and find out what new products were announced at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show, including an upgraded (finally) Nissan Frontier!

Duration:02:09:38

Ep. 107 - YouTuber Ryan Mayer, Future of Trucks Discussed, ’20 Nissan Titan XD, Chef Cory Bahr

2/3/2020
YouTuber Ryan Mayer comes on to chat about the popularity of his channel and then the guys discuss how their personal YouTube pages compare. This week’s news includes discussions about Hummers, Broncos and even the alleged Raptor-killing Ram Rebel TRX. We’ll also review the ’20 Nissan Titan XD and talk to friend Chef Cory Bahr. A special bonus at the end of the show takes you through Nissan’s Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant.

Duration:02:51:51

Ep. 106 - Classic Truck Suspension Upgrades, Rugged Truck Campers, Truck Notes

1/26/2020
In the spirit of companies manufacturing products in America, we have two entrepreneurs from different spectrums of the truck market. The guys start off with Garrett Harmola from suspension manufacturer Aldan American to find out what they can do for your classic truck and then check in with Graeme MacPherson of Go Fast Campers to discuss the most huckable truck camper on the market. But wait, there’s more! We finally get around to our backlog of Know Your Note submissions.

Duration:02:27:10

Ep. 105 - From Automotive Marketing To Electric Trucks, So Much Truck News, Hummer Making A Comeback?

1/20/2020
The guys enjoy a circuitous chat with Webasto’s Ryan Evans and cover a few topics you might expect, and a few topics you’ll never see coming. Holman shares all the info from an extremely busy news week, including Four Wheeler’s Of The Year winners, and old friend Brian Dooley from Hummerguy.net reveals how Hummer might be coming back from the grave.

Duration:02:38:33

Ep. 104 - The Galeisode 2 - Gale Banks Is Back!

1/12/2020
Automotive legend, purveyor of forced induction, and futurist Gale Banks returns to the podcast to talk about what pisses him off, what’s ailing the aftermarket, how boat racing lead to the diesel performance aftermarket and much, much more. As a bonus, Gale reveals his definitive answer for a common automotive term that often used incorrectly.

Duration:02:09:24

Ep. 103 - A Half-Million-Mile Silverado HD, Mini Truck Show Comeback, Save The Racers!

1/6/2020
The Truck Show Podcast returns from the holidays with a great story of a guy who has over 500,000 miles on his 2017 Chevy Silverado, a California show promoter who is bringing back the mini-truckin’ shows from your youth, and a plea to save racing by telling Congress to pass the RPM act.

Duration:01:45:49

Ep. 102 - Cumminsisode Part 2, Repowered D006 Drive, How Cummins Engines Are Made, The Future Of Heavy-Duty Propulsion

12/22/2019
In Part 2 of our Cumminsisode, go for a ride in original Cummins/Dodge development truck, D006, which now sports the same drivetrain as Mopar’s Lowliner from the 2019 SEMA Show. Tour the plants that build Ram’s 6.7L, as well as the massive QSK95 V-16 engine, before getting an inside look at what technologies Cummins will be offered alongside diesel in the near future. Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year from the Truck Show Podcast!

Duration:02:12:03

Ep. 101 - Cumminsisode Part 1 and Max Grundy’s Dr. Pepper Truck

12/15/2019
Get to know automotive art purveyor and car builder Max Grundy and hear the backstory behind his chopped and dropped 1943 Ford COE Dr. Pepper delivery truck. Then head to Columbus, Indiana and meet Cummins historian Bruce Watson as he walks us through the five diesel-powered Cummins racecars that circled the Brickyard and the diesel engine that was the precursor to the legendary B-series.

Duration:02:19:46

Ep. 100 - Our First Guest Returns, Listener’s Top Moments, Friends Check In

12/9/2019
It’s finally here, our 100 episode! We share our top moments over the past 100 episodes, as submitted by our listeners, and we play some special messages from past guests. The guys also go full circle and reconnect with The Truck Show’s very first guest, Steve Brown from Alpine Electronics.

Duration:02:12:15

Ep. 99 - Badass Trucks You Can Afford, A Badass Truck Lightning Could Afford, Accessories For Truck Enthusiasts, Mini Trucks Are Alive And Well

12/2/2019
Today’s scale R/C trucks are rad, but find out just how rad from guests Damron Atkins and Duston Nixon from Traxxas. Get some solid holiday gift-giving ideas for your hard-to-please gearhead from Jimmy DeFrank of the California Car Cover Company. The guys also take a tour of Lightning’s ’66 C20 and once again prove that everything always comes back to mini truckin’ with Kustom Life founder Frank Newton.

Duration:02:19:04

Ep. 98 - YouTuber DMAXRYNO, What The (Cyber)Truck, Vague Industries, Lightning Is Gifted His Manhood Back

11/24/2019
The countdown to our 100 episode continues with awesome guests, including YouTuber DMAXRYNO, Josh Mazerolle from Vague Industries, and a surprise conversation with Truck Show philanthropist and listener, Shawn Moore. Find out which one of the guests is sporting a photo of himself with a cat, lasers, and a cowboy hat, who’s GMC freaked out at SEMA, and who has so many vehicles, they are pawning one of them off on Lightning. We’ll also discuss the polarizing Cybertruck and find out what Holman...

Duration:02:25:51

Ep. 97 - Mike Finnegan, First Drive: Nissan Titan and Diesel Wrangler, Emme Is Going To Kill Us (Holman)

11/18/2019
The guys are back from SEMA and hit the ground running with Mike Finnegan of Roadkill. Hear about his new mini truck, what really happened on Roadkill’s 100 episode, and how many ramp trucks he actually owns. We’ll also bring you driving impressions from the highly anticipated ’20 Nissan Titan and Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel launches, along with a little friendly sparing with our good friend, Emme Hall.

Duration:02:39:24