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V8 Radio is a radio show for automotive enthusiasts. Featuring extended length interviews with racers, builders, parts manufacturers, designers, writers, photographers and other car nuts, V8 Radio offers something different each episode.

V8 Radio is a radio show for automotive enthusiasts. Featuring extended length interviews with racers, builders, parts manufacturers, designers, writers, photographers and other car nuts, V8 Radio offers something different each episode.
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Red Bud, IL

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V8 Radio is a radio show for automotive enthusiasts. Featuring extended length interviews with racers, builders, parts manufacturers, designers, writers, photographers and other car nuts, V8 Radio offers something different each episode.

Language:

English


Episodes

V8 Radio: Mike's GTO Updates, Car Shows, and Celebrating 2 Years of V8 Radio!

6/14/2018
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Mike Clarke's 1967 Pontiac GTO engine is making progress, and Mike brings us the update on this episode. Mike and Kevin also chat about the Optmist Club Car Show that Kevin runs, as well as a tech tidbit on running the right steering pump with a hydraulic brake booster. They have all this plus a trivia question AND a 2 year anniversary! It can't get much better than V8 Radio!

Duration:00:44:39

V8 Radio: A Tour Of Forgeline Motorsports, Car Trivia, and More!

5/10/2018
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Our V8 Radio hosts Kevin Oeste and Mike Clarke always enjoy learning the stories of how performance parts companies came to be, and today, Kevin recalls his recent visit to Forgeline Motorsports. Forgeline builds racing wheels that are also quite popular on the street in the Pro-Touring market, and Kevin shares the history asa well as the manufacturing techniques of this uniquely family-owned American racing wheel company. Oh yeah, and this is the longest trivia question segment to date,...

Duration:01:11:38

V8 Radio: A Tour Of Forgeline Motorsports, Trivia, and More

5/8/2018
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Our V8 Radio hosts Kevin Oeste and Mike Clarke always enjoy learning the stories of how performance parts companies came to be, and today, Kevin recalls his recent visit to Forgeline Motorsports. Forgeline builds racing wheels that are also quite popular on the street in the Pro-Touring market, and Kevin shares the history asa well as the manufacturing techniques of this uniquely family-owned American racing wheel company. Oh yeah, and this is the longest trivia question segment to date,...

Duration:00:49:38

V8 Radio: Using Real Deal Parts and New Goodies for Ford Fans

4/26/2018
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Counterfeit parts have always hurt the industry, and with modern manufacturing making certain aspects easier to do, there are more fake performance parts than ever. On this show, Mike and Kevin chat about the bad... and worse... of using fake parts. And there is good news for Ford Galaxie restorers and owners, as our friends a AMD are releasing a whole line of license reproduction sheet metal, quarter panels, glass, and more for 1960s Galaxies. Of course the trivia question is fun, and...

Duration:00:41:05

V8 Radio: Mike Learns To MIG Weld, Car Trivia, and More!

4/6/2018
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Welding can be a very rewarding skill, and it's often a necessary skill when restoring or modifying classic and Muscle Cars. On this episode of V8 Radio, our esteemed Co-Host Mike Clarke recalls his experience learning how to MIG weld at the V8 Speed & Resto Shop as taught by Host Kevin Oeste. Mike and our mutual friend Paul came to the V8 shop for a visit, and left as changed men with mad welding skills! Of course the trivia question is fun, and there's a new update on Mike's GTO engine...

Duration:00:43:10

V8 Radio: Barn Find Dust, Refresh Vs. Restore, Car Trivia, More!

3/23/2018
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It's an age-old question: Restore Or Not To Restore? Kevin Oeste and Mike Clarke ponder this conundrum pertaining to well worn classics and Muscle Cars. There are also updates to Mike's GTO project, the trivia question, a nod to a favorite radio station going off the air, and more on this episode of V8 Radio!

Duration:00:39:19

V8 Radio: Car Magazines, iTunes, Kids With Cool Cars, and More

3/9/2018
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On this episode, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste chat about the current state of some successful print car enthusiast magazines including recent releases Rodding Revolutions and Wheel Hub, as well as longtime favorites The Rodder's Journal, Hemmings Motor news, and of course, the return of CARtoons Magazine! They also touch on a cool '77 Pontiac Trans Am that just went home after a visit to the V8 Speed & Resto Shop for an engine replacement. That's pretty routine in our shop, but the fact...

Duration:00:50:07