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Road Muscle Radio

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Classic cars, muscle cars, rat rods- love’m, and love driving them places. In the Road Muscle Radio podcast, two rolling iron fans talk news, stories, and histories of vehicles, newfangled things that are must-haves, and events that are must-do. Road Muscle Radio also interviews gearheads, car collectors, event creators, and destination owners, for the stories behind the muscle.

Classic cars, muscle cars, rat rods- love’m, and love driving them places. In the Road Muscle Radio podcast, two rolling iron fans talk news, stories, and histories of vehicles, newfangled things that are must-haves, and events that are must-do. Road Muscle Radio also interviews gearheads, car collectors, event creators, and destination owners, for the stories behind the muscle.

Location:

United States

Description:

Classic cars, muscle cars, rat rods- love’m, and love driving them places. In the Road Muscle Radio podcast, two rolling iron fans talk news, stories, and histories of vehicles, newfangled things that are must-haves, and events that are must-do. Road Muscle Radio also interviews gearheads, car collectors, event creators, and destination owners, for the stories behind the muscle.

Language:

English

Contact:

913-777-6434


Episodes

EP029 JOHNNY FARGAS, MADMAN WITH A WRENCH

12/5/2020
In Episode 29, Johnny Fargas- Air Force vet, car writer, Caribbean Car Enthusiast Exraordinaire, and Wheelvil Genius in a garage- tells us what it's like to own the largest automotive forum in the Caribbean, plus what it's like to drive a self-inflicted LS-powered Porsche. Catfish and Brett bring you the news, like when you gotta hit a car, make it one of only 3 existing...Autohunter brings the lightning...I like big hoods and a I cannot lie...and the Corvette Museum gets a new baby. Crank...

Duration:00:52:16

EPO28 CARS4HEROES' CAR SANTA- TERRY FRANZ

11/21/2020
In Episode 28 of Road Muscle Radio, how do you add some horsepower to the spirit of giving? By donating to Cars 4 Heroes! We talk with founder Terry Franz, Kansas City's Car Santa, about his two-plus decade mission to help vets everywhere get anywhere by giving them a reliable set of wheels. Plus Catfish and Brett share the news on catching the bug for buggies...how this is not your father's toaster...why does your car taste like moose...and a bidding war en fuego. It's road noise you want...

Duration:00:55:19

EP027 FALL ROADTRIPPING - KANSAS STYLE

10/10/2020
Road Muscle Radio looks at a monster crate motor with zero cylinders...1962 alive and well in Modesto, California...Demons going to court...and thoughts for your horsepower hibernation. Then in segment 2, Sue Stringer- the Byways & Agritourism Manager from the Kansas Travel Tourism Division, and Colby Sharples-Terry with the Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism, plus member of the North America Travel Journalists Association, join us for some insight to Autumn's best routes...

Duration:00:46:40

EP026 AUCTION ACTION, HELPING YOUR HEMI HOWL, & REMAKING A '34 CLASSIC

9/26/2020
In Episode 26, why affordable classics aren't as affordable...a new way to unleash your HEMI howl...a kit to make your modern BMW bike into a rare classic...and five 80's models recommended as investments. As for Segment two...fugeddaboudit. Mark "Catfish" Groves and Brett Hatfield are their own special guests, because sometimes locking down folks for interviews is like arm wrestling a drunk squid. Or something like that. Catfish really shouldn't use similes after a long day at work... See...

Duration:00:42:30

EP025 37TH MID-AMERICA STREET ROD NATIONALS WITH JIM ROWLETT

9/19/2020
Jim Rowlett, Marketing Director for the National Street Rod Association, joins Road Muscle Radio to talk the Mid America Nationals 2020, happening- yes, HAPPENING- October 16 - 18 in Springfield, Missouri. Thousands of cars over four days of awesome. Plus news about how the Cybertruck is ALIVE...how to make a new GT500 better- by making it old...a car site brags on itself...and a hit-list of the most expensive motorcycles EVER. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. ---...

Duration:00:53:03

EP024 - '59 Edsel, '55 Chevy Gasser, and a Killer Restomod at Greaserama

9/12/2020
In Episode 24, find out who started muscle cars (arguably)...how the 24 Hours of Lemons wants to be electric...why this is not your father's Volvo...and discover a new auction site from one of the big boys in classic cars. PLUS- in segment two of Road Muscle Radio, Catfish Groves and Brett Hatfield share a recap of GREASERAMA 2020, the massive Midwest car show celebrating it's 20th year of gears, grease, and good times. Catfish was there, and recorded three interviews with folks from the...

Duration:00:45:32

EP023 Geoff Stunkard- Author, Photographer, MOPAR MADMAN

9/4/2020
In episode 23 of Road Muscle Radio, you'll hear about what they're charging for 2021 Dodge Chargers...holy mash-up, Batman, what IS his car now?...and what's the Vega-est idea you have for a car with six miles on it? Then in the 2nd Segment, Geoff Stunkard, author of "HEMI - A History of Chrysler's Iconic V-8 in Competition" joins Mark "Catfish" Groves and Brett Hatfield to talk Mo books, Mo Magazines, and Mo MOPAR. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. --- This...

Duration:00:58:13

EP022 Muscle Cars as Business Tools, A '54 eBay Vette, Drop Top Auction Action, and more.

8/29/2020
Coming up in Episode 22 of Road Muscle Radio, Mark "Catfish" Groves & Brett Hatfield get in the weeds on an eBay Corvette we missed- maybe like a bullet, a collection auction that'll drop your top and your jaw, how classic car prices are breaking records (and Catfish's puny budget), total justification (in their minds, anyway!) on how totally right it is to put a muscle car to work for your bid'ness, and how the Ford Bronco may buck your urge to tune it. Plus talk about working on a 12...

Duration:00:57:01

EP021 Kelly Modlin & the Twisted Oz Motorcycle Museum

8/22/2020
In Episode 21 of Road Muscle Radio, Mark "Catfish" Groves and Brett Hatfield discuss the Future Collector Car Best in Show winner...Hagerty out club-hubbing....Barrett Jackson taking on road-tripping...and a quick-list of who can get'r'done in two seconds. Then in Segment 2, Kelly Modlin, owner of the Twisted Oz Motorcycle Museum in Augusta, Kansas, shares his vision and journey from dilapidated body shop to super-cool vintage motorcycle museum. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out...

Duration:00:48:02

EP020 Gary & Muffy Bennett of Leake Auctions

8/15/2020
In Episode 20 of Road Muscle Radio, Mark "Catfish" Groves and Brett Hatfield discuss what Millenials really want, the right word for the year of your bird, and how Monterey got back on track- a racetrack. In segment two, Gary and Muffy Bennett of Leake Auctions join to talk about how they about to take away your case of the Mondays for the rest of the year. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a...

Duration:01:05:30

EP019 Chris Rockwell Talks Gateway Classic Cars

8/7/2020
In Episode 19 of Road Muscle Radio, Catfish Groves & Brett Hatfield give the news on fishing for muscle cars...the best way to know what your classic is worth...celebrating Our Favorite Roads month...and a Mad Max style auction action for something not so shiny and chrome. Then in Segment 2, Road Muscle Radio invites Chris Rockwell, General Manager of Gateway Classic Cars, and Ken Dusman, Marketing Manager, to share the scoop on buying, selling, and enjoying cool classics and hot rods the...

Duration:00:46:09

EP018 Shawn Spiwak talks GREASERAMA 2020!

8/1/2020
In Episode 18 of Road Muscle Radio, Catfish & Brett share where to get a backrub and a burnout, bad good news or good bad news about the new muscle car market, a shortlist of arguably worthless muscle cars from the 70's, and a new accessory set to improve your saggy, swervy C2 or C3 Corvette. In segment 2, they talk with the president of Kansas-City based Los Punk Rods car club, Shawn Spiwak, about the upcoming totally-awesome two-day Labor Day weekend event called GREASERAMA! See...

Duration:00:43:31

EP017 Sean Preston, President of the National Corvette Museum

7/28/2020
In Episode 17, Catfish Groves and Brett Hatfield are joined by Dr. Sean Preston, President of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, to discuss the museum's cool history, amazing exhibits, and exciting future. Plus news about the first birthday for the C8, car appreciation day part two, how to make a wish and blow out your lightning fire, and a million-dollar McPherson challenge for a worthy classic future. All this and more, on Road Muscle Radio. See acast.com/privacy for...

Duration:00:51:00

EP017 Shaun Preston, President of the National Corvette Museum

7/25/2020
In Episode 17, Catfish Groves and Brett Hatfield are joined by Dr. Shaun Preston, President of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, to discuss the museum's cool history, amazing exhibits, and exciting future. Plus news about the first birthday for the C8, car appreciation day part two, how to make a wish and blow out your lightning fire, and a million-dollar McPherson challenge for a worthy classic future. All this and more, on Road Muscle Radio. See acast.com/privacy...

Duration:00:51:00

EP016 Erik Radzins & KC's First Automotive Country Club

7/18/2020
In this episode of Road Muscle Radio, Mark "Catfish" Groves and Brett Hatfield talk about Dodge wanting everybody to love muscle...a place to get your brand new 1967 - 1969 Firebird...five old car models to turn into EV's...and cool gadgets that could be useful for your classic. Well...mostly useful. In Segment 2, Erik Radzins from The Fuel House in Bonner Springs, Kansas, joins us for an update on what the Fuel House has cooking (can you say car lifts, coffee, cocktails, and Centipede?),...

Duration:01:08:57

EP015 - Mike Patterson, Owner of the Evel Knievel Museum

7/11/2020
In Episode 15 of Road Muscle Radio, Mark "Catfish" Groves and Brett Hatfield take peek at some gurus of restomodding nirvana... talk about possibly the 5 worst problems to look for with modern muscle cars...and discuss why your two-wheeler ain't turbocharged. In segment two, Mike Patterson, owner of Historic Harley Davidson in Topeka, KS- aaaand owner of the way cool Evel Knievel Museum, joins Catfish & Brett for some chat about jumpin' not only buses and canyons, but corona and history,...

Duration:01:22:45

EP014 Kansas City Auto Museum Update, and More!

7/3/2020
In Episode 14, Catfish & Brett talk some real heavy metal donated to the Petersen by Metallica's James Hetfield...if you thought classic cars were a good investment- you'll be left holding the Bag....defining the indefinable rat rod...and how a syclone can be a good thing. In Segment 2, Chip Ashby, Community Programs and Resource Coordinator from Kansas City Auto Museum joins the podcast, to talk visiting the museum during Covid times, what's new to do at KCAM, and fills us in on The Great...

Duration:00:42:13

EP013 -In The Fast Lane of Classic Cars with David Williams

6/27/2020
In Episode 13, Catfish Groves and Brett Hatfield talk about a rusty, dusty Plymouth that could be worth $500K...a great crate coming in over 1100 horses...F-U before my F-150...and who's holding their own on the collector car market. Then, in segment two of Road Muscle Radio, David Williams, who with his wife owns Fast Lane Classic Cars in St. Louis, MIssouri. It's a HUGE shop that rebuilds, restores, refines, modifies, maxifies, and maintenifies whatever you drive. Plus, they sell some HOT...

Duration:00:54:12

EP012 - Rob Pitts: Rabbit's Car Stories & More!

6/26/2020
In Episode 12 of Road Muscle Radio, Catfish Groves & Brett Hatfield talk a bigger, better, LS swap...ask for help finding stolen classics in Orlando, Florida...share about Mecum is makin' a live return...remind errrrbody that Kansas City Auto Museum is open...and discus an article about classic muscle cars for your quarter mile pleasure. Then, in segment 2, the motormouthmeister himself, Rob Pitts, host of Rabbit Tales, and the Hot Rods & Happy Hour radio show and podcast, plus a many-time...

Duration:01:04:56

EP012 - Rob Pitts: Rabbit's Car Stories & More!

6/19/2020
In Episode 12 of Road Muscle Radio, Catfish Groves & Brett Hatfield talk a bigger, better, LS swap...ask for help finding stolen classics in Orlando, Florida...share about Mecum is makin' a live return...remind errrrbody that Kansas City Auto Museum is open...and discus an article about classic muscle cars for your quarter mile pleasure. Then, in segment 2, the motormouthmeister himself, Rob Pitts, host of Rabbit Tales, and the Hot Rods & Happy Hour radio show and podcast, plus a many-time...

Duration:01:04:56