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SCHOOL OF HOT ROD is your source for full-throttle Hot Rod action. Alan Taylor brings you a dedication to higher education in automotive excellence with this exciting and unique weekly program. Fuel your passion for the roar of the road, the glint of paint and chrome, and sheer artistry of a well built ride.

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Insurance & Appraisals | FULL SHOW | #73

6/7/2014
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Guest professor, Dan "Boots" Longenette is back! We sit down with OSCA Champion Driver, Bill Lutz, to talk dream cars, turbos, and insurance. Changing gears, a car appraisal expert shares the best classic car investments. Segment 1: Intro to Racing At the age of 15 Bill Lutz was going 970 in a Corvette. Bill shares how his father was instrumental in developing his love for racing. Also, what's it like to win King of Columbus? Segment 2: Insurance and Street Cars Bill Lutz is not only an...

Duration: 00:42:00


Intro to Racing | SEGMENT 1 | #73

6/7/2014
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At the age of 15 Bill Lutz was going 970 in a Corvette. Bill shares how his father was instrumental in developing his love for racing. Also, what's it like to win King of Columbus?

Duration: 00:06:18


Insuring Street Cars | SEGMENT 2 | #73

6/7/2014
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Bill Lutz is not only an OSCA driver, he's also an insurance agent. Bill talks a bit about his day job. Shifting gears, we compare dream street cars.

Duration: 00:05:53


Turbo Charged | SEGMENT 3 | #73

6/7/2014
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Let's talk turbos! From lag to engine heat, we discuss old wives tales and new technology with Bill Lutz.

Duration: 00:07:12


Appraisals | SEGMENT 4 | #73

6/7/2014
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What's the first thing that an expert looks for when appraising a car? Tony Arena explains the top five items on his checklist, and what it means to have a time capsule car.

Duration: 00:07:40


Investing in Classics | SEGMENT 5 | #73

6/7/2014
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In ten years, what cars will skyrocket in value? Car appraisal expert, Tony Arena, predicts what cars will be solid investments.

Duration: 00:08:00


Barn Finds | SEGMENT 6 | #73

6/7/2014
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Dan Longenette talks about the allure of restoring a barn find to something great to look at and fun to drive. Then, find out why car appraisal expert has his eye out for a 40's Chevy.

Duration: 00:06:08


ENCORE: Getting Strange | FULL SHOW | #72

5/24/2014
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Segment 1: Strange Motion Rod & Custom Alan talks with guest Tim Strange, former host of Search and Restore, about his shop Strange Motion Rod & Custom. Segment 2: Search & Restore What's it like to host a popular TV show? In this segment guest Tim Strange tells us about his personal experience on the show Search & Restore. Segment 3: A Man About Town Guest Tim Strange, Co-Owner of Strange Motion Rod & Custom, tells us about his transition from BMXer to business man. Segment 4: Dad's My...

Duration: 00:42:15


ENCORE: Strange Motion | SEGMENT 1 | #72

5/24/2014
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Alan talks with guest Tim Strange, former host of Search and Restore, about his shop Strange Motion Rod & Custom.

Duration: 00:04:47


ENCORE: Search & Restore | SEGMENT 2 | #72

5/24/2014
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What's it like to host a popular TV show? In this segment guest Tim Strange tells us about his personal experience on the show Search & Restore.

Duration: 00:07:15


ENCORE: A Man About Town | SEGMENT 3 | #72

5/24/2014
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Guest Tim Strange, Co-Owner of Strange Motion Rod & Custom, tells us about his transition from BMXer to business man.

Duration: 00:07:04


ENCORE: Dad's My Hero | SEGMENT 4 | #72

5/24/2014
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Who do you look up to? Tim Strange tells us about his life growing up, and why his dad is his hero.

Duration: 00:07:54


ENCORE: The Difference | SEGMENT 6 | #72

5/24/2014
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What sets a Strange Motion custom apart? We're talking with Tim Strange to find out what makes a Strange Motion Rod & Custom stay ahead of the pack. Part of the magic: all the work they do at Strange Motion Rod & Custom is done on site.

Duration: 00:06:04


ENCORE: Tim's Garage | SEGMENT 5 | #72

5/24/2014
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It takes a special project to grace the inner sanctum of Tim Strange's garage. Tim Strange talks about the hot rods he's been recently building. Alan also gets Tim's opinion on the ford pickup with the aluminum.

Duration: 00:07:06


Unfinished Business | SEGMENT 4 | #71

5/17/2014
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With high speed comes great risks. Danny Thompson is aiming to break a world land speed record following the death of his father. Danny discusses the inherent dangers and complications involved with the record breaking attempt.

Duration: 00:07:11


Life at 400+ MPH | FULL SHOW | #71

5/17/2014
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In a place so flat that you can literally see the curvature of the earth, the Bonneville salt flats have been the stage for many world records and record breaking attempts. In this episode, we speak with Danny Thompson, son of Mickey Thompson, about his upcoming quest to hit 450 MPH in the famous 1968 Challenger II. Segment 1: Breaking Records Famed driver, Mickey Thompson came infamously close to breaking the world land speed record in '68. After Mickey's time was cut short, his son...

Duration: 00:13:39


Breaking Records | SEGMENT 1 | #71

5/17/2014
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Famed driver, Mickey Thompson came infamously close to breaking the world land speed record in '68. After Mickey's time was cut short, his son Danny, is now preparing to continue the Thompson legacy, and break the piston driven world land speed record.

Duration: 00:04:39


Build Challenges | SEGMENT 2 | #71

5/17/2014
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Danny Thompson's career started at the age of nine, and he won his first quarter midget championship within a year. Flash forward, Danny is resurrecting Mickey Thompson's original 1968 Challenger II in an attempt to push 450 MPH in the salt flats at Bonneville. Find out the most difficult aspects of the build.

Duration: 00:06:57


Cutting Weight | SEGMENT 3 | #71

5/17/2014
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Can you imagine using 60 gallons of fuel to go five miles? Danny Thompson fills us in on the finer points of dry block engines, slowing down at 400+ MPH, and the challenges of driving on the salt flats.

Duration: 00:06:39


Motorsports Legacy | SEGMENT 5 | #71

5/17/2014
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Mickey Thompson was an American racing icon, engineer, and most importantly a great dad. Danny Thompson discusses what it was like to grow up with a legendary father, and join him as a member of the Bonneville 200 MPH Club. Now he's seeking to bring home a record in the 400 MPH Club.

Duration: 00:07:14

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