V8 Radio

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Synopsis

V8 Radio's hosts Kevin Oeste and Mike Clarke cover the classic car scene from a regular car guy perspective. Topics include cool car events, goings on in the V8 Speed and Resto Shop, V8TV, Muscle Car Of The Week, and the state of their own classic car projects. Throw in a couple trivia questions and lots of unplanned banter, and you have a fun laid-back show that makes a perfect companion to your own garage adventures.

Episodes

  • Bobby Unser Crosses The Finish Line, Qs New Ride, Power Tour Plans, Automotive Trivia, and More!

    Bobby Unser Crosses The Finish Line, Qs New Ride, Power Tour Plans, Automotive Trivia, and More!

    07/05/2021 Duration: 01h09min

    Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste pay homage to Bobby Unser on this episode of the V8 Radio Podcast, and touch on other topics like Mike's new ride! Plus, is there a possibility of his GTO appearing on the Hot Rod Power Tour? They chat about springtime cruising in an old convertible, some other GTO projects in the V8 Speed and Resto Shop, and a lot more. The Automotive Trivia questions stimulate as always, so you don't want to miss this episode!

  • Qs Crash, Camping, Car Clubs, Automotive Trivia, and More on the V8 Radio Podcast

    Q's Crash, Camping, Car Clubs, Automotive Trivia, and More on the V8 Radio Podcast

    20/04/2021 Duration: 01h02min

    Mike Q-Ball Clarke's daily driver was smashed in a wreck! Q's OK, but now he's looking to move into a truck. Possibly to pull a camper! Kevin and Mike discuss Kevin's weekend camping trip and his quality time with some Rod & Custom Magazines from 1958, including an interesting look at a car club from the day. The automotive trivia question is a deusy... at least for Kevin, but you'll hear all that and more on the latest V8 Radio Podcast!

  • The V8 Radio Podcast Reaches 100 Episodes!

    The V8 Radio Podcast Reaches 100 Episodes!

    09/04/2021 Duration: 01h17min

    Holy moly, the V8 Radio Podcast has reached 100 Episodes! On this special show, Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke are joined by Kelle Oeste of the V8 Speed and Resto Shop and chat about some of the high points of the first 100 podcasts. Of course, there's automotive trivia and a whole bunch of other nonsense, so be sure you're ready for it. Thanks to all who've listened to 1 or all 100 episodes, we appreciate it!

  • New Synthetic Oil Technologies With Rick Lee of PTH Racing Oil, Automotive Trivia, and More on the V8 Radio Podcast

    New Synthetic Oil Technologies With Rick Lee of PTH Racing Oil, Automotive Trivia, and More on the V8 Radio Podcast

    02/04/2021 Duration: 01h14min

    If you want to cause controversy, just start talking about synthetic oil! On this special episode of the V8 Radio Podcast, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste are joined by Rick Lee from PTH Racing Oil to learn about synthetic lubricants and their line of high performance racing oils. Later in the episode, Rick shares some upcoming information about a new generation of non-petroleum based engine and gear lubricants that are high quality, renewable lubricants that promise to change the way we look at oil. Of course, we broke out some riveting automotive trivia questions and had a few laughs along the way, all on the V8 Radio podcast!

  • Kevins Trip To SoCal, Car Renderings, The Cars of George Boskovich, The Latest From ARP, Automotive Trivia, and More on the V8 Radio Podcast!

    Kevin's Trip To SoCal, Car Renderings, The Cars of George Boskovich, The Latest From ARP, Automotive Trivia, and More on the V8 Radio Podcast!

    12/03/2021 Duration: 01h12min

    Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke about Kevin and Kelle's recent trip to LA and the awesome cars they saw in the Boskovich collection and the very cool visit to ARP fasteners. Kevin's latest artwork is also a topic with Mike, being a rendering of Mike's '67 GTO! The Automotive Trivia is always fun, as is the "overselling adjective" that kicks off this - and every - episode of the V8 Radio Podcast!

  • Automotive Design, Listener Comments, Automotive Trivia, and More on The V8 Radio Podcast

    Automotive Design, Listener Comments, Automotive Trivia, and More on The V8 Radio Podcast

    25/02/2021 Duration: 01h15min

    This is a creative episode of the V8 Radio Podcast, as Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste chat about Corvette design and Chip Foose's "Chip Foose Draws A Car" video series, and Kevin's recent attempts to reconnect with his own artsy side. They also read some great top 5 cool car experiences submitted by V8 Radio listener friends! And it wouldn't be an episode of the V8 Radio Podcast without automotive trivia, the overselling adjective, and a few laughs!

  • Top 5 Car Things That Still Get You Jazzed, Cobra Super Snake At Auction, 2021 Mach 1, Automotive Trivia, And More On The V8 Radio Podcast

    Top 5 Car Things That Still Get You Jazzed, Cobra Super Snake At Auction, 2021 Mach 1, Automotive Trivia, And More On The V8 Radio Podcast

    19/02/2021 Duration: 01h06min

    Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste chat about the Supercharged Shelby Super Snake returning to the auction block, touch on the 2021 Mustang Mach 1, and the idea of a Chinese Porsche. But the meat of this episode of the V8 Radio Podcast focuses on our hosts articulating 5 things that still get them excited about the car hobby and industry. The automotive trivia questions don't dissapoint, and there's much more on this episode!

  • Automotive Industry News, V8 Speed and Resto Shop Updates, Automotive Trivia, and More on the V8 Radio Podcast

    Automotive Industry News, V8 Speed and Resto Shop Updates, Automotive Trivia, and More on the V8 Radio Podcast

    14/02/2021 Duration: 01h13min

    Mike and Kevin cover some new automotive news headlines like the Edelbrock move, the new Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing, the sale of Detroit Speed, the Apple car, and more! They also go into some of the projects in-process at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop, like the 1972 Corvette LS3 swap. Of course, there is automotive trivia, and some other garage talk in this episode of the V8 Radio Podcast!

  • GM Goes All Electric by 2035, Driving Classics Daily, Automotive Trivia, and Much More on the V8 Radio Podcast!

    GM Goes All Electric by 2035, Driving Classics Daily, Automotive Trivia, and Much More on the V8 Radio Podcast!

    30/01/2021 Duration: 01h05min

    On this episode of the V8 Radio Podcast, Kevin and Mike share their thoughts on the recent announcement from GM saying they are not going to produce tailpipe emissions vehicles after 2035. This obviously is a hot topic, and our hosts have a few thoughts on the matter. They also tangent into what it’s like to drive a classic car every day. Of course, there’s automotive trivia and other silliness, (Kevin names a new Chevrolet electric vehicle!) and much more on the V8 Radio Podcast!

  • Listener Mail, Corvette Project Update, Automotive Trivia, and Much More on the V8 Radio Podcast!

    Listener Mail, Corvette Project Update, Automotive Trivia, and Much More on the V8 Radio Podcast!

    17/01/2021 Duration: 01h02min

    The topics are all over the place on this episode of the V8 Radio Podcast! Kevin and Mike respond to some listener mail, covering topics like oil additives and buying versus building your dream car. There are some shop updates from V8 Speed & Resto, some personal stories, the mandatory automotive trivia, and much more in this randomized episode of the V8 Radio Podcast!

  • You DO need that car! We explain why along with trivia and more on the V8 Radio Podcast!

    You DO need that car! We explain why along with trivia and more on the V8 Radio Podcast!

    09/01/2021 Duration: 01h06min

    Our friend Chip Foose is on record saying that "nobody needs these cars", inferring that a custom car is not essential to life like food or water. However, on this episode of the V8 Radio Podcast, Kevin Oeste and Mike Clarke discuss the realities of how important cool cars are to passionate enthusiasts and how they are often ingrained in us from childhood. And don't worry, they didn't forget the automotive trivia and other nonsense, either!

  • Thoughts For 2021, New Project Insights, Model Kit Nostalgia, Automotive Trivia and More on the V8 Radio Podcast!

    Thoughts For 2021, New Project Insights, Model Kit Nostalgia, Automotive Trivia and More on the V8 Radio Podcast!

    01/01/2021 Duration: 01h05min

    Mike "Q Ball" Clarke and Kevin Oeste cautiously look forward to 2021 with regards to automotive events and shows. They also look back at how different things were in 2020 with hopes that things change in '21. They also chat about a cool model kit from Kevin's past, and the possibility of obtaining one of the vintage kits and even building a full size version! This first episode of 2021 brings new automotive trivia questions and a few laughs, and is a great show to kick off the new year!

  • Back In The Saddle at the V8 Radio Podcast! Mikes GTO Updates, Shop Updates, Trivia, and More on the V8 Radio Podcast

    Back In The Saddle at the V8 Radio Podcast! Mike's GTO Updates, Shop Updates, Trivia, and More on the V8 Radio Podcast

    20/12/2020 Duration: 58min

    The V8 Radio team took a break for a bit, but we're happy to report things are returning to normal and the show continues. Host Kevin Oeste caught a bug, thankfully not COVID, but he was down for the count. But today, Kevin and Mike "Q-Ball' Clarke are back at it, with updates from the V8 Speed and Resto Shop, a big update on Mike's 1967 GTO engine build, automotive trivia, and much more. Thanks for hanging in there, V8 Radio presses on!

  • SEMA 360 Preview, Photo Shoots, Event Coverage, Automotive Trivia and More on the V8 Radio Podcast

    SEMA 360 Preview, Photo Shoots, Event Coverage, Automotive Trivia and More on the V8 Radio Podcast

    23/10/2020 Duration: 01h08min

    Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste share a preview of the upcoming SEMA 360 online marketplace, a recap of the Off Road Expo and Sand Sports Super Show event coverage, and a cool 1967 Mustang photo shoot for Hemmings Classic Car Magazine! Of course, there's Automotive Trivia and much more is all on tap in this episode of the V8 Radio Podcast!

  • Turbo Camaro, Shop Updates, Electrolysis, Automotive Trivia, and more on the V8 Radio Podcast

    Turbo Camaro, Shop Updates, Electrolysis, Automotive Trivia, and more on the V8 Radio Podcast

    09/10/2020 Duration: 01h02min

    This V8 Radio Podcast is full of cool updates on cars being restored and modified in the V8 Speed and Resto Shop. Hosts Kevin Oeste and Mike Clarke chat about restoration techniques like electrolysis for removing rust, hunting down cooling issues on a twin turbo 1969 Chevrolet Camaro, and much more. Plus, there's automotive trivia and the usual nonsense you've come to expect from the V8 Radio Podcast!

  • Driving The Coyote-Powered Restomod 1957 Thunderbird, Bonneville Update, LaSalle Wins Show, Automotive Trivia, and More on the V8 Radio Podcast!

    Driving The Coyote-Powered Restomod 1957 Thunderbird, Bonneville Update, LaSalle Wins Show, Automotive Trivia, and More on the V8 Radio Podcast!

    30/09/2020 Duration: 01h06min

    This episode of the V8 Radio Podcast, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste chat about how cool it is to drive the freshly-completed 1957 Ford Thunderbird that was updated with a new chassis and a modern Ford Coyote V8 engine and 6-speed automatic by the V8 Speed & Resto Shop. In other cool shop news, the V8 Restored 1939 LaSalle Ambulance won first in its class in a recent national Cadillac and LaSalle club show. There's also some event updates with Bonneville Speed Week and the 4-Wheel Jamboree, and automotive trivia as always. Check it out, like, and subscribe to the V8 Radio Podcast!

  • Project Car Updates on the V8 Radio Podcast

    Project Car Updates on the V8 Radio Podcast

    04/09/2020 Duration: 01h20s

    On this episode of the V8 Radio Podcast, Mike Clarke and Kevin Oeste catch up on some updates on Kevin's 1962 Ford Galaxie 500 XL convertible from the V8 Speed & Resto Shop. You may recall how the car broke the transmission on the way to the 2019 Drive In Cruise event, but it's back on the road today. (Kevin is kind-of like the plumber with the leaky pipes...) OF COURSE, there is Automotive Trivia and some other nonsense, making for a well-optioned episode of V8 Radio!

  • Special Guest Chris Vopat chats about Dan Gurney, the Petersen Museum, and More on the V8 Radio Podcast

    Special Guest Chris Vopat chats about Dan Gurney, the Petersen Museum, and More on the V8 Radio Podcast

    17/07/2020 Duration: 01h19min

    Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke are joined by longtime friend Chris Vopat, a guy who's worked in automotive publishing, racing events, performance products, and is also a docent at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. We learn about the Dan Gurney memorabilia auction back in the early 2000s, as well as what it's like to guide the Vault tour at the Pete. And of course, there's lots of Automotive Trivia scattered throughout, and lots of laughs as well!

  • Special Guest Myles Kovacs on the V8 Radio Podcast

    Special Guest Myles Kovacs on the V8 Radio Podcast

    03/07/2020 Duration: 01h19min

    Myle Kovacs is not only one of the founders of the DUB universe, with the successful DUB Magazine, die-cast cars, TIS and Drop Star wheel lines, events, and much more... but he's also a very down-to-earth guy who fights his own inner demons as he rises to each new challenge and success. Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke were honored to have some time with this forward-thinking and inspirational automotive innovator on the latest V8 Radio Podcast! And yes, there's automotive trivia, too!

  • Automotive Artist Ed Tillrock on the V8 Radio Podcast

    Automotive Artist Ed Tillrock on the V8 Radio Podcast

    26/06/2020 Duration: 01h01min

    Ed Tillrock is known as the "Nitro Filled Pencil" for good reason... he's got an amazing talent for creating nearly photo-realistic images with tools as simple as pencil and paper. He's also well versed in colored pencil, oil painting, and other media, and his extensive background in architectural renderings gives him a keen eye for accurate perspective detail. Today, Ed creates original art that he likes, as well as doing commissioned pieces for other customers and has been seen at car shows all over the country including being the featured artist at the SEMA show in Las Vegas. Kevin and Mike had the chance to chat with Ed on this episode, and even tried to stump him with their useless automotive trivia, all on this episode of the V8 Radio Podcast!

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