classic pickup podcast
An Australian based podcast about Classic Pickup Trucks, interviewing builders, owners, suppliers, engineers etc. all over the world. If you love classic pickup's, then this podcast is for you!
info_outline Episode 50, Rohan Hutson, Australian Auto Air 05/12/2021
Episode 50, Rohan Hutson, Australian Auto Air This week I caught up Rohan Hutson from Australian Auto Air in Bendigo. Rohan is a Tri five chevy guy who stocks and installs Vintage Air systems to classic vehicle owners Australia wide. Have a listen and give him a shout when your ready to install some heating and cooling into your pickup.
info_outline Episode 48, Solomon Lunger 04/23/2021
Episode 48, Solomon Lunger This week I caught up with Solomon Lunger from F100 Talk, a US based podcast covering F100’s, which is part of the Truck Talk Media group, including C10 Talk, OBS Talk, D100 Talk, with more to come. Solomon has a long history with cool old Ford trucks, and is also the man behind the Instagram pages @unibodyunion and @thefordera. He has a heap of cool trucks and we have a good chat about all of them.
info_outline Wes Bracken's 55 Chev pickup. 04/12/2021
Wes Bracken's 55 Chev pickup. This week I caught up with Wes Bracken, who is just finishing off the final details on his 1955 Stepside Chev Pickup. The truck was purchased and restored in the US, then shipped to Australia, where Wes got to work making it his dream truck.
info_outline Episode 45, Simon Holland's 52' Chev Pickup. 02/15/2021
Episode 45, Simon Holland's 52' Chev Pickup. This week I caught Simon Holland, he has just finished a 1952 Aussie Chev pickup build. We have a great chat about the build process, the history of the truck as well as his many other hotrod builds.
info_outline Episode 43, Beauden Boucher's 64' F100 01/25/2021
Episode 43, Beauden Boucher's 64' F100 This week I caught up with Beauden Boucher he is almost finished building a beautiful Aussie RHD 1964 Ford F100 that he rescued from a Hay Shed. The truck is patina perfect, air bagged and v8 swapped.
info_outline Episode 41, Scott Farrand's 67' C10 12/28/2020
Episode 41, Scott Farrand's 67' C10 This week I caught up with Scott Farrand, he is building a 1967 C10, short wheelbase, big back window, LS powered, Independent front and rear suspension out of a VE commodore, very interesting build so be sure to have a listen.
info_outline Episode 40, Matt Wilsons 73' F250 Rotary??? 12/14/2020
Episode 40, Matt Wilsons 73' F250 Rotary??? This week I caught up with Matt Wilson on the Gold Coast. Matt has a beautiful Dentside F250 that he is in the process of putting a Turbo’d 13b into. Yes that’s right, a Rotary! Tune in to find out more.
info_outline Episode 39, Scott Birdsall, Chuckles Garage 12/06/2020
Episode 39, Scott Birdsall, Chuckles Garage This week I caught up with Scott Birdsall from Chuckles Garage, in California. Scott has built a one off, 1949 Ford F1 pickup race truck, called Old Smokey. The truck runs a 6.7ltr Cummins Diesel engine, with Compound Turbos, putting out up to 1400hp. He has just broken the Pikes Peak Diesel record.
info_outline Episode 37, Classic and Muscle Car Imports 11/16/2020
Episode 37, Classic and Muscle Car Imports This week I caught up with Leighton Kelson from Classic and Muscle Car Imports, he has been bringing American vehicle into Australia for twelve years now and gives us the low down on the what to do, and not to do’s of buying and importing a vehicle. Given the current climate and our inability to fly over and check out vehicles, this is perfect timing to hear this info.
info_outline Rachel Durbidge from Durbz Kustoms 11/01/2020
Rachel Durbidge from Durbz Kustoms This week I caught up with Rachel Durbidge from Durbz Kustoms in WA. She is spray painter with 17 years experience, and finally fulfilling the dream to own a Chevy Panel Truck, her 63’ panel is just in the final stages of paint and polish, and soon to be cruising the streets!
info_outline Episode 33, Dusty Flynn's 51' Chevy 10/11/2020
Episode 33, Dusty Flynn's 51' Chevy This week I sat down and had a great chat with Dusty Flynn, he has an awesome patina 1951 Chevy pickup, originally built by Stoner Speed Shop in Iowa, USA. As you will hear there has been a lot of upgrades to this beauty since then.
info_outline Episode 32, Steve Darnell, Vegas Rat Rods 10/04/2020
Episode 32, Steve Darnell, Vegas Rat Rods This week I finally caught up with Steve Darnell, from Welder Up, Las Vegas. Steve’s show, Vegas Rat Rods has four seasons of awesome truck and car builds on the Discovery Channel. Here in Australia you might know it as Sin City Motors. We have a good chat about his early days and influences. If you haven’t seen the show, do yourself a favour and check it out.
info_outline Episode 30, Enthusiast Motor Insurance, Brett Williams 09/20/2020
Episode 30, Enthusiast Motor Insurance, Brett Williams This week I spoke to Brett Williams from Enthusiast Motor Insurance, Brett comes from a mini truck background, but has worked in the Automotive Insurance field for a long time. So weather you have a Vehicle in the build, or on the road, have a listen and consider Enthusiast Insurance to protect your ride.
info_outline Episode 29, Matt Dietrich 1965 Ford F100 09/12/2020
Episode 29, Matt Dietrich 1965 Ford F100 This episode I spoke with Matt Dietrich from Geelong Differentials. Matt has a slammed patina 1965 Ford pickup that he put together with the help of Leon from Big L’s Chop Shop. He also has a passion for restoring old Dragstar bikes.
info_outline Episode 28, Car Builders 09/05/2020
Episode 28, Car Builders This episode I spoke with Brendan from Car Builders. They are an Aussie company specialising in thermal acoustic insulation products. So if your building a vehicle, or have one that’s a bit noisy or a bit hot, check out the great products they have. Brendan is also a truck guy, from the early days of mini trucking to his current GMC squarebody he has the experience and knowledge to help with your build!
info_outline Episode 27, Ryan Carter from United Speed Shop 08/31/2020
Episode 27, Ryan Carter from United Speed Shop This episode I caught up with Ryan Carter from United Speed Shop in Newcastle, NSW. Ryan specialises in high end Suspension solutions for your classic build, weather it be a coilover or airbag build.
info_outline Episode 26, Mohammed from Oman 08/23/2020
Episode 26, Mohammed from Oman This episode I spoke Mohammed, from Muscat, Oman. He is building a 1959 Chevy stepside small window apache’. Mohammed lives in the Middle East and studied in the US. He purchased a 66 Mustang whilst studying there and shipped it back. Years later he decided to bring in a pickup and got hold of this Apache. Vehicle rules in Oman are very strict, so it was great to hear how he is going about this build.
info_outline Episode 25, The Rubber Shop, Doug Matthews 08/15/2020
Episode 25, The Rubber Shop, Doug Matthews This episode I spoke with Doug Matthews from the Rubber Shop in Brendale, Qld. Doug has been supplying rubber to builders for ten years now and is in the final stages of a 1940 chev pickup build.
info_outline Episode 24, Jason Bittle Chevy Apache's 08/09/2020
Episode 24, Jason Bittle Chevy Apache's This episode I caught Jason Bittle out of Sydney. Jason has two awesome Chevy Apache trucks in his Garage. One is a 59 Stepside, the other a 58 Fleetside. I first met Jason in Arizona at Dino’s Gitdown where he had his 58’, it was built by Rick from @home_grown_rides in AZ. We had a good chat about both trucks and the process of building a custom truck from scratch, from another country.
info_outline Episode 23, Leon Davies 48 Ford F-1 07/31/2020
Episode 23, Leon Davies 48 Ford F-1 This episode I caught up again with Leon Davies from Big L’s Chop Shop down past Geelong. We chatted briefly with Leon in Episode 1, he had Truckee, his 48’ Ford F-1 parked up at the Bright Rod Run. He had been turning out some very nice Classic Trucks and Hotrods.
info_outline Episode 22, Shane Peterson 1976 DN5 Dodge 07/25/2020
Episode 22, Shane Peterson 1976 DN5 Dodge This episode I spoke with Shane Peterson, he is the son of Burnout King John Peterson who terrorised the drag strips and burnout comps in Victoria for many years, in his trademark Ford Zephyr’s. Shane is restoring JP’s 1976 D5N Dodge pickup. We had a good chat about his life growing up and the influences his old man has had on him. The dodge build is Shanes the completion of what his old man started.