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 55, Coachworks by Ayden 07/25/2021
Episode 55, Coachworks by Ayden This week I caught Ayden Hunt from Canberra, he operates as Coachworks by Ayden, and specialises in very custom body work, taking a flat piece of sheet and turning it into a piece of Automotive art. We had a great chat about some of the high end builds he has worked on and some possible future projects.
info_outline Episode 54, Jeff Martin, Munssey Speed 07/05/2021
Episode 54, Jeff Martin, Munssey Speed This week I caught up Jeff Martin from Munssey Speed, Jeff’s business specialises in Composite parts for Classic American Trucks, both Fibreglass and Carbon fibre panels to fit Ford and Chev pickups. We had a great chat about his life and his business, and the exciting news that Classic Pickup Supplies, in Coolum Beach, Qld will now be the Australian stockist for Munssey speed.
info_outline Episode 53, Russell Zout, 48 GMC. 06/06/2021
Episode 53, Russell Zout, 48 GMC. This week I caught Russell Zout, he is building a killer 48’ GMC Pickup, and is the man behind Rusty’s River Run, as well as many other shows on the east coast. A Negative Camber member and all round good guy.
info_outline Episode 52, Matt Hobbs, F Series Roundup 2021 05/30/2021
Episode 52, Matt Hobbs, F Series Roundup 2021 This week I caught up with Matt Hobbs, he is the man behind the F series Roundup, an F series gathering that is now an annual event, held in a new location each year. We chat about his F150, and hear the history of the Roundup, as well as the plans for this year’s event, held over the Queens Birthday long weekend, 2021.
info_outline Episode 51, Dr Tims Auto Engineering QLD 05/22/2021
Episode 51, Dr Tims Auto Engineering QLD This week I caught up Tim, from Dr Tim’s Auto Engineering in Brisbane, Qld. We had a NSW engineer on some time ago, and it was great to finally get a QLD engineer on to chat to us about what we can and cant do to our builds up north in the Sunshine State.
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.