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 63, Brad Klimkowski 11/29/2021
Episode 63, Brad Klimkowski This week I caught Brad Klimkowski, he’s a high school shop class teacher in Illinois, USA. Brad and his students are building some bad ass Classic Pickups, and we have a great chat about the journey and the trucks. I can honestly say, I wish I had had Brad as my teacher when I was a teenager, it would have made my life a hell of a lot different. Have a listen, I’m sure you will agree.
info_outline Ben Lawrence, 1950 LC3 Morris Commercial 11/19/2021
Ben Lawrence, 1950 LC3 Morris Commercial This week I caught up Ben Lawrence from the Hunter Valley, he has built an awesome Morris Commerical truck, based on a Nissan Patrol Chassis and driveline. This is a non registered, non engineered rat rod build and its 100% cool.
info_outline Stephen Pilcher's 67' F100 10/25/2021
Stephen Pilcher's 67' F100 This week I caught up Stephen Pilcher, he is building a 1967 Ford F100. Stephen is following the the tried and tested route of using a Crown Vic front end in his build, as well as the Coyote Miami V8, we have a good chat about how he’s making all of that happen.
info_outline Episode 60, Matt Rendell 10/05/2021
Episode 60, Matt Rendell This week I caught up Matt Rendell from Dubbo in NSW, Matt is an XY Ford tragic, who is fast becoming a pickup tragic. He has three truck builds on the go, the main one being a 1952 Chev which was his partners Grandfathers truck on the farm. He also has a 36 Ford pickup and many other projects on the go.
info_outline Episode 59, Mitch Johnsen's 72' Chevy K10 09/20/2021
Episode 59, Mitch Johnsen's 72' Chevy K10 This week I caught up with Mitch Johnsen, he is up in sunny QLD building a 1972 K10 Longbed pickup. The K10 is a rare beast here in Australia and Mitch is giving it a well-deserved rebirth. Have a listen and hear the history of this project, and the progress so far.
info_outline Episode 58, Cara Coburn's 56' F100 09/12/2021
Episode 58, Cara Coburn's 56' F100 This week I caught up Cara and Josh Coburn, from Auckland, New Zealand. Josh’s Mustang influences finally rubbed of on Cara and she decided to find a pick up to drive. They located a sweet 56’ F100 already in the country and have put it in the more than capable hands of Kendel Smith at Kruzin Kustoms in Palmerston North, NZ. With Cara steering the ship, the build is almost finished, and it will definitely be the coolest vehicle in the school pickup line.
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!