Jim Grundy Jr, President of Grundy Insurance: Jim talks to the guys about classic car insurance, the definition of a collision, what vehicles qualify for classic car insurance and how the cost of insuring a classic car isn't as much as you might thing. Find out for yourself at the Grundy Insurance web site.
Jim Bates, Aftermarket Technical Training Center Manager at Johnson Controls: Jim calls in to talk about AGM batteries, why they're superior to regular flooded batteries, how often to change your battery and he talks a little bit about his 'Uncle Norman'. You can find out more about AGM batteries at The Battery Shop Channel on YouTube.
Lou Scola, Owner, CARSTAR Scolas: Lou talks with the guys about winter driving, why those accident avoidance sensors might not work in the winter, why you need winter blades for your wipers and why CARSTAR is a better place to take your car than a 'normal' service center. Learn more at the CARSTAR website.
Nick Hrenak, Product Manager for Walker Products: Nick chats with the guys about EGT (or Exhaust Gas Temperature) Sensors, what role they play in your engine, why EGT accuracy is important and the evolution of the EGT valve. Find out more at the Walker Products web site.
John Richter, K-Seal Vice President Of Sales: John talks with the guys about K-Seal, a general purpose, one use, permanent repair product, about repairing the engine versus using a cooling system sealer and why K-Seal is a great way to save money on those expensive coolant repairs. Find out more at the K-Seal web site.
Marcel Ayasse, Senior Product Manager of Energy Sytems and Filtration at Bosch Automotive Aftermarket in North America: Marcel chats with Roger, Dan and Steve about Bosch replacement parts, the reason you shouldn't use price as a guide when buying parts and the top 2 maintenance items that most of us forget. Find out more at the Bosch web site.
Rich White, Executive Director, Car Care Council: Russ talks with the guys about your car and maintaining it, why it's never too late to 'winterize' your car and how exactly a 'bombogenesis' affects your vehicle. Find out more at the Car Care Council site.
Andy Boyd, 3M's U.S. Market Manager, Paint Booth Solutions: Andy talks to the guys about 3M's new Accuspray Spray Gun System, how it works, why it's much better than traditional ways to paint your vehicle and how 3M is taking the 'pain out of painting'! Find out more at the 3M Accuspray site.
Josh Heers, Field Support Specialist for Johnson Controls: Josh tells the guys about batteries with PowerFrame grid technology, why it's better than other batteries, how heat and cold really affect your battery and when the best time to change your battery really is. Find out more at the PowerFrame web site.
Bill Chapin, President of the Automotive Hall Of Fame: Bill calls in to tell the guys about the 2016 Automotive Hall Of Fame induction that takes place on July 21, 2016. The Hall is inducting, Bertha Benz, Roy Lunn, Alan Mulally, Ralph Nader, Matthew J. Simoncini and Michael Manley for their contributions to the automotive industry. Find out more at the Automotive Hall Of Fame web site.
John Clark, President, Sales and Marketing, Aisin World Corp. of America: John talks to the guys about the upcoming SAE World Congress, why it's a special week for Aisin, how Aisin is making the driving experience better for everyone and Aisin's cool Driver Monitoring System. Find out more at the Aisin web site.
Matt Eaton with Denso Products: Matt talks to Roger, Dan and Steve about Denso's new Iridium TT Spark Plugs, why spark plugs are key to your car's performance, why Iridium is better than Copper or Platinum and why changing your car to Denso's Iridium TT Spark Plug could get you better fuel economy. Find out more at the Denso web site.
Rob Stuck, Trade Marketing Manager at RSC Chemical Solutions: Rob talks with Roger, Dan and Steve about MotorMedic's Fuel Pro Complete, how the product works, why it's different from other intake cleaners and how difficult it is to have a last name like 'Stuck'. Find out more over at the Fuel Pro Complete web site.
Rich Dwyer, Manager of K & N's Warranty Department: Rich talks with the guys about K & N's accquisitions over the past couple of years and how companies like Spectre, Airaid and AEM all fit in with K & N! Find out more over at the K & N web site.
Mike Holzem, Advance Auto Parts field sales team leader for Johnson Controls: Mike talks with Roger, Dan and Steve about Power Frame Grid Technology, why it's important to find this for your next battery and what exactly causes a battery to die in the first place! Find out more over at the Power Frame web site.
Jeff Dent, Category Manager, Fuel Systems, Delphi Product & Service Solutions, North America: Jeff talks with the guys about fuel pumps, what it is they do in your car, how to take good care of them and why Delphi models stand above the rest. Find out more at the Delphi web site.
Vittoria Katanski, Executive Director of Tour de Troit: Vittoria chats with the guys about the Tour de Troit, a historic bike ride through the city of Detroit. Find out more at the Tour de Troit web site.
Chris Tracy, Social Media Manager for LMC Truck: Chris talks with Roger, Dan and Steve about LMC Truck, what exactly LMC Truck can do for you, about LMC's 6 football fields of warehouse space (keeping over 30,000 part numbers in stock) and about LMCTruckLife and how you can post your truck project online. Find out more at the LMC Truck site or the LMC Truck Life site.
David Kim, Co-Founder and President for the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation: David talks with the guys about the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation, how it got started and how you can participate in the Drop And Give Me 10 Challenge too! Find out more at either The Children Of Fallen Patriots Foundation site or the Drop And Give Me 10 site.
Matt Eaton, Manager for Maintneance Products with Denso: Matt talks with the guys about Denso's new Iridium TT Spark Plugs, why the Iridium makes a difference in your spark plug, why the Twin Tip (TT) makes a difference and how this spark plug technology is light years ahead of the comeptition! Find out more at the Denso web site.
George Hyland, Cardone Marketing Director for Brakes: George speaks with Roger, Dan and Steve about Cardone calipers, what a caliper actually does, why it's as much a 'fashion statement' for your vehicle as an essential part and why Cardone Ultra Premium Calipers use a powder coating to protect against rust that doesn't affect the fit to your vehicle. Find out more over at the Cardone web site.
Rich Dwyer, Manager of K & N's Warranty Department: Rich talks with the guys about cabin air filters, how most cars have them and they haven't been changed in a LONG time! Rich tells Roger, Dan and Steve about the K & N Cabin Air Filter that is reusable and about how to clean it and how often to clean it! Find out more over at the K & N web site.
Gretchen Stokes, Senior Project Manager with SAE International: Gretchen checks in with the guys ahead of next week's SAE World Congress (which The C.A.R. Show will be attending!), to talk about the 'next level' technology we'll see at the event and about the SAE Tech Hub that will be taking place at the SAE World Congress. Find out more at the SAE World Congress site.
Rich Dwyer, Manager of K & N's Warranty Department: Rich talks with the guys about 2014 and all the cool things the K&N did and looks forward to 2015 to what we can expect from the leader in filter technology!. Find out more over at the K & N web site.
Jeff Griffin, Aftermarket Product Manager for Stant: Jeff chats with Roger, Dan and Steve about your radiator cap, your fuel cap and your thermostat, and why Stant brand is the best your can get for your car! Find out more at the Stant web site.
Paul Bogers, General Manager Lubricants Technology US: Paul talks with the guys about Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology with Complete Protection benefits. They talk about the benefits of switching to a full synthetic motor oil, how Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology is great whether you car has 1 mile or 100,000 miles and about how often you actually need to change your oil. Find out more over at the Pennzoil web site.
Joe Liedhegner, Manager Customer Engineering with Johnson Controls: Joe and the guys talk about your battery, how long it should last, what is PowerFrame Grid Technology and how can it help your car's battery during the upcoming winter months? Find out more by going to the PowerFrame web site.
Rich Dwyer, Warranty Manager for K & N: Rich talks with Roger, Dan and Steve about cabin air filters, what they are, how to find our where yours is, and how K & N's new washable, reusable cabin air filter and refresher spray will keep your call smelling showroom new until you decide to trade it it! Find out more at the K & N Filters web site.
Edward Covington, Vice President Quality Assurance Affinia Global Filtration: Edward checks in with the guys about Wix brand filters, they talk about what exactly an oil filter does, how to choose the oil filter that's right for your car and when you really need to change your oil filter. Find our more by going to the Wix web site.
Bobby Elkes, Trainer for IDQ - A/C Pro Brands: Bobby chats with the guys about A/C Pro, what exactly is it, how to use it and how anyone, with or without experience, can get their A/C back to being cool in seconds! Find out more by going to the A/C Pro web site.
Lou Camilli, founder and chief technology officer for Enerpulse Technologies, makers of Pulstar Pulse Plugs and Al Unser Jr., Performance Expert for Pulstar Pulse Plugs: Lou and Al check in with the guys about Pulstar Pulse Plugs, what makes them better than a 'regular' spark plug, why you need a better spark plug than you're using right now and (most importantly) which of his many nicknames, Al Unser Jr. likes best! Find out more at the Pulstar web site.
Jim Campell, VP, Performance Cars and Motorsports for Chevrolet: Jim and the guys talk about last week's Indy 500 and this week's Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, about his trip from one historic race venue to one that's closer to his home and about the Corvette Stingray and the Z-06. Find our more at the Chevy Motorsports web site.
Jim Campell, VP, Performance Cars and Motorsports for Chevrolet: Jim calls in from the Indy 500 to talk about the race, the 14 performance models that Chevy has involved in the race and how GM is connecting race track performance with the showroom! Find our more at the Chevy Motorsports web site.
Rich Dwyer, Warranty Manager for K & N: Rich and the guys talk about the very cool K & N Research and Testing Facility and about how it can take sometimes years before a product actually makes it to your store shelves, how K & N make sure that, no matter the year or make of your car, when you buy a K & N product it will be easy to install and work perfectly with your car's systems! Find out more at the K & N Filters web site.
Patti Kreh, Business Unit Leader, Engineering Events for SAE International and Geoff Diamond, Senior Engineer for Product Planning at the Hyndai America Technical Center and the SAE 2014 World Congress Executive Assistant: Patti and Geoff talk with the guys about the SAE World Congress, what it's all about, what's happening in the auto industry and about the pace of change in automotive technology. Find out more over at the SAE World Congress web site.
Jason Searl with Johnson Controls: Jason talks to Roger, Dan and Steve about PowerFrame Grid technology, what exactly PFGT is, how it works with your battery, the main reasons that batteries fail and how a battery with PowerFrame Grid technology will get your started every time! Find out more at the PowerFrame web site.
Rich Dwyer, Warranty Manager for K & N: Rich checks in with the guys this month about cold air intake systems, how they work, the value of adding one to your car, the controversy over alleged damage to MAF Sensors and how Chrysler adding a cold air intake as an option in the new Dodge trucks is an endorsement for this system. Find out more and see installation videos at the K & N Filters web site.
Joe McIsaac, Brake Hardware Product Expert with International Brake Industries (IBI): Joe talks with the guys about your brakes and brake hardware, what exactly brake hardware is, who re-using old brake hardware is never a good idea and why Carlson and IBI brand brake hardware is superior to other brake hardware you might find. Get more info at the Carlson Brake Parts web site.
Chris Hoffman, Product and Marketing Manager for Stant: Chris talks with the guys about your thermostat, why it's especially important this time of year, how long they're meant to last and why Stant's thermostats are the best on the market today. Find out more at the Stant web site.
Brian Noble, Marketing Manager with Sylvania Automotive Lighting: Brian talks with the guys about your headlights, how being too bright can actually damage your headlight lens, how a good bulb can increase your peripheral vision and have some tips for changing your headlights. Find out more over at the Sylvania web site.
Paul Bogers, General Manager Lubricants Technology US: Paul talks with the guys about Pennzoil. Specifically, how specialized oils (like the ones used in NASCAR) make it from the track to your car, the difference between synthetic and traditional oils and what those additive in your oil really do! Find out more over at the Pennzoil web site.
Rich Dwyer, Manager of K & N's Warranty Department: Rich talks with the guys about Mass Air Flow Sensors, what they do, how to maintain yours and about using reusable air filters with your MAF sensor. Find out more over at the K & N web site.
Louis Fresta, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at CRC Industries: Lou talks with the guys about CRC's products...and there are 1300 of them! They chat about CRC's 1-Tank Power Renew, Brakleen and (Steve's favorite) Visiclear! Find out more about all the great CRC products by heading over to the CRC website.
Yvette VanDerBrink, Auctioneer with VanDerBrink Auctions: Yvette talks to the guys about an upcoming auction for the Lambrecht Chevrolet Company, a dealership in Pierce, Nebraska that has literally hundreds of vintage cars that have as little as 1 mile on them, and the factory sticker still in some of the windows! Yvette tells us about the cars, why they've been stored for all these years and how you can bid on some of these amazing vehicles! More info over at the VanDerBrink Auction web site. And you can bid in this auction over at the ProxiBid site.
Bryan Fuller with Actron: Bryan talks with Roger, Dan and Steve about his custom cars, especially Thundertaker, his custom car shops and Actron and how it works, how it's different from other U-Scan tools and why this would make a terrific addition to your tool box! Find out more over at the Actron web site.
Rich Dwyer, Manager of K & N's Warranty Department: Rich talks with the guys about the Magnuson Moss Warranty Act, what it is, how it works and why K & N's products meet or exceed the standards! Find out more over at the K & N web site.
Dr. Larry Beaver, VP of Technology at RSC Chemical Solutions: Dr. Beaver talks with the guys about Liquid Wrench, about all the different products under the Liquid Wrench umbrella, the differences in the products and their different uses and what you can use to keep your car running smoothly this summer. Find out more at the Liquid Wrench web site.
Bobby Elks, National Field Trainer with A/C/ Pro: Bobby checks in with the guys about A/C Pro, a product that makes it easy for you to recharge your own A/C system! Bobby explains how to tell if your problem is mechanical or not, what to do if your system becomes overcharged or and how A/C/ Pro is as easy as 'squeeze, charge, release and check pressure'. Find out more at the A/C Pro web site or by calling 888-318-5454
Joe McIsaac, IBI-Carlson: Joe talks with the guys about brakes, how it's about more than your brake pads, what 'brake hardware' really is and the importance of getting new brake hardware and not re-using the old. Find out more at the IBI-Carlson web page.
Greg Bibbo, Product Marketing Manager at Sylvania Automotive Lighting: Greg talks with Dan and Steve about your headlights, how the lenses degrade over time, how often you need to think about restoring them and how Sylvania's Headlight Restoration Kit is the best way for a do-it-yourselfer to get it done right in your driveway! Find out more at the Sylvania web page.
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