Ed's Auto Garage Podcast Ed Arango talks about classic cars, racing, the auto industry, and occasionally insurance. He's a SoCal native that's been turning wrenches for over 35 years. Ed's Auto Garage Podcast is proudly powered by Arango Insurance Services (arangoins.com), where he can meet your Garage, Collection and Auto Service Industry Insurance needs. Ed can be reached at [email protected]
Judy Kean - Co Founder of EPARTRADE
42:18Developed by an experienced team of global motorsports professionals with a long history of success in the industry, EPARTRADE is as innovative and up-to-the-minute as auto racing itself, showcasing your latest products and offerings every single day. It is the fastest and most efficient way to introduce new parts and services to the worldwide racing trade while they're red hot, allowing builders, race teams, retailers, engineers, and other verified racing businesses to access them from anywhere in the world, day or night. EPARTRADE is a completely new concept in the performance and racing industry. It's efficient, cost-effective, global...and trade-only. Quite simply, it is the only product sourcing platform as innovative and fast-paced as the racing market itself.Today's episode is brought to you by Arango Insurance Services. For all your commercial automotive needs, Arango Insurance Services are experts in this field. Visit us at www.arangoins.com or 949-887-1274.
Jeff Kline - Professional Race Car Driver
59:56Back in the day, Jeff raced predominantly for Mazda, but had rides for Porsche, General Motors, and drove a Silk Cut Jaguar XJR-9 at the 1989 Le Mans 24 Hours. More recently Jeff has competed in several vintage races in a Ginetta G4 race car. Jeff came out to California to attend college at UCLA and has been in Southern California ever since. Jeff tells us about his time driving in SCCA and eventually being hired by Racing Beat Mazda RX7 program in the late 70's and early 80's. Later he drove in the GTP Lights series and was driving a Pontiac Fiero GTP Lights race car during the 1987 Ford California Grand Prix at Sears Point International Raceway. Some other cars that Jeff spent time behind the wheel of are: Alfa Romeo 1300 GTA, Ferrari 365 GTB/4, Porsche 911SC, Porsche 962, Porsche 944 S2 GS, Alba AR4 / Mazda, Royale RP40 / Mazda, Alba AR5 / Buick, Argo JM16 / Buick, Tiga GT286 / Porsche, Silk Cut Jaguar XJR-9 LM. An accomplished driver with a racing career that continues now into the Historic racing scene. Today's podcast is sponsored by Arango Insurance Services. For all automotive industry insurance needs. www.arangoins.com or 949-887-1274.
Jeff Mason - Piston Foundation - Funding Students Pursuing a Career in the Collector Car Industry
1:01:49Jeff Mason is the COO of the non-profit, Piston Foundation. The Piston Foundation provides funding skilled trade education for students & technicians who want to pursue a career in the collector car industry. The collector car hobby is threatened. Not by climate change, electric engines, or autonomous vehicles. It’s threatened by the lack of students and technicians pursuing skilled-trade careers in collector vehicle service and restoration. The Piston Foundation's mission is to provide scholarships and apprenticeships that reduce financial barriers and make it easier for more people to choose careers in collector car services and restoration.To learn more about the Piston Foundation visit: www.pistonfoundation.org
Von Hot Rod - Master of the Fine Line of Pin Striping
55:58For the past two decades, Von Hot Rod has dedicated his career to professional pinstriping, kustom art and kustom car kulture events, including Von Hot Rod’s Pinstriper Reunion and Von Hot Rod’s Pinstriping Circus, a traveling show that helps raise money for charities.With a list of accolades, endorsements and hot rod products as long as your arm, the Von Hot Rod name has become synonymous with what’s cool and old school.You can learn more about Von Hot Rod and his products by visiting his website at https://www.vonhotrodshop.com or on social media by searching his name, Von Hot Rod.Make a point to visit Von Hot Rod and support the Benedict Castle Concours Car Show in Riverside, CA on May 15th, 2022 and help Teen Challenge International help men, women & children that struggle with substance abuse. Please visit https://www.benedictcastleconcours.com for more information.
Linda Vaughn - The First Lady of Motorsports
40:45Today's show is brought you by Arango Insurance Services, LLC. For all your automotive insurance industry needs. www.arangoins.com | 949-887-1274
Bob Varsha - Motorsport Analyst & TV Personality
55:55Enjoying a broadcasting career that has spanned three decades, Bob Varsha has earned the distinction as one of the most known voices in a global variety of sports, working with networks including ESPN, FOX Sports, NBC Sports Network, and beyond.
Aaron Shelby - Carroll Shelby International
56:12Aaron was born and raised primarily in Dallas, TX, and graduated from Highland Park High School in 1990. He graduated from Santa Clara University in 1994 with Bachelor of Science in Commerce - Finance. He then started his career as a credit analyst at Inwood National Bank in Dallas.Aaron then moved on to operate his own business, Mr. Bracket, which was automotive accessories distribution company that sold into automotive aftermarket retailers from 1999 - 2003. After selling Mr. Bracket, Aaron joined LegacyTexas Bank in order to represent the family's interest in the Bank on a day to day basis. With his father Patrick having been Chairman since the late 1980's, Aaron was excited to continue the family's legacy of association with the Bank.Currently, Aaron is Executive Vice President over Commercial Lending and he operates as the Subsidiary Manager overseeing LegacyTexas Insurance, LegacyTexas Title and the LegacyTexas MortgageIn addition to banking, Aaron operates the Shelby family's timber business in East Texas and is on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Children's Theater. https://www.shelby.com/ShelbyFoundation https://www.shelby.com/en-us/
Fireball Tim Lawrence The World's Most Badass Automotive Coloring Books
51:12Fireball Tim Lawrence – Founder- Fireball Publishing – Lead Designer – Design Director for the Murphy Auto MuseumFireball Tim is a true legend in the Car Design world, having designed vehicles for over 400 of Hollywood’s biggest films (CHECK THEM OUT HERE!) including BATMAN, KNIGHT RIDER, JURASSIC PARK & MONSTER GARAGE and ARTEMIS FOWL. Award Winning Car Designer, Filmmaker, Host for Speed Channel, TLC, Discovery, Velocity and many others and has literally reached over a Billion viewers. See all of Fireball’s HOLLYWOOD CAR DESIGNS here!FIREBALL FACTS…• Founder of FIREBALL PUBLISHING• Design Director for THE MURPHY AUTO MUSEUM• Host of TV’s Award Winning Vlog Series FIREBALL MALIBU VLOG with over 1000 episodes and ART TALK on FacebookLIVE.• Hosts the monthly MUSCLES AND MOJO at The Murphy Auto Museum on the 1st & 3rd Sundays **At the Murphy Auto Museum, Fireball’s Art Gallery (THE FIREBALL GALLERY) features some of the World’s Best Automotive Art.
Andy Clegg - Tartanprenuer @ Spirit of Le Mans
1:01:29The Spirit of Le Mans' tartan collection is designed and registered in Bonnie Scotland. Inspired by the iconic Le Mans racing liveries of yesteryear and beyond. SOLM tartans are available for your personal project and boutique handmade products are also available. You can learn more about SOLM at www.solm.co.ukTo learn more about today's show sponsor, Arango Insurance Services, you can call 949-887-1274 or visit www.arangoins.com
Daisy & Stanley Chavik from Hot Rod Chavik Traditional Hot Rod Builders
42:41Ed sits down and talks with Daisy and Stanley Chavik of Hot-Rod Chavik. A family company that was established in 2003 in Bohemia in Europe by handcrafted renovator and hot-rod fabricator Stanley Chavik. Stanley’s focus is factory looking fabrication, renovation and modification, traditional Hot-Rods, Early Indy cars and Classic automobiles, hand crafting, engineering and Art looking work.Think big. dream big….. in 2016 was more than clear that Czech Republic’s Hot•Rod culture is too small. Great opportunity to get our last project Buick Shafer 1933. handcrafted Indycar, and introduce Our skills in California. Dreams came true, in January 2019 Hot Rod Chavik USA LLC was opened in Orange California by Stanley, Daisy and jr. Chavik.We are proud to use traditional technological processes and craftsmanship skills while building or renovating an automobile to preserve the look and elegance of the original. You can learn more about this great shop at www.hotrodchavik.com or call them at 714-234-7835.Today's show is brought to you by Arango Insurance Services. For all your automotive industry insurance needs, call Arango Insurance Services at 949-887-1274.