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Richard Varner of Champions Moto and Pete Chapouris of So-Cal Speed Shop

September 22, 2012

Richard Varner is a motorcycle collector and restorer and has founded Champions Moto, which builds vintage-styled race bikes and clothing. Pete Chapouris is a famous hot rodder and designer, who works for So-Cal Speed Shop. Richard and Pete bring us two of their vintage-inspired bikes and a hot rod Chapouris built in 1987. We also get to eyeball and throw some revs into a 2013 Roush Stage 3 Mustang, which makes a whopping 565 horsepower.

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Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana

Champions Moto
So-Cal Speed Shop
Roush Stage 3 Mustang

Pete Chapouris & Richard Varner

2013 Roush Stage 3 Mustang


Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top and Pete Chapouris of SoCal Speed Shop

October 28, 2011

Adam Carolla and Sandy Ganz have special guest Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top. Pete Chapouris of SoCal Speed Shop is in on the interview as well. Billy tells some great stories and brings in his 1958 Mexican Blackbird. This week’s featured car is a 1972 2002tii BMW. Enjoy the Show! (Rebroadcast)

Check out Billy Gibbons site Here www.billyfgibbons.com

Check out So-Cal Speed Shop right here www.so-calspeedshop.com

And to check out what’s cooking with ZZ Top here www.zztop.com

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Billy Gibbons Mexican Blackbird

Martin Schmitt’s 2002tii


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Show Credits

Executive Producer: Donny Misraje
Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana
Web Engineer: Sandy Ganz

ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons

August 20, 2010

Adam Carolla and Sandy Ganz have special guest Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top. Billy brings us some great stories and his 1958 Mexican Blackbird to take a look at. This weeks featured car is a 1972 2002tii BMW. Enjoy the Show!

Check out Billy Gibbons site Here www.billyfgibbons.com

Check out So-Cal Speed Shop right here www.so-calspeedshop.com

And to check out what’s cooking with ZZ Top here www.zztop.com

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Billy Gibbons Mexican Blackbird

Martin Schmitt’s 2002tii

Pete Chapouris and Jimmy Shine

June 18, 2010

Adam Carolla and Sandy Ganz sit down with Pete Chapouris and Jimmy Shine of SO-CAL Speed shop. SO-CAL is one of the oldest speeds shops with the doors opening in 1946, with many historical contributions to the art of Hot Rodding. Conversation of course derails into frozen planes, drag boats and other fun discussion. The SO-CAL folks bring down their iconic ’32 SO-CAL Highboy for a peek. Enjoy the show!

Check out SO-CAL Speed Shop at www.socalspeedshop.com

Jimmy Shine’s Site can be found here www.jimmyshine.com
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