Two Guys Garage Podcast

presented by CarParts.com

Expert gearheads and longtime co-hosts Kevin Byrd and Willie B bring their hallmark brand of automotive knowledge and passion from the TV screen to the podcasting world.

Two Guys Garage hosts Kevin Byrd and Willie B are sharing their passion about all things automotive. Taking full advantage of the podcast format, the guys tackle a wide range of topics and conduct fact-and-fun-filled interviews with friends and leaders in the car space – all in the same freewheeling, just havin’-fun manner fans of the long-running MotorTrend TV series have been enjoying for years.

Two Guys Garage Podcast is available for streaming and download on the iHeartRadio, Apple, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or wherever you listen to your favorite shows.
42. Cool Stuff, Literally

42. Cool Stuff, Literally

Lack of proper air conditioning can make things pretty darn hot inside a vintage hot rod, where heavy original units that sucked horsepower were often chucked to lighten the load. That is until Vintage Air came along with dramatically lighter and electronically controlled performance air conditioning systems. In this episode, EVP Rick Love updates the guys on the company’s history making modern units that look just like factory since 1976.

41. Inside Detroit Speed

41. Inside Detroit Speed

With their suspensions, systems and full-on builds, Detroit Speed is at the forefront of the Pro Touring movement. In this episode, President and self-proclaimed Throttle Jockey Kyle Tucker reveals the engineering, geometry and tire technology that together comprise the secret of the company’s success.

40. Drivetrain Upgrade

40. Drivetrain Upgrade

Sure, three and four speed transmissions are fine for some folks, but for diehard old school hot rod guys, nothing beats a five or six speed manual shift overdrive conversion. As Willie and Kevin know all too well, there are tons of considerations and complications involved in the process. Enter Bruce Couture, whose Modern DriveLine is a one-stop shop where everything you need “just about jumps out of the box and into the car!”

39. The Do-It-Right Paint Show

39. The Do-It-Right Paint Show

Dreaming about a flossy and glossy new paint job for your wheels at an affordable price? Kevin and Willie lead you through the do-it-right process from start to finish – from prepping for paint by Dustless Blasting existing components; to setting up your own inflatable Mobile Environmental Solutions paint booth; through selecting and applying the optimal Dupli-Color paint product to bring your dream to life.

38. The Third Pedal

38. The Third Pedal

For Kevin and Willie, driving is all about the fun factor, and that means throwing gears – we’re talking huge left thigh, major heel-toe clutch action. More discs = more torque, and that means twin, triple and now even quad disc clutches. On this episode, Geoff Gerko of Mantic Clutch exposes surprising ways clutches are wrecked, and reveals best practices for preserving them.

37. Pump It Up

37. Pump It Up

Today’s topic is fuel delivery – what to do and what not to do to keep fuel systems completely dialed in and up to snuff, especially at high horsepower. For the answer to these and other questions, the guys turn to Steve Matusek, President and Founder of Aeromotive Fuel Systems, where they’re doing things today that no one thought were even possible only three years ago.

36. Ford in 3D

36. Ford in 3D

Harold Sears is Additive Manufacturing Technical Leader at Ford’s Advanced Manufacturing Center, where he’s spearheading revolutionary developments in 3D technology “prototyping virtually everything from the road to the roof.” In this episode, Harold immerses Kevin and Willie in a futuristic automotive universe firmly based in the present, and filled with stunning possibilities for tomorrow and beyond.

35. SOLD!

35. SOLD!

The thrill, the fun, and the adrenaline rush of selling a vehicle at a collector car auction is an experience like no other. And there are few experts in the field more knowledgeable than John Kraman, Consignment Director and Lead Commentator at Mecum Auctions. In this episode, Willie and Kevin pick John’s brain on topics ranging from the pros and cons of reserve vs. no reserve bidding, to what’s hot on the auction block and what’s definitely not.

34. Hot Rod Hero

34. Hot Rod Hero

Advances in technology are breathing new life into old hot rods and muscle cars, in many cases allowing them to do things they were never intended to do. Consider the massive performance capabilities in bolt-on suspension packages now leading an explosion in the restomod and truck categories. In this episode, the guys discuss developments with diehard car guy Mike Ruth, Chief Application Engineer leading the charge at Heidts.