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.
11. Thunder Down Under

11. Thunder Down Under

Considered by many to be music to their ears, there’s nothing quite so distinctive and stirring as the sound of a full-throated exhaust system to set pulses racing. In this episode, Willie and Kevin delve into the art, science and visceral effect of exhaust with Magnaflow’s Senior Manager/Spokesman, Richard Waitas.

10. Car for Christmas

10. Car for Christmas

The holiday season is a time for giving back to the community, especially to those who are less fortunate. In this episode, Willie and Kevin discuss the charitable activities nearest and dearest to them, most notably Willie’s Cars for Christmas program dedicated to changing lives one car at a time.

9. Mad About Mopar

9. Mad About Mopar

It’s no secret that Willie’s mad about Mopar, and at SEMA he and Kevin spend quality time with two key execs. First, Joseph Dehner, Head of Ram and Mopar Design, gives the guys the lowdown on the Lowliner Concept vehicle. Next, Engineering Supervisor Mike Rossey digs deep into the 2020 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak.

8. Making Massive Power

8. Making Massive Power

Sergio Shipman of ProCharger Supercharger Systems joins the guys to discuss a favorite topic: making massive power. Like centrifugal superchargers in the NHRA Pro Mod division. With 3500 hp a reality, can 4000 hp be just around the corner? And what’s the impact of this on upgrade kits for late model street cars?

7. Brembo Takes Serious Heat

7. Brembo Takes Serious Heat

Kevin and Willie sit down for a frank and wide-ranging chat with Dan Sandberg, President and CEO of Brembo North America, Inc. Topics discussed include heat and high horsepower; amped up trucks and aluminum brakes; the elusive zero drag caliper and “unobtainium”; and the completely electric brake of the future.

6. Keeping Up with “Fast Jack” Beckman

6. Keeping Up with “Fast Jack” Beckman

The guys catch up with two-time NHRA Champion Jack Beckman post-Pomona. Noting how “good preparation leads to good performance,” Beckman speaks candidly about the trials and tribulations of racing nitro funny cars in the dark, and how the right mindset can make the difference between life and death on the track. 

5. Torture Test at Drag Week

5. Torture Test at Drag Week

1320 feet. 250 mph. 5.99 seconds. This is Hot Rod Drag Week, where racers carry every part and consumable with them from track to track in a grueling 1000-mile torture test of man and machine. Willie and Kevin get all the details from a trio of drag racing legends: Tom Bailey, Craig “Grubby” Groebner & Joe Barry.

4. Dart Block/Heads

4. Dart Block/Heads

Kevin and Willie ponder the evolution of engine blocks and cylinder heads, marveling at the technological advances being made at Dart Machinery. Company President Ted Keating joins the guys to discuss a range of topics, from the company’s 37-year racing history to the latest developments in billet engineering.

3. Hangin’ with the Ring Brothers

3. Hangin’ with the Ring Brothers

Willie and Kevin engage in a freewheeling conversation with the legendary Ring Brothers – two of the most renowned custom car builders working in the industry today. From their humble Midwest beginnings, through intense sibling rivalries, and ultimate acclaim, Jim and Mike tell all in their own inimitable style.