Scoochpod - 044 A Le Mans racer - what the Doctor ordered!
In this podcast we sit down with Fredrik Birger "Doc" Knutsen and talk about his long life in racing and about when he decided to design and build a group C2 racer! The Cheek C288, was built with limited resources in a normal two car garage, but there is nothing ordinary by either the result or the methods. Doc did his homework, and it payed off! We get in to the finer details of designing a car and the mentality needed. We also talk about the Masse-rart-i, racing Imps, Mini Coopers, Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA and his new Jauguar MK2 racing project. This is a podcast with Norwegian language.
Scoochpod - 043 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
In this podcast we talk about getting back into winter mode and about how to deal with mechanical failures. We took a trip with Iveco-Dino and landed a unexpected yard piece. We talk about a significant Kjell Aaen car that suddenly came in to our life. We talk about the Bilcross phenomenon and the recent Top Fuel accident of Leah Pruett and a whole lot more. This is a podcast with Norwegian language.
Scoochpod - 042 The Robin Hermansen story!
Whenever you discuss sheet metal talents in Norway one of the first names that come up is Robin Hermansen from Larkollen! The next sentence is usually "he used to work at Boyd Coddington". We couldn't resist talking with such a respected craftsman, and hear how this journey started! And don't worry this gets nerdy! We talk about how he developed a keen interest as a little kid in his fathers body shop, and how he ended up at Bernt Karlssons doorstep in California in 1994. From his time at Bernt's he went to the sheet metal wizard Urs Gretener and learned from one of the best. Until the day Urs picked up the phone and heard Boyd Coddington say: I want to talk with Robin! From there on we talk about legends like Roy Schmidt, Chip Foose, Kalle & Valle. We talk about the inner life of Boyd Coddington hot rods and about how you get that perfect finish. This is a podcast with Norwegian language.
Scoochpod - 041 Go south & keep your cool!
In this pod we talk about the latest vintage expedition in Trøndelag. A tale about 1947 Packard and a optimistic out-look on life. We talk about breaking down on the road and how fate sometimes steps in to save the day. We talk about a Big Swede skinny dipping with a moose. We discuss the sale of a Porsche 935 in Norway! And, then we get in to the fantastic Glava movie "Isblokk-ekspedisjonen" from 1958, a truly amazing history started by Radio Lux! And in the end we attempt to tackle the history of Packard in five minutes. This is a podcast with Norwegian language.
Scoochpod - 040 Digging gold in the Rockies!
In this podcast we live how we learn. When a worried friend brings up a questionable detail we talk it through. We talk about the still ongoing love affair with the Mercedes Benz 300SL and get in to the evergreen topic of wheel sizes! Then we travel across the Atlantic and end up in Texas and the late nineties. Our history starts with searching around abandoned cities and ends up in Colorado with a four digit Pre-A Porsche. A radium green dream car on the road to greatness. This is a podcast with Norwegian language.
Scoochpod - 039 The father, the son & the mother road!
We sit down with Henning Kjensli who works as Commercial Manager for AMCAR Norway, he's a life long enthusiast of all things american, but especially fifties Cadillacs! His love for Cadillacs was passed on to him by his father Harry Kjensli - who also had years at the helm of AMCAR. Together they have organized trips over to America for enthusiasts with their own cars, to Drive Route 66 and Lincoln Highway coast to coast! A fantastic story! And we talk about his pride and joy, the only Norwegian sold 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz!And make sure you hear him talk about how he's building a true American farm in Finnskogen! This is a podcast with Norwegian language.
Scoochpod - 038 Gäddhultarn & the King of speed holes!
In this podcast we talk about Richie Kings lightweight Porsche 1968 911 project, this thing has to be seen to be believed! We discuss the launch of BBT's split VW fenders, and give some project updates. With a debut way back in 1983 Gäddhultarns Lamborghini V12 powered Opel Commodore build was on the lips of every car nut in Scandinavia for years to come, a tale from just outside the internet. Do you listen to your garage buddies, and should you? We discuss the Idol-aspects of the car hobby. This is a podcast with Norwegian language.
Scoochpod - 037 Take a stance!
In this podcast we talk with Folke Vogn Haug Pettersen about his early days in Blommenholm with low and wide bugs with hot engines. He tells us how he found his trusty black VW 1963 type 1 and saw the light in the form of Cal-look! Then he takes us on a trip back to the early days of American VW hotroding in California to explain where it all started, with Jo Vittones European Motor Products, Incorporated (EMPI) and how the Inch Pincher gasser would inspire generations of underdogs to come! We get in to the early clubs and how the Cal-look became so recognized, and a institution around the world. This is more or less a trip back to the big bang of Volkswagen hotrodding! This is a podcast with Norwegian language.
Scoochpod - 036 Super Scenic 2020
In this pod we talk about SCC Super Scenic 2020. A traditional SCC on Gardermoen was deemed impossible this year due to Covid-19 so we made alternative plans. We talk about the route, the stops, the people that made it happen and about how you can grow camaraderie while being sociality distant. What an amazing trip it was! Then we talk about our own projects and a amazing Mercedes 190 sl on Finn. Oh and snobbery on the roads. This is a podcast with Norwegian language.