Tue, 28 June 2016
Episode #43 is brought to you by these KiCk AsS CoMpAnY's
www.accuair.com The leader in air management.
www.frontiershopsupplies.com - When you need shop supplies, think Frontier.
www.brotherstrucks.com The leader in 1947-1987 Chevy and GMC restoration parts.
www.precisionreplacementparts.com Seal your build right.
Brothers Trucks- Steve & Jim Flanders
Tell us about Steve - married, kids etc.
Tell us about Jim -
Truck guys - Car guys? If you could have one, build just one!
How long as Brothers been in business? How did it all start?
Is it hard working with family?
Why stay just Chevy/GMC trucks
What makes Brothers trucks successful?
Whats an area you are always trying to improve in?
Is it hard to stay up with all the new parts ( or is there that many parts)
What is the biggest change you've seen in the industry in the last 5 years?
What has social media done to your business
What does the next five look like?
What model year(s) are the most popular? Does in change? do you keep track?
Keeping up with Amazon and the Microwave society?
is it tough to stay ahead of the trends - or do things balance out pretty well?
Part one of this interview was a blast and Part II was just as much fun. I enjoyed hanging with the two of the them. They were both candid and chill at the same time. Thanks guys - Cheers.
Tue, 14 June 2016
Episode #42 is brought you by this kick ass C10 Companies - Support those that support us! Thanks for listening and don't forget to share, rate, and review this podcast!
Vintage Air - 40 years in the Automotive A/C business - Congrats!!!
Rick Love - Vintage Air, San Antonio Texas!
Tell us about Rick?
How long have you been with the company?
What is the hardest part about running the leading aftermarket automotive AC comp?
Is your back ground in automotive?
Are you a car guy?
Tell us about Vintage Air? 40 years!!!!!!!!!! Happy Anniversary
Company Mission and Values?
Number of employees -
How many systems do you sell/ship on average a month?
When is your busiest time of the year?
Your Name - Vintage Air is synonymous with Aftermarket automotive AC - people literally say - Vintage Air, is that a win?
What is units/systems are your most popular?
Why Vintage? Competition?
What does your system offer over the competitor?
Compressor? Weight? Draw to run vs. original? Blower vs original - CFM?
Modern tech old car/truck - Servo’s/Aluminum control doors/Compressor safety switch
64-66, 67-72 stock controls - face, but new cables. Calibration - to the new electronic controls.
Customer Support? Install Support? Sure Fit - minimal fab, designed for that vehicle!
Most frequent question asked for trouble shooting?
Mechanical Fan vs. Electrical Fans?
Things to consider - weather proofing your cab in conjugation to keep that cool air in!
Hurdles with charging the system?
Do you have back order issues?
What is the turn around time when someone orders a system?
What do you see in the next 5 to 10 years from aftermarket A/C and Vintage Air?
Thanks for your time - you are a true Gentleman - I always enjoy talking to you!!
Mon, 6 June 2016
Episode #41 is brought to you by these kick ass companies - support those who support you!
www.accuair.com - The leader in Air Management.
www.frontiershopsupplies.com - look no further then Frontier for all your shop supply needs.
www.brotherstrucks.com - The leader in 1947-87 Chevy & GMC restoration and aftermarket parts.
www.azproperformance.com - When your looking to upgrade those stock components, call Pro Performance.
Seth Rosa - Black Betty, 1972 Chevy Cheyenne.
So tell us about Seth Rosa?
Job? what is your favorite part of selling GM cars/Trucks?
How'd your get into C10's?
Why build such a HIGH Quality build and not just a driver?
Big Willie's Garage and their roll in Black Betty?
SEMA 2015 - Black Betty?
Details (recipe) - Porterbuilt/Accuair/Dakota Digital/ Precision Replacement/VintageAir - 350/350?
Truckin Magazine - How’d that feel? Was that one of your goals for the truck?
Wife's - 1966?
Next project? Big Willie's garage?
Favorite part of the build process? Least favorite?
Do you want to sell Black Betty - to move to the next project both financially and mentally?
Are you a hands on builder or you think of the vision and farm it out? Big Willie's?
Besides C10's any other style of car or truck you'd like to build?
What draws you to the C10 Nation?
How is the scene in Colorado?
Any builder you'd like to meet? A builder that you love there style?
Truck goals - did you meet a lot of them with this truck?
What does the future hold for Seth Rosa?
Great to talk with you today Seth, from the sounds of it you really have a great thing going and your hard work has paid off. Think about it - beautiful family, happy healthy. Great job with ownership potential and SEMA Cheyenne in the garage.