Foose Designs Tour

It's hard to argue that there is a better builder and designer then Chip Foose. From OEM production cars to killer one of kind hot rods, he's designed it all and won just about every award on the planet. But his design and engineering doesn't stop at automotive. Over they years Chip has designed casinos, theme parks, bicycles and clothing lines. Our crew stopped by Foose Designs in Huntington Beach, CA to take a tour of the recently expanded Foose Design Headquarters. Thanks to BASF Refinish and 3M Collision Repair for arranging our tour, with Chip Foose.

Ryan Friedlinghaus Founder West Coast Customs Talks Welding and His New Book

We headed out to Corona, CA to sit down with founder and CEO of the world famous West Coast Customs, Ryan Friedlinghaus. This self made automotive technician and custom designer talks about his career and business. The first cars built by Ryan in his home garage were dropped mini trucks. Being frustrated with the hydraulic systems, he set out to bring air bags more main stream on the trucking scene. However, bagging a car, means learning to weld. Now with years of experience, he's putting it all into a book so others like himself can learn to weld. In addition he talks about the partnership with Pro Spot and how their spot welding and weld stations have improved the quality of welds and production inside the West Coast Customs metal shop. Visit http://www.westcoastcustoms.com/read/... and order your copy of the book today!

Mitch Lanzini: Hot Rods And Collision Repair Southern California

If you know anything about Southern California automotive culture and hot rods, then you know Mitch Lanzini. Owner of Lanzini Body Works in Huntington Beach, CA he's best known for his work on the TV shows Rides and Overhaulin' with Chip Foose. For 5 seasons if it rolled off the set of Overhaulin, it was painted by Mitch. In addition to building hot rods, Mitch also owns and operates a successful collision repair business. From show room to daily transportation, every car or project at Lanzini Body Works gets world class attention and detail.When Mitch reaches for his gun, it's always been a SATA product. Take a listen as Mitch describes his career, business and the family relationship he has forged with DanAm Company and the SATA USA team.

Pro Spot Reviews Ford F-150 Aluminum Repair Requirements

We dropped in on the headquarters of Pro Spot International the same day Ford rolled the all aluminum F-150 out at the Detroit Auto Show. Ron Olsson reviews the Ford F-150 and some of the requirements and precautions collision repairers should consider when repairing all Aluminum cars. For more information visit www.ProSpot.com

Ryan Friedlinghaus Founder West Coast Customs Talks Welding and His New Book

We headed out to Corona, CA to sit down with founder and CEO of the world famous West Coast Customs, Ryan Friedlinghaus. This self made automotive technician and custom designer talks about his career and business. The first cars built by Ryan in his home garage were dropped mini trucks. Being frustrated with the hydraulic systems, he set out to bring air bags more main stream on the trucking scene. However, bagging a car, means learning to weld. Now with years of experience, he's putting it all into a book so others like himself can learn to weld. In addition he talks about the partnership with Pro Spot and how their spot welding and weld stations have improved the quality of welds and production inside the West Coast Customs metal shop. Visit http://www.westcoastcustoms.com/read/... and order your copy of the book today!

Deegan 38 by Mickey Thompson

The AutoNetTV camera crew caught up with the good folks at Mickey Thompson Tires at the SEMA show.  They were previewing the new Deegan 38 tire, named for 16 time X-Game medalist, 4 time Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Champion, and co-founding General of the Metal Mulisha - Brian Deegan. Check it out! AutoNetTV

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Growing Your Collision Repair Business With BASF VisionPlus

In 1972 at the age of 19, Marco Maimone started his business inside a neighborhood gas station.  His unique passion for customer service and superior work quickly became popular. When it came time grow, Marco's Auto Body needed a partner that shared their vision and committment, that partner was BASF.  Over time the company has grown adding 8 new locations, while maintaining old-fashioned family values.  At BASF we understand that the right way to do anything is the way that supports you and your employees. By working with you across all lines and departments of your business, our team becomes part of your team.  And in this case, "The Marco's Way" becomes the BASF way.  To learn more about Marco's Collision Centers: http://www.marcosautobody.com/about.html www.BASFrefinish.com

Ready for Hybrids?

The AutoNetTV camera caught up with Deb Van Batenburg at AAPEX.  Deb is the co-owner of the Automotive Career Development Center that has trained thousands of automotive service professionals on working with hybrids. Deb briefly describes the business opportunity represented by hybrid service and repair and how to prepare for the hazards involved. Automotive Career Development Center AutoNetTV

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