Rk Smith is a photo journalist that worked for hot VW‘s magazine forward 35 years. He started in the industry with media legend Tom McMullen. He’s shot thousands of cars and had over 240 covers of hot VW‘s magazine a true legend in the VW scene
On this episode we talked to Joe Horvath. He was there in the beginning before there was EMPI working at Econo motors he hired Dean Loree and Lea Layton he worked in the engine development and rebuilding created a company that went on for dozens of years later in the VW aftermarket industry. He’s responsible for several innovations in the VW community
Ray has been in the VW scene since the early 80s with his street car “lil dreamer” then Later in 2001’with his 64’ chopped ghia. And now his turbo’d 1951 split which you can see the enter engine on the cover of Hot VWs October 2019
This episode we discuss his 1955 Barndoor story. This has it all from oven cleaner to hacksaws! It loaded full of great stories. Enjoy
Dean Kirsten was with Hot VWs for 38 years. He has documented some of the most memorable events in our hobby. Here’s some pics of things we discuss in our podcast. It was an honor and a pleasure to interview Dean!