Lighting & Holman

Hosted by veteran Los Angeles radio personality and producer Jay “Lightning” Tilles (KROQ) and truck expert and longtime automotive journalist Sean P. Holman (Truck Trend, Four Wheeler, Diesel Power, Truckin’, Jp, and Petersen’s 4-Wheel & Off-Road), the Truck Show Podcast brings a unique and entertaining perspective to all things truck, including those lifted, lowered, and everything in between.




Season 2, Episode 24 - Banana Ron hides bananas across the US, Land Cruiser Return, GM Invests in Diesel with Duramax plant

2023-06-18T16:04:00+01:00By Holman & Lightning

Banana Ron crossed the U.S. in his Ford Raptor hiding bananas around the country and the guys set out to find out why. Toyota teases the return of the Land Cruiser and GM invests heavily in the future of diesel with an expanded Duramax plant.



Season 2, Episode 23 - Rory Edwards from onX Offroad talks mapping and updates on the 2024 Lexus GX 550 and Ram Rampage

2023-06-11T15:46:00+01:00By Holman & Lightning

Rory Edwards from onX Offroad returns to the show to talk with the guys about all the latest updates from our favorite mapping app and Holman gives the lowdown on the new ’24 Lexus GX 550 and Ram Rampage.

Season 2, Episode 22 - Zombie Cars, We Lose A Legend, Chevy Colorado ZR2 Bison


Season 2, Episode 22 - Zombie Cars, We Lose A Legend, Chevy Colorado ZR2 Bison

2023-06-04T15:24:00+01:00By Holman & Lightning

Brendan Keefe, chief investigative reporter for Atlanta’s WANF-TV, distills his findings about the “zombie car” epidemic that is sweeping the nation. The automotive industry mourns the passing of the Winnebago Man and the guys give you the goods on Chevy’s newest Bison. 



Season 2, Episode 21 - Overland Expo West, ’24 Toyota Tacoma, Chat with KC HiLites, Factor55, Hellwig, Bilstein, SmartCap, Surefire, AEV, 74Weld, Falken Tire

2023-05-28T17:27:00+01:00By Holman & Lightning

Overland Expo West with Lightning and Holman and hear from Toyo, Hellwig, Factor 55, Overland Cookery, Yankum Ropes, AEV, Bilstein, Falken Tire, 74Weld, SmartCap, Surefire, Heal The Land, Summit 4x4, Marco Hernandez, and KC HiLiTES. 



Season 2, Episode 20 - Mike Hallmark from Hellwig, Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, Nikola CEO: Michael Lohscheller

2023-05-21T05:19:00+01:00By Holman & Lightning

Holman heads to the Advance Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Anaheim, California to get a deeper understanding of how advanced technologies are affecting the medium- and heavy-duty truck segments. A conversation with DANA and the CEO of Nikola Motor, Michael Lohscheller



Season 2, Episode 19 - A conversation with the Chief Engineer of the 2024 Ford Ranger and the Ranger Raptor, Juan De Peña, Le Van Flex-Thru, MagnaFlow Exhaust update

2023-05-14T23:13:00+01:00By Holman & Lightning

All about the 2024 Ford Ranger and Ranger Raptor from Ford’s chief engineer of the Ranger platform, Juan De Peña. The guys find an actual Le Van Flex-Thru window owned by a friend of the show, Sean Ramage, and Holman gets an exhaust upgrade from MagnaFlow. 

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Season 2, Episode 18: Randy Frederick’s 2Ballastic Toyota Mini Truck

2023-05-07T05:52:00+01:00By Holman & Lightning

Mini Truck Alert!!! This episode is a love letter to minitruckers everywhere, featuring a great story about Randy Fredericks’ 2Ballistic tribute build.

Season 2_Episode 17 Behind the scenes at Wilwood Engineering


Season 2, Episode 17 - Go behind the scenes at Wilwood Engineering

2023-04-29T05:36:00+01:00By Holman & Lightning

Go behind the scenes at Wilwood Engineering, Lightning reveals which new truck might not be able to be modded, and a listener calls out the guys to keep them honest.

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Season 2, Episode 16 - Jeep’s Mark Allen talks to Sean and Holman, Road Trip to Moab, Uh-oh, Holman Has A Request

2023-04-23T05:23:00+01:00By Holman & Lightning

Enjoy another great interview with Jeep’s Head of Design, Mark Allen, from Easter Safari in Moab, Utah. The guys discuss the latest news, road trip emergencies, and Holman is looking for help.

Truck Show Podcast Florida Truck Meet


Season 2, Episode 15 - Florida Truck Meet, ’24 Truck Debuts, This Truck Is Worth More Used

2023-04-15T06:41:00+01:00By Holman & Lightning

Lightning attends Florida Truck Meet and shares his weekend of truck-loving antics. Find out about the latest new truck debuts and the guys discuss a recent survey that uncovers which truck is more expensive used than new from the dealer. The Truck Show Podcast is proudly presented by Nissan, in ...

Kenny Safford of Mechanix Wear


Season 2, Episode 14 - The guys talk to Kenny Safford from Mechanix Wear, discuss Jeeps ’24 Wrangler refresh and gets an update on the RAM REV 1500.

2023-04-08T06:28:00+01:00By Holman & Lightning

Kenny Safford from Mechanix Wear discusses the start of this popular protective-wear brand and how the brand is staying relevant today. Jeep reveals details on the ’24 Wrangler refresh and Ram gives updates on the Ram REV 1500. The guys also look at this year’s most affordable trucks in America.

Bernard Leitner


Season 2, Episode 13 - Bernhard Leitner of Leitner Designs

2023-04-01T06:21:00+01:00By Holman & Lightning

Bernhard Leitner of Leitner Design recalls the story if his start in the automotive aftermarket industry and threatens Lightning’s well-being with super-hot peppers. The Truck Show Podcast is proud to be presented by Nissan in association with Banks Power and Bilstein.

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Season 2, Episode 12 - Inside Southern California’s Premier Diesel Shop with Bud’s Diesel and Overlanding Adventure with the Adventure Jeep

2023-03-27T23:07:00+01:00By Holman & Lightning

Discover the ins and outs of serving diesel performance customers in a tightly regulated market by getting to know Nick Leon from Bud’s Diesel, a leading diesel shop in Southern California. Additionally, on the Centerforce Adventure Run, Holman talks about the inaugural overlanding trip for the Adventure Jeep, and the ...

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Season 2, Episode 11 - Revolutionizing Truck Storage: Flated's Inflatable Products Explained on the Truck Show Podcast with Ken Hoeve, Emme Hall and Mint 400 and Ford's EV Truck Survey Results

2023-03-20T22:26:00+00:00By Holman & Lightning

Ken Hoeve, who recently appeared on Shark Tank, has joined the Truck Show Podcast to discuss Flated’s range of inflatable truck products that are conveniently storable when not in use. In the meantime, Emme Hall is back as a winner, and according to Ford’s recent survey, EV truck owners use ...

Truckshow Podcast Tyler Garrett


Season 2, Episode 10 - Tyler Garrett of Tom’s 4x4 Superstore discusses Jeep Wrangler JK and JL Engine & Axle Swaps: LS vs. Hemi, Hellcat vs. 392, Super Duty Axle Requirements

2023-03-13T21:57:00+00:00By Holman & Lightning

Tyler Garret from Rock Solid Off Road Fabrication and Tom’s 4x4 Superstore will provide insights on engine and axle swaps for Jeep Wrangler JKs and JLs. The discussion will include factors that determine whether to opt for an LS or Hemi swap, as well as when to choose Hellcat over ...

Emme Hall Podcast


Season 2, Episode 9 - Emme Hall, Ford's Repossessing Truck?, TRX Speedo Recalibration Woes

2023-03-06T21:32:00+00:00By Holman & Lightning

Emme Hall, an automotive journalist and adventurer, is back to share her adventures in preparing her Mazda Miata, affectionately named “Buddy,” for the grueling Mint 400 desert off-road race. Meanwhile, Ford has patented a self-repossessing truck, and we’ll also explore the outcome of calibrating the speedometer on a Ram TRX.

Mike Rice Truckshow Podcast


Season 2, Episode 8 - Hey That’s Not Lightning! Mike Rice from Adventure Off-Road Steps In

2023-02-26T05:17:00+00:00By Holman & Lightning, & Mike Rice

Mike Rice from Adventure Off Road steps in to co-host alongside Holman, who is broadcasting from the Pod Shed.

Jerry Zaiden- Camberg Podcast


Season 2, Episode 7 - Camburg’s Jerry Zaiden Discusses Acquisition by Magnaflow

2023-02-19T23:53:00+00:00By Holman & Lightning

The hosts welcome their inaugural in-studio guest to their new location, as Jerry Zaiden, co-founder of Camburg Engineering, joins the show. Zaiden discusses his company’s recent acquisition by Magnaflow and how this will influence the brand’s direction. Additionally, he candidly shares his dislikes regarding his new Ford Raptor R.

Racer Scott Birdsall Truck Show Podcast


Season 2, Episode 6 - Racer Scott Birdsall, Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 20th Anniversary, Who’s Ghosting Lightning?

2023-02-12T04:21:00+00:00By Holman & Lightning

Friend of the show and racer Scott Birdsall returns to discuss his new land speed record truck build and the guys try to recruit him for a new Truck Show Podcast project. Hear the news from the Chicago Auto Show and find out who’s ghosting Lightning. This episode of The ...

TFL Andre Smirnov Truck Show Podcast


Season 2, Episode 5 - TFL Truck’s Andre Smirnov, $100K GMC Dually, Breaking In The Pod Shed

2023-02-05T06:13:00+00:00By Holman & Lightning

Do you love TFL Trucks like we do? Then you will want to hear from Andre Smirnov, our first guest in the new studio, about how he got involved in the content side of the truck market and other interesting truck topics. Did you hear? GMC’s Sierra Denali Ultimate dually ...

Powerstroke Aaron Rodriquez Truckshow Podcast


Season 2, Episode 4 - PowerStroke Expert Aaron Rodriguez

2023-01-30T05:11:00+00:00By Holman & Lightning

Aaron Rodriguez from PowerStroke Tech Talk w/ARod joins the guys and talks about the best and worst things about the 7.3L, 6.0L, 6.4L, and 6.7L PowerStroke engines. Find out which one is his favorite and which one to avoid at all costs. This episode of The Truck Show Podcast is ...

State of the Automotive Industry with Gale Banks Truckshow Podcast


Season 2, Episode 3 - State Of The Automotive Industry With Gale Banks

2023-01-22T04:58:00+00:00By Holman & Lightning

Gale Banks returns to share his take on the state of the automotive aftermarket industry and where he thinks the industry is going from his perspective as one of the last original owners still standing. This episode of The Truck Show Podcast is presented by Nissan in association with Banks ...

Feniex Industries Truckshow Podcast


Season 2, Episode 2 - An Entrepreneurial Story With Feniex Industries

2023-01-22T01:08:00+00:00By Holman & Lightning

Feniex CEO Hamza Deyaf shares his inspirational story of starting his own business and his trials and tribulations that aided his rise in the emergency and warning light industry.

Jason Wehrli Truckshow Podcast


Season 2, Episode 1 - New Beginnings, Jason Wehrli, Ram Revolution

2023-01-11T06:57:00+00:00By Holman & Lightning

Lightning and Holman start off a new Truck Show podcast era with the “Mayor of Dekalb”, Jason Wehrli, who also happens to be one of the owners of WCFab. The guys also discuss the electric Ram Revolution concept and solve the problem of being between studios by recording the show ...