10.11.14: Old Racetracks, New Racecars, and Being Prepared for Year of the Idiot (or, Only a Fool Isn’t Ready)

Only the Garage Hour can pull off a two-faced episode like this: the ultimate in digression-action.  Digressaction.  We’ll talk racecars and racetracks and the 24 Hours of Lemons at Thunderhill with someone silly enough to do anything in a beater Honda for 24 hours, and begin the conversation about another track-car...

Great Beer Weekends! Sept 26-28 and Oct 3-5 w/ Oktoberfest and Twisted Manzanita

Some might say that any weekend in San Diego is a good beer weekend, but this one’s better than most…  Get your beer on this Saturday at Twisted Manzanita’s grand opening of their Pacific Beach filling station, errrrrr, tasting room (from 11:AM – 10:PM) - they’ve been running a soft opening for two weeks,...

September 20 @ 6:PM> Vintage Race @ Coronado SpeedFest, Vintage Vibe @ El Cajon’s Oktoberfest, Plus C.A.R.B.=Evil, Bike-Passing Laws=Blather, Off-Road Trails On Fire in O.C., 9/11 Conspiracies, and Win Garage Hour Merch!

We’re coming back to the studio with a vengeance, and if those Arizombies ain’t running already they’d better start.  This weekend’s Garage Hour is going to be stacked with gearhead, with everything from a look at this weekend’s Coronado Classics, the evil that is the California Air Resources Board, new...

Garage Hour Podcasts: Latest Shows, Classic Reloads – Yes, Have Some!

Download every Garage Hour you miss and dig into the rapidly multiplying pile of vintage episodes at our podcast page – follow the link (http://garagehour.libsyn.com/), hunt us down on iTunes (search “Garage Hour”), or click to the microsite through this website. There’s a grand assortment of gearhead awesomesauce that we’ve uploaded for your downloading...

08.09.14@6:PM – Do Stuff! Garage Hour Chats Canyon-Carving and Off-Road Adventure (and Wants You to Have Some Too), Plus Car Chases (Someone Else’s), and Rock and/or Roll

It’s that time of year – get out of your box and go DO something.  If you’re a gearhead like us, that means finding some of the wonderful roads in your own backcountry (be they paved or un) and doing things on them.  If you’re lucky enough to have mountains...

July 26 @ 6:PM/ Sci-Fi! Garage Hour Does Sci-Fi Movies (Plus Science Facts w/ Commander of the US Navy’s New Railgun Program)

Sometimes you gotta let out the inner geek: Hank Watson’s Garage Hour is set for stunning with this weekend’s show – it’s all science fiction, all the time (plus a truckload of science fact with the commander of the Navy’s railgun program).  So whether you want the top science-fiction movies (send...

Direct Action Solutions in Solana Beach, CA

Direct Action Solutions> San Diego's Premier Gun Shop. Firearms Retail and Manufacture, Ammunition, Accessories, Education.

Tony's Lube & Tune in San Diego, CA

Tony's Lube & Tune> Full auto repair and upkeep, plus specialty tuning of WRXs, STis and Evos.

Twisted Manzanita in Santee, CA

Twisted Manzanita Ales and Spirits> Maker of fine, sippable adult beverages in San Diego's East County.

Stereo Depot in San Diego and El Cajon, CA

Stereo Depot> Hands-Free and Bluetoooth connectivity for all cars; car audio/video/security products in stock; professional installation.
THIS is Hank Watson’s Garage Hour – 50,000 watts of gearhead terror. We’re the talk radio blowtorch you know and love, bringing you cars, trucks, beers and guns since 2009, with the sliciest canyon carving, dirtiest off-roading, biggest calibers, hairiest sasquatches, loudest explosions, and the best kinds of smoking rubble. Tune in to the go-to for gearhead get-some, the gear-banginest, term-slanginest, rootin-tootinest, highfalutinest, blue-collar awesomesauce you’ve seen since Top Gear full of beer.