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01-17-2012, 12:54 PM #1
SVTPerformance Show'n'Shine Saloon Gets Modded
SVTPerformance Show'n'Shine Saloon Gets Modded
SVTP has some big plans for our dedicated paint, detailing, and body modification forum Show'n'Shine Saloon in 2012. We’re pleased to announce that Kevin Tetz from TRUCKS TV will now be helping us out in there by moderating and providing information on how to properly detail, repair, and/or modify your bodywork.
In addition to being a well known automotive television personality, Kevin has owned his own restoration shop, managed collision centers, and has learned from masters of automotive restoration. He has held ASE, ICAR, SIKKENS, PPG, and MARTIN SENOUR certifications, so it’s pretty safe to say when it comes to body work he knows his stuff. Further, Kevin is also an accomplished automotive journalist, writing for magazines such as Southern and Northern Rodder, Mustang Monthly, Modified Mustangs & Fords, and Ford Performance Trucks (I really miss that one).
Kevin has been on TV since 2003, including features on “Popular Hot Rodding” TV, three seasons hosting “Classic Rides” and co producing “Classic Car Restoration” on DIY. As mentioned earlier, he currently hosts the popular TRUCKS series that airs weekly on Spike TV, focusing on “How To” projects and upgrades. Speaking of “How To”, his Paintucation instructional DVD series, which was launched in 2000, teaches viewers the fundamentals of paint, bodywork, and restoration techniques.
To top it all off, Kevin owns a 2000 Harley Davidson F-150 with a 2002 SVT Lightning drivetrain. Best of all, he built it himself. It’s a real honor to have someone as well versed in automotive-arts as Kevin sharing his knowledge with the SVTP community. Not only will we be having some great tech discussions, but we’ll also be working with Kevin in the near future to produce some exclusive articles and videos covering some of the most popular detailing and restyling topics you see on SVTP.
Until then, please check out Show'n'Shine Saloon and welcome Kevin (he goes by KTTrucks) to SVTP.
-SID297Silver 04 Lightning (aka The Defiant) Build date: 04/19/04 Delivered: 5/15/04
Let's crank up the boost and see what shakes loose.
01-17-2012, 04:23 PM #2
Great news and a great guy! Welcome aboard.VMP TVS. 2.8 from VMP and a 6lb Combo by Metco - JLT RAI - SCT Big Air 3000 - Dragon T/B - 80lb inj's - Single Modified FPDM - Twin GT pumps -bap- Afco dual pass H/E - LMM Air Bags in rear - High Boost Overlay - Kooks 1 5/8 Lt's - Kooks o/r x-pipe - Borla Catback - Head cooling mod - SCT X-Cal - 5 Gallon IC Resivoir - Fully Built 8.8 Solid Axle - Weld Wheels - 28" Mickey Thompson Stiff Walls - TF Victory Wheels- Posi ported lower intake - Autometer Phantom Boost & Fuel pressure gages-Built 4R70W by FB Performance-Transbrake...
VMP TVS Powered!
742hp through an Auto.
01-17-2012, 06:15 PM #3
01-17-2012, 08:44 PM #4
That's awesome Sid. Welcome Kevin. Looking forward to some good right up and videos
01-17-2012, 09:33 PM #5
LOL! We are working on it as we speak.... Im finishing bodywork, plumbing is nearly done still waiting on some small parts, and should start/run it within this month... Personally, if we get that truck finished the way we want it... nothing else matters! It should be strong when it's done. Thanks for watching, and thanks for the kind words and welcome... we've got some cool plans for this site and forum... we'll need your help to make it all happen though.
01-17-2012, 09:36 PM #6
Awesome news! This will be awesome.
2003 Cobra 10th Anniversary Convertible
SVT BUILD#4759 OF 5082
ANNIVERSARY BUILD#1132 OF 2003
New longblock from Tousley Ford, Whipple 2.3 /Bassani high flow cat midpipe/Borla Stinger polished catback.
Tuned by TIM BARTH! Rolling on 18" CCW Full Polished Classics
01-17-2012, 10:02 PM #7
01-17-2012, 10:59 PM #8
Very cool and welcome Kevin! Doing a resto on a 67 mustang coupe so I will look forward to your posts, and show as always!N2DAMYSTIC
Tuned by Horsepower by Herman
Proud Member of the Mid-Atlantic Cobra Association
01-18-2012, 12:32 AM #9
Sounds great !!! Great to see "celeb's" working with the forum!!!2014 Shelby GT500 Coupe, BLK/BLK, Perf Pac, Trac Pac, Recaro, No Stripes ( RWHP?? )
2011 FX4, BLK/BLK ExtraCab, EcoBoost, 358 RWHP ( Sold!! )
2011 Shelby GT500 Coupe, BLK/BLK, Perf Pac, No Stripes, 482 RWHP ( Sold!! )
2009 STX F150, BLK/BLK Single Cab, Stepside, 205 RWHP ( Sold!! )
2007 C6 ZO6 BLK/BLK, 531 RWHP ( Sold!! )
2007 Trailblazer SS, BLK/BLK, 424 RWHP ( Sold!! )
2006 Trailblazer SS, BLK/BLK, 410 RWHP ( Sold!! )
2005 C6, Z51, BLK/BLK, 445 RWHP ( Sold!! )
2003 SVT Cobra, BLK/BLK, 535 RWHP ( Sold!! )
1998 Formula WS6, BLK/BLK, 436 RWHP ( Sold!! )
1998 Camaro, Z28, BLK/BLK, 355 RWHP ( Sold!! )
1996 SVT Cobra, BLK/BLK, 337 RWHP ( Sold!! )
1989 LX 5.0, BLK/BLK, 276 RWHP ( Sold!! - Memories!! )
1979 Ford Fairmont Station Wagon, Silver-Red Int, "The Car" that scarred me for life!!
WERA #505 Supersport = Sportbikes TOO Many to List!!
01-18-2012, 08:20 AM #10
Welcome aboard! I watch the show all the time, and it's GREAT to have you associated with SVTP!!!Derrick
Black 1987 Mustang LX 5.0 - pretty much stock, currently restoring
Comp Orange 2004 Mustang GT - pretty much stock, Coyote swap in the future
Past: bolt-on 2006 Mustang GT, built 2000 SVT Lightning
01-18-2012, 09:57 AM #11
I am super thrilled to hear about your upcoming shows along with your serious body work expertise... It is going to be a great year on SVTP.
* By the way, Mustang Week is July 16-22. lol
"When Life starts to pass you by... DOWN SHIFT!"
01-18-2012, 10:23 AM #12
- Join Date
- December 2011
Badass! "Trucks" is a great show. The current hosts have really improved it.2005 Mustang GT
Novi 1200 and stuff
1.83 60', 7.41 @ 96, 11.58 @ 119
01-18-2012, 10:55 AM #13
welcome kevin, have enjoyed the show for many years now. FYI if you need to do any mods on a ford escape let me know lol jk
01-18-2012, 11:01 AM #14
+100000 that's awesome news!!! Kevin knows his stuff, no doubt about it!!-2003 SB Lightning
--2013 GT500 TVS powered--
-2005 Expedition 5.4
-2013 Escape 2.0 ecoboost
--212/236 at the wheels LoL--
01-18-2012, 11:41 AM #15
Awesome! Welcome aboard..2003 Mineral Grey Cobra
01-18-2012, 01:40 PM #16
Hey Kevin, it's really great to see you on the forums and I've REALLY enjoyed watching your terminator Ranger build.
I've built a couple V8 Rangers myself. One was a full on hot rod and the other was my daily driven AWD 302 Ranger. You can see them at http://www.v8-ranger.com
Of course I'm a terminator owner too and have since I purchased my Cobra brand new in 03. Many smiles and miles over the years. Great to see you on here.
Love the show, been watching it for years.
All the best
2.9 Whipple crusher @ 27.5 PSI, return fuel system, fore hat, fuel rails, ID 1000 injectors, PTFE teflon fuel hose -10 supply, -8 return, Fore FPR, GT500 slot MAF
Tuned myself with SCT PRP
-19cc diamond pistons, 26 spline, RXT twin disk, McLeod steel retainer, fiore firewall adjuster, steeda quick release quadrant, MGW shifter, N2MB WOT shift box, billet flow idlers, LFP heat exchanger, Bassani catless X, Borla Stingers, DynoJet wideband, speedhut gauges with speed of sound pods. MM Caster/Camber plates. Hood Shocks. 170F thermostat.
Water methanol injection
Zex 100 shot nitrous
J&S Vampire anti knock
MD Racing Lean Protection Module
Flex Fuel on E85 at times
17x10.5 - MT ET Streets
IRS brace after cracked diff cover.
Window tint, magnetic oil plug & tons of other misc BS I'm not gonna list
Lean Protection Module - Group Buy Thread
05 Tundra 4.7 quad cam
98 Civic Precision turbo, built forged motor 9.0:1
07 BMW 335xi twin turbo AWD
01-18-2012, 03:49 PM #17
Welcome! I don't even have a truck and I watch your show every week!2012 Super Crew Ecoboost F-150 FX4
2003 DSG Cobra #4107 of 8394
1996 Mystic Cobra #1837 of 2000 SOLD
01-18-2012, 04:45 PM #18
Welcome Kevin... looking forward to see all that you have to offer and enjoy watching Trucks!.
I seen an old how to series(video) when I went an autobody trade school. To say you have changed looks would be an understatement.. lol.
'04 MARAUDER Born on 4/20/04 -- Foster Care on 5/11/04 -- Adopted on 01/27/05
Heated Seats 6 Disc CD Changer Moonroof JLT CAI --Silverstars Heads/Fogs-- SCT-9100
01-18-2012, 06:19 PM #19
While we're talking about it here, are there any particular topics you'd like to see SVTP and Kevin cover.
01-18-2012, 06:29 PM #20
DVR Trucks every week, welcome.
01-18-2012, 06:44 PM #21
01-18-2012, 09:36 PM #22
- Join Date
- December 2007
Kevin me and my son always enjoy watching trucks. Cant wait to the see the ford dually completed!
hard to see from these pics.
01-18-2012, 10:14 PM #23
Last edited by 03dsgdreams; 01-18-2012 at 10:15 PM.03 GT (Totaled)
90 GT (Sold)
94 GT (Sold)
99 COBRA (Sold)
12 GT (Sold)
Current: 03 OW WHIPPLE COBRA!
01-18-2012, 10:16 PM #24
Great to have you on board. I watch Trucks and the entire Powerblock every week. It gives me way too many ideas to modify my F250! I need to leave it alone.2013 F-150 FX4 Ecoboost
2006 Porsche Cayenne S
1970 Dodge Charger R/T
1969 Mustang Mach 1
01-18-2012, 11:42 PM #25
All good suggestions guys. I'll see what we can do.