February 26, 2017
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The Car Guy with Jack Fortner

The Car Guy


The Car Guy

Jack's Waldo the Wonder Willy

Jack the Car Guy lives in Yellville and has loved cars and all things mechanical since childhood. He purchased his first car, a 1930 Model A sedan, when he was 12 years old, with his lawn mowing money. He has never stopped collecting, now owning 11 cars, 6 tractors, several stationery engines and projects too many to ever finish. He has worked in all phases of the automotive industry, from sales to repair, and currently works for Carroll Shelby Enterprises, servicing Goodyear Racing Tires to the NASCAR circuit. Jack says he never met a car he didn’t like – he just likes some better than others.

The show is for the gearheads in our listening area to be able to find out where events are happening, ask a question or two and perhaps learn something new each week.

Listen to The Car Guy Saturday mornings from 8:00 to 9:00 on KTLO-FM. Click on the date above to hear that show. Click below to listen to past episodes!

Click here to send Jack a question

Click here to view the Volo Auto Museum!

Click here to view a 1965 film titled "The Hot Rod Story."

Click here to see a vintage race crash.

John Donato of Rowe Industries was a recent guest of Jack the Car Guy's.  Here's a link to view his performance products.

Jack and Pam recently visited the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky.  Click here to learn more.

Jim Amos of Bee-On Video was a recent guest of Jack the Car Guy. Click here for more information.

All right let's see how you do. Be honest with yourself. See how you do. The average score is 73%. This will really rattle the cobwebs in the 'ol brain. The Car Guy got 88%.

Click here to look at maps of Route 66.

Click to view the Model T Club of America website: Often mentioned on the show and full of lots of useful info!

Check out this article from USA TODAY: The 51 longest highways in the USA  http://usat.ly/1iWGsdd

Check out great music & cool pictures!

The Best Fiat Ever...

Jack at Eldora

Jack driving his first Model T..

Carroll Shelby 1923-2012
Click here to read Carroll Shelby's obituary in Autoweek Magazine.

Jack in the Studio with Matt!

Jack the Car guy and friends John Dyess, Karsten Piefrement and Rick Steiner do the show live in the studio with Matt Sharp, Nov. 5.

Welcome, Dan Steiner!

Jack presents Dan Steiner, a visitor from Australia and regular listener to his radio show, with the coveted Arkansas Traveler Certificate. The certificate has been presented by state legislators to honor out-of-state visitors since 1941. The first person to receive the award was President Franklin Delano Roosevelt


Jack the Car Guy is in California at a Tesla charging station. But he couldn't find where to plug the Fiat in!

Jack The Car Guy & His Staff!

Left to right: John Dyess, statistician; Karsten Piefrement, foreign correspondent; Jack; Rick Steiner, public relations.

Jack goes to Monaco!

Some photos from The Car Guys trip to the Monaco Prix.

Jack the Car Guy & Evan Fusco with his Tesla!

Evan will be Jack's guest this week, May 7, on Jack the Car Guy.

All the way from Sweden!

A listener from Sweden sent pictures of his cool motorcycle collection.

Willy's Gasser

Willy's gasser from the past. Know who's car it was??

Jack visits Rick & Kelly Dale

Jack visited with Rick and Kelly Dale, recently of "American Restoration," while in Las Vegas for the NASCAR race. Rick and Kelly were extremely hospitable and Jack had a great time. Portions of Jack's interview will be on the radio programthis Saturday, March 19, at 8 a.m.

The Car Guy visits legend!

The Car Guy with radio show guest Flash. They are visiting with legendary engine builder Robert Yates and his son Doug


Photo from Karsten Piefrement

Old Fuel Stops

Photos of service stations from the past

"The Never Done Garage"

From Listener Rick Steiner

Flying Bus

Local listener Rick Steiner sent this photo of a flying Volkswagen bus

Historic Route 66

Jack and his friends took a road trip down historic Route 66.

Green Hornet

Check out  work done on Jack's Green Hornet

Waldo the Wonder Willy

Waldo the Wonder Willy

Jack's Travels

These are pictures from Jack the Car Guys travles.