Stacey David Biography
Stacey David is an American Professional vehicle modifier and television host. He is probably best known for hosting the television series “Trucks!” and “Stacey David’s GearZ” on MavTV and Velocity.
The types of vehicles he works on range from off-road four wheel drives to hot rod street trucks to around the woods all-terrain vehicles. It is just about anything else that has an engine and some way to steer it.
He is also an accomplished musician, he made a living for many years playing guitar professionally in Nashville, this gave him first-hand experience with the unique connection between Cars and Guitars. For this reason, most of his custom vehicles also feature a custom guitar that captures the heart and soul of the project.
Stacey David Age
Stacey celebrates his birthday on January 11. He has however not disclosed his year of birth. He was born and raised in Idaho.
Stacey David Wife – Kathryn David Stacey David
Stacey is married to Kathryn David. Kathryn has been the Corporate, Legal, Financial officer for both David Entertainment and Rattletrap Productions, Inc. since October 2009.
Stacey David Career
Stacey earned his reputation in the hot rod club driving a 1930 5 Window Coupe to school every day. He has had a fascination for motor vehicles for as long as he can remember.
By installing 440cc snowmobile engines, David was able to make his go-karts lightning fast even before he was a teenager. At the age of twelve, he did his first restoration: his sister’s 1963 Volkswagen Beetle. His father’s flat fender Willys Jeep then started his passion for Four Wheel Drive and off-roading.
He was supposed to be studying Biology at Boise State University but was instead learning performance driving at the local tracks. He was taking in all the information he could about the “Greats like Richard Petty, Don Garlits, and Carroll Shelby. “I like it all! If it will run, I want to drive it.”
He also became a student of the unique building techniques of George Barris, John Buttera and Darryl Starbird – to name a few. “I’ve always wanted something unique (to drive) that no one else had, and I found that the only way to get that was to build it.”
Stacey David Rattletrap
With those skills now in hand, He went to Nashville and opened his own custom car shop named “Rattletrap.” He continued to build his reputation by working on whatever was pushed, pulled, or dragged into his shop. The services that “Rattletrap” offered included engine building, custom paint, fabrication, and more.
Trucks Tv Stacey David
His career took a turn to “TV land” when, in the late 1990s, he was offered a position to host the TV series Trucks!. Eager to seize the opportunity, he joined Mel Fair to host the show beginning in its 1999 season. In 2000, however, Mel left the show and David remained the only host.
In the eight years time he hosted Trucks!, the show became one of the highest rated on Spike TV’s weekend lineup partially because he both designed and built his own projects, unlike many other shows during the same period. The show maintained the highest viewership of any automotive how-to television show throughout the years he hosted it.
Stacey David Gearz – Stacey David Tv Show
He contined to host and produce Trucks! until the end of the 2005 season. He then chose to pursue , in his own words, “other opportunities”. He revealed a new show on March 31, 2007, Stacey David’s Gearz which aired on ESPN2.
Season two of the show moved to the Speed Channel, with the first episode premiering February 23, 2008. It remained on SPEED channel for six seasons.
Its Season eight moved to MavTV, with the first episode premiering March 7, 2014. Season nine was also syndicated on Velocity (TV network) with its 11th Season premiering in January 2017.
Stacey David Heavy Metal
The Heavy Metal is a 1969 International Loadstar cabover truck with a single rear axle and a super short wheelbase.
Stacey David Gearz Project Build Book
It is a comprehensive guide to not only keep your project on budget but to keep up with all the receipts and part #’s so that someone stay on track. The guide is also a great companion to help that Gear Head enthusiast reach their goals.
Stacey David Net Worth
The car modifier is worth $3 million.
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Public invited to check out cars at end of SEMA week
More than 160,000 people are in town this week for SEMA or Specialty Equipment Market show.
It’s happening Tuesday through Friday at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The smaller Autiomotive Aftermarket Products Expo will be held at the Sands Expo & Convention Center at the same time.
There are more than 2,400 companies participating this year and there will be approximately 3,000 new products on display.
In addition, there will be multiple celebrity appearances including Jeff Allen from “Car Chasers,” NASCAR driver Richard Petty, Ian Johnson from “Big Tire Garage,” rapper and actor Funk Flex, David Ankin from “ToyMakerz,” motorsports reporter and TV host Cristy lee, “Grave Digger” monster truck driver Adam Anderson, professional stock car driver Natalie Decker, “Gearz” TV host Stacey David, professional stunt driver Tanner Faust, Indy car racer Alexander Ross, NHRA Pro Stock World Champion Bo Butner, Lexi and Brutha JD from “Wrench Wars” and many, many more.
Unfortunately, the shows are not open to the public. But, there are two events on Friday that car lovers will be able to attend.
SEMA Ignited will close out the week from 3 to 10 p.m. Nov. 2. It will take place in the Platinum Lot at the convention center. The event will give consumers a rare opportunity to collect and share images of hundreds of customized vehicles featuring the newest and most innovative products from the 2018 SEMA Show. The Friday night event will include food trucks, music, entertainment, drifting, automotive celebrities, builders and more.
In addition, the SEMA Cruise will begin at 4 p.m. The rolling parade will take place on Silver Drive and Red Road at the convention center. The Battle of the Builders Competition will also take place on Friday afternoon.
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