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About us - Rodders Life - TV SHOW, Hot Rods & Custom car builds, drag cars, rod runs,restores, paints, services, classified cars and parts for sale for classic autos, cars, street rods, the heartbeat of aussie car culture.



RODDERS LIFE is produced on a weekly basis by Kanga Television Productions.

The Kanga Television Production Team specialises in Corporate Productions, Business Advertising and can produce quality VIDEOs for any occasion; please contact us so we can accommodate your media requirements?


Rodder Life is a show about Hot Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars, Drag Racing, Women in Motor Sports, Vintage, Classic Motor Cycles and all special interest vehicles.

We look at hobbies, families, car events, cruise nights, technical tips, the current generation and the next generation of car enthusiasts.

Rodder's Life is produced out of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia by a small band of motor enthusiasts and their friends.

The aim is to show case the car culture with all manner of thumping rods, cool customs, classics, muscles and special vehicles and the people who are involved in building and driving these wonderful creations.

Selected main events are attended on a regular basis, all around Australia, of our great sport.

We also focus on car enthusiasts garages, lifestyles and interests.

Be prepared for some truly amazing features as well as the exciting sights and sounds of this great lifestyle.

The Rodders Life Team

Michael Dascoli

Background: Panel beater, spray painter and custom car builder. Michael Dascoli is credited with creating this concept and applying it to a TV audience since 2004 establishing Kanga Television Productions.
Michael also narrates, directs and Produces Rodder's Life. With the help from outsourced editors, Michael is also responsible for the final edited version for TV.


John Dascoli
Background: Electrician, special interest car builder, winning awards for classic car building since the 1970's. John Dascoli is Michael's older brother
And like his younger sibling is a hot rod and custom car builder having built award winning hot rods since the seventies. John also helps out with the show, traveling to events around the country interviewing Rodders and generally helping out with the logistics.

Michael "Moose" Mancini
Background: Motor Mechanic, custom car builder. For the last 3 years Michael has been an invaluable acquisition to the show having previously been involved with touring bands as a sound technician. His love and knowledge of building hot rods and custom cars had Michael join the production team at rodders Life and has been behind the camera obtaining footage since its inception.

Greg Jones
Background: Communications Technician, Classic car builder, motor sports enthusiast, camera operator for the show and greatly appreciated member of Rodder's Life for limitless contributions.

Vincent De Rossi

Background: Photographic Journalist. Senior writer for Australia's top selling drag racing magazine appropriately titled Australian Drag Racing Magazine. Vincent also for the last four years has been in the for front of the hot rod movement writing feature articles for Cruizin magazine a dedicated magazine that not only caters for the hot rodders and custom car builders but are responsible also for the Nostalgic Drag Racing Series that sees competition style racing in all Australia's Capital cities.


Leanne Bernhard
Background: Sales Professional, Drag Racer, Vic Co coordinator of the Australian Women's Motorsport Network.
Leanne Began with Rodder's Life in Nov of 2006, and every month interviews women in the motor sport or car scene for a new segment called Rodder's Wife.
She also goes to Rod Runs and Car events, interviews rod owners and also narrates from time to time. Leanne is also a Drag Racer and runs regularly at Heathcote Park in Victoria and Calder park raceway.Her experience in Drag Racing and association with the Australian Women's Motorsport Network is of value to Rodders Life, we look foward to enjoying Leanne's support again once the new baby and family allow.