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Episode 0098 - VIN Confusion

9/13/2018
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Episode 0098 - VIN Confusion Letters and numbers, numbers and letters. What your car's ID is trying to tell you. A discussion on VIN numbers from two people who almost know what they are talking about. Show Notes: Basic Vin info from Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vehicle_identification_number Vin decoder http://www.classiccardatabase.com/VINengcodes.php Vin Number stealing/cloning https://abcnews.go.com/US/vin-cloning-thieves-masking-car-thefts/story?id=28401709 Numbers...

Duration:00:44:39

Episode 0097 - 10 Things not to DIY

9/7/2018
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Episode 0097 - 10 Things not to DIY We discuss 10 things that not every DIYer should do in at home with his or her car. This is the promised follow up to the episode of 25 things you can DIY to save money. Thanks for listening, downloading and subscribing. For questions, comments or complaints please e-mail us at: Hosts@BsquadHotrod.com And if you really want to help us out give us a review in your podcast app.

Duration:01:02:41

Episode 0096 - Transmissions

9/3/2018
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Episode 0096 - Transmissions Transmissions for those on B Squad - Schooling compliments of lefty. Woodchuck asks all the newbie questions. Show Notes Transmission notes: Manual https://www.carid.com/images/pages/automatic-transmission/manual-transmission-assembly.jpg Automatic https://www.cstatic-images.com/original/srvc-gloss/1415727451142.png Backlash measurement https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/7a/Backlash_in_gears_%28line_art%29.jpg Gear...

Duration:00:45:51

Episode 0095 - 25 DIY car projects

8/23/2018
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Episode 0095 - 25 DIY car projects Train and Woodchuck discuss a list of 25 car DIY and B Squad's story on doing, or failing while attempting some of these tasks. Show Notes: Article from One cent at a time: The getting ahead blog http://onecentatatime.com/25-car-repairs-you-can-do-yourself-to-save-money/ Fuel Tool https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0195XBPPQ/ref=sspa_dk_detail_0?psc=1&pd_rd_i=B0195XBPPQ&pd_rd_wg=yKx3E&pd_rd_r=866XCE2Q9MX8XMCPGP9N&pd_rd_w=ZKHjz Tire Plug...

Duration:01:03:37

Episode 0094 - Replacing Floor Plans

8/16/2018
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Episode 0094 - Replacing Floor Plans Replacing floor pans or plans if you're like woodchuck and can't keep it straight. Additionally an up coming episode is discussed and we get Orange Coned into space - literally. Show Notes: Grand Prix GRA35 Steering Wheel: https://www.carid.com/momo/super-grand-prix-series-steering-wheel-mpn-gra35wd0p.html Older Style Steering Wheel for Lefty’s Car http://oldtrailer.com/Images/decoliner-motorhome-898.jpg Steering Wheel with lots of...

Duration:01:20:00

Episode 0093 - Efficient Shop Design

8/9/2018
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Episode 0093 - Efficient Shop Design Efficiency in the shop and designing it that way. B Squad weighs in with ideas, suggestions and other various advice from our own trials with shops. Show Notes: Beam Trolly: https://www.globalindustrial.com/p/material-handling/hoists-cranes/trolleys-manual-electric-air-powered/i-beam-trolley-1-000-pound-capacity?infoParam.campaignId=T9F&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI-eXG0OTg3AIViLfACh073Aw4EAQYAiABEgKTrvD_BwE Adding extra circuits to your house - Rick...

Duration:00:54:06

Episode 0092 - Tires, Math and Hot Rods

8/1/2018
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Episode 0092 - Tires, Math and Hot Rods Tires are made more complicated by Woodchuck in this short episode. Thankfully the show notes are there to help. Show Notes: Tire Rack articles: -Tire Size: https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=46 -Tire load rating: https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=55 Tire Size and load code pictures with article from Tiger Wheel and Tyre: https://www.twt.co.za/tyre-size-fitment-guide Load ratings explained...

Duration:00:26:54

Episode 0091 - Scoops, Spoilers and Style

7/26/2018
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Episode 0091 - Scoops, Spoilers and Style Train wants to talk about shaker hoods, hood scoops and other holes in the engine cover. Lefty takes that and leads us into a style discussion of fenders and spoilers. Woodchuck also invents "Performance Chrome." Show Notes: Roadkill Vette-car http://www.sub5zero.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/roadkill_vette_hack.jpg Hudson Coupe: https://www.conceptcarz.com/images/Hudson/37_Hudson_Terraplane_Red_TV-06-HHA-02.jpg Search results with...

Duration:00:52:35

Episode 0090 - Finished Car Suggestions

7/19/2018
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Episode 0090 - Finished Car Suggestions What do you do with your car after you're finished wrenching on it? Woodchuck discusses some possibilities with anyone willing to listen to him go solo this episode. No Show notes this week, Just thoughts from the 'Chuck As always, this episode is not sponsored or supported by any company or person other than those on the show. Thanks for listening, downloading and subscribing. For questions, comments or complaints please e-mail us at:...

Duration:00:23:26

Episode 0089 - Parts Car Purchase

7/13/2018
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Episode 0089 - Parts Car Purchase Lefty just bought a Parts car, like 30 minutes ago just bought a parts car so obviously the topic fell in our laps. Additionally there is discussion on when to get rid of a car and even turning a car into parts while doing 55. Join the Squad for this episode, it has lots of parts to it. Show Notes: Trains truck...

Duration:00:59:52

Episode 0088 - Fire Truck Breaking News

7/9/2018
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Episode 0088 - Fire Truck Breaking News Breaking news on Fire Trucks, The humvee and everything in between - literally from Lefty, Hollywood and the Chuck. Show Notes: 351 Cleveland: https://cdn1.mecum.com/auctions/fl0117/fl0117-275897/images/fl0117-275897_1.jpg?1481129334000 390 FE: http://barnetthighperformance.com/wp-content/uploads/DSC02042-300x225.jpg Differences of engines: http://www.fordification.com/tech/engineID-V8.htm Combat Fire Trucks from...

Duration:00:45:14

Episode 0087 - Body Swaps and Fire Truck plans

7/1/2018
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Episode 0087 - Body Swaps and Fire Truck plans The Fire Truck is back in play and Lefty Train and Woodchuck discuss future plans for it. Then Train wants thoughts on putting an old body on a new chassis. Show Notes: Caffeine and Octane Show: https://www.caffeineandoctane.com/ 63 vette body kit: http://cdn.lsxmag.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/9/files/2010/11/custom-corvette-coupe-new-63.jpg Plane on...

Duration:00:55:30

Episode 0086 - Humvee and Fuel Systems

6/24/2018
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Episode 0086 - Humvee and Fuel Systems Humvee problems lead to talk on Fuel Systems. Lefty then looks for the fire truck and finds a rambler. Show Notes Ford Truck https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/d/1942-ford-truck-good-for-hor/6605289479.html Deal or Not: Rambler Car https://eugene.craigslist.org/cto/d/1959-nash-rambler-american/6605723010.html As always, this episode is not sponsored or supported by any company or person other than those on the show. Thanks for...

Duration:00:41:35

Episode 0085 - Buying on a Cold Approach

6/17/2018
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Episode 0085 - Buying on a Cold Approach B Squad's recent experiences with cold approaches when buying or being asked to sell our cars. With tips on how to, and not to, go about this type of interaction. Show Notes: Feed Back: Areo Car on B Squad’s Facebook page, shared by Robb. https://www.facebook.com/Bsquadhotrod/inbox/2157350387615567/?notif_id=1524064004645831&notif_t=page_wall&selected_item_id=2157350387615567 Model T on B Squad’s Facebook...

Duration:01:05:36

Episode 0084 - DIY or Pro work and Warranties

6/8/2018
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Episode 0084 - DIY or Pro work and Warranties Talk on when to call the Pros or just plugging along yourself and warranties and when to get them and how B Squad will void them. Show Notes: Ford fire Truck https://bringatrailer.com/2017/03/28/1200-runner-390c6-swapped-1946-ford-fire-truck/ Gambler 500 https://gambler500.com/category/gambler/ As always, this episode is not sponsored or supported by any company or person other than those on the show. Thanks for listening,...

Duration:00:43:19

Episode 0083 - Building a Show Car or Driver

5/31/2018
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Episode 0083 - Building a Show Car or Driver Talk over the difference in work and money in building and maintaining a Show car vs a Daily Driver from Tran and Woodchuck. No Show Notes, just two B Squaders cussing and discussing As always, this episode is not sponsored or supported by any company or person other than those on the show. Thanks for listening, downloading and subscribing. For questions, comments or complaints please e-mail us at: Hosts@BsquadHotrod.com And if you...

Duration:00:39:35

Memorial Day 2018

5/28/2018
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Memorial Day 2018

Duration:00:04:06

Episode 0082 - Weird Tools

5/25/2018
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Episode 0082 - Weird Tools All four members of B Squad join this conversation, starting with a question of manliness, going into Google foo and finally arriving at weird automotive tools for a main topic. We even have an e-mail from a listener again. Show Notes: Lefty’s Wife's Cargo Bike http://www.jonwatts.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Jon-Watts-and-his-Xtracycle-Radish-01.JPG http://yubabikes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/mundoYellow.png Trucks for Colt: #1) 56ish...

Duration:01:21:50

[BONUS] B Squad Bonus Episode 3

5/23/2018
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[BONUS] B Squad Bonus Episode 3 Fantasy Cars of B Squad Show Notes: Motorcycle from Akira https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ael7gKPw8BA Tron Light Bike https://www.geek.com/geek-cetera/parker-brothers-create-street-legal-electric-tron-lightcycle-1423485/ ED209 robocop https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9l9wxGFl4k SUX6000 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fl8mQhxhE_Q Truck from Boarderlands Cheetas Paw http://www.writeups.org/borderlands-bandits/borderlands-truck-h1/ Mad...

Duration:00:46:33

Episode 0081 - Avoid Wasting Time in the Garage

5/18/2018
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Episode 0081 - Avoid Wasting Time in the Garage Train and the 'Chuck talk about the right way and the wrong way to projects done fast. No links for this Episode, but feel free to visit a random car site and see what's up. They probably have better experts than we do. As always, this episode is not sponsored or supported by any company or person other than those on the show. Thanks for listening, downloading and subscribing. For questions, comments or complaints please e-mail us...

Duration:01:37:46