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Episode 0145 - Corvettes, Paint and 1000 mph

8/11/2019
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Episode 0145 - Corvettes, Paint and 1000 mph This week we explore corvette's manual-auto C3 model, going 1000 mph and paint. And while it is difficult we've proven that we can orange cone at ludicrous speed. Show Notes: Bloodhound SSC jet car https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mylca_onT_I Thrust SSC jet car https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7D4-49pkEWY Super Chevy article on Corvette Transmission http://www.superchevy.com/how-to/vemp-0511-shifting-gears/ Thanks for listening,...

Duration:00:54:10

Episode 0144 - Mustang II Steering Mod

8/2/2019
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Episode 0144 - Mustang II Steering Mod Almost as common as throwing a 350 and a 9" rear end in a hot rod is a Mustang II Suspension/Steering system. Lefty thought it might be a good idea to put one his Terraplane, then he thinks maybe not. Show Notes: Articles about mustang 2 front ends https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/08/18/mustang-ii-suspension https://www.hotrod.com/articles/swap-mustang-ii-frontend-something-better/ Front end...

Duration:00:49:22

Episode 0143 - Gearing the Hot Rods

7/27/2019
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Episode 0143 - Gearing the Hot Rods Gearing is discussed and on an Orange Cone Re-route we've decided to go with without a transmission....classic. Returning to the topic, we talk about each of our individual gearing selections and reasons for it. Math is briefly involved and is mangled horribly. Show Notes: Chevy 10 bolt info https://www.onedirt.com/tech/drivetrain/10-bolt-chevy/ Gear ratio calculator http://www.tremec.com/calculadora.php Thanks for listening, downloading...

Duration:00:55:59

Episode 0142 - Horsepower for Train

7/20/2019
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Episode 0142 - Horsepower for Train Lefty and Train discuss the finer points of finding some horsepower for Train's rat rod project. Show...

Duration:00:46:43

Episode 0141 - Ultimate Upgrades for a Hot Rod

7/12/2019
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Episode 0141 - Ultimate Upgrades for a Hot Rod Lone host woodchuck talks some of the top end upgrades you can put on your hot rod. Additionally there is an announcement at the end on a location to find us - Pandora! Show Notes: Carbon Fiber Wheels - how Porsche makes them https://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars/car-technology/a12029716/porsche-carbon-fiber-wheels/ Carbon Fiber Wheels for...

Duration:00:20:01

Episode 0140 - Are Cars Art

7/7/2019
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Episode 0140 - Are Cars Art Are cars art pieces? The great debate is on. As Hollywood pulls a quick one-eghty on us. Show Notes Debate.org Article https://www.debate.org/opinions/should-cars-be-considered-a-cultural-expression-kinda-like-music-fashion-or-art Type 57 Bugatti https://www.supercars.net/blog/1936-bugatti-type-57sc-atlantic/ Old Race Car https://journal.classiccars.com/2014/07/10/classic-profile-1916-hudson-super-six-factory-racer/ Truck with Rotary...

Duration:01:04:39

Episode 0139 - Craziest Hod Rods

7/2/2019
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Episode 0139 - Craziest Hod Rods What's the craziest thing you've seen in the automotive world? We've seen a few things that will surprised us, and we're going to share them with you. (links in the show notes for those of you who can't see pictures through the radio) Show Notes Chevy with tracks http://blog.jepistons.com/its-a-bird...its-a-plane...its-a-blown-alcohol-hot-rod-on-a-tank-chassis- 747 car at Burning...

Duration:01:28:13

Episode 0138 - How to Screw Up a Hot Rod

6/21/2019
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Episode 0138 - How to Screw Up a Hot Rod Today all the ways B Squad can think of to screw up a project car or hot rod are thrown out on the table. We can neither confirm nor deny any of these have taken place in our own garage. Show Notes: Ways to screw up a hot rod Putting the wrong parts on a hot rod Rushing the job -Paint -Parts on in the wrong order Cheap Parts/components -not quite right paint -cheap necessary drive line or brake...

Duration:00:41:52

Episode 0137 - CV Axles

6/18/2019
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Episode 0137 - CV Axles CV Axles are the topic of the day. Wait until you hear the problems that woodchuck is having. Show Notes: CV Axles on Z-car Blog https://www.zcarblog.com/tag/cv-axle CV Axle change on an f-150 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNtq8aRQwjU 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, share and subscribe a friend to our podcast.

Duration:01:03:52

Episode 0136 - Progress on Projects

6/6/2019
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Episode 0136 - Progress on Projects More progress on the projects for both Train and Woodchuck Show Notes: Pitman Arm set https://www.amazon.com/Ambienceo-Remover-Separator-Pitman-Carring/dp/B071WK51DH/ref=asc_df_B071WK51DH/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=241896598945&hvpos=1o1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=4749747607115021112&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9028163&hvtargid=pla-782058730272&psc=1 Steering Link...

Duration:00:42:05

Episode 0135 - Ed, Blowers and Cabs

5/31/2019
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Episode 0135 - Ed, Blowers and Cabs A somber note to start with, then B Squad talks about the Humvee, Lefty's new direction on the Hudson's intake and Trains progress on his truck. And there is a special announcement at the end from train. Show Notes: No Show notes this week, just updates. 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, share and subscribe...

Duration:00:56:13

Episode 0134 - Interview with Michael J Clark

5/24/2019
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Episode 0134 - Interview with Michael J Clark We hear from a car guy up in the Great White North about his book and his experience covering cars as a profession. Where to Find Michael's book Mahoney's Camaro: https://www.amazon.com/Mahoneys-Camaro-Michael-J-Clark/dp/1770414037 Show Notes: Ameila Earhart’s car: https://www.foxnews.com/auto/amelia-earharts-stolen-car-found-in-la-neighborhood Teal...

Duration:01:19:36

Episode 0133 - Interview with David on HMMWVs pt2

5/17/2019
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Episode 0133 - Interview with David on HMMWVs pt2 HMMWV interview part 2. It's a bit choppy, but there is some good additional info that David lays on us. Show Notes: Pic of humvee https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humvee Pic of warthog https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/AUG168897 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, share and subscribe a...

Duration:00:50:20

Episode 0132 - Interview with David on HMMWVs pt1

5/11/2019
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Episode 0132 - Interview with David on HMMWVs pt1 Part 1 of the interview with David about working on HMMWVs (Humvees) Show Notes: Pic of humvee https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humvee Pic of warthog https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/AUG168897 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, share and subscribe a friend to our podcast.

Duration:01:08:41

Episode 0131 - Train gets a project

5/7/2019
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Episode 0131 - Train gets a project Train finally buys a project and we hear all about it. And yes it's a truck. Lefty then discusses how and when to compromise on a project. Hollywood and Woodchuck chime in too. Show Notes: The Low Down Found for sale by owner vehicle in side fence (story) Next day checking it out. Thoughts and agreement Cab thoughts Delivery? The Chassis Chassis 2000 chevy blazer Vortec V6 4.3 L with 4L60E automatic trans with rear end. Unknown last...

Duration:01:02:46

Episode 0130 - Protecting Your Car Paint

4/28/2019
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Episode 0130 - Protecting Your Car Paint Paint and how to keep it lookin' good. All brought to you by B Squad. Show Notes: Protection: Don’t hit anything Don’t get hit by anything (parking lots) Keep in a garage Keep waxed Remove debris Keep a car cover on it Keep Salt off of it (from the air and ground) Clear coat it when painting Protective film Restoration: Only way to have a perfect finish again - Paint it again Waxing Clay Bar Polishing (with polishing or cutting...

Duration:00:46:28

Episode 0129 - Dressing Up Your Car

4/20/2019
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Episode 0129 - Dressing Up Your Car How much dressing up your car is too much. According to Lefty, washing it is too much. Through a rocky start B squad discusses the question of plain jane or all tricked out. Show Notes: Custom Badge: http://www.madhornets.com/3d-metal-front-grille-grill-badge-emblem-decals-hood-car-flag-usa-united-states/?gclid=CjwKCAjwv6blBRBzEiwAihbM-QoRqd7lbp8W2YzjF4-9wzGq2AYr6sNImtIiU97Zm4SnQ9GvPBLweBoCX0UQAvD_BwE Demon upgrades for...

Duration:01:17:14

Episode 0128 - Race Day Mishaps

4/12/2019
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Episode 0128 - Race Day Mishaps If you've ever had a race day mishap you'll be able to relate to B Squad this week. Where Lefty is stuck at the starting line and Woodchuck can only do 35 in a 70. And Train hates fire trucks. Show Notes: RC Car http://www.hpiracing.com/en/kit/109083 Busted Part on Lefty’s RC car https://www.amainhobbies.com/hpi-pullstart-one-way-bearing-21bb-s25-f4.1-hpi1430/p25545 Stanley Black and Decker...

Duration:01:13:21

Episode 0127 - Headlight Restoration

4/6/2019
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Episode 0127 - Headlight Restoration Do you have yellow or foggy headlights? Us too! So we dig into to restoring them and trying to get them back to clear. Show Notes: Car headlight restoration https://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Your-Hazy-Headlights-With-Toothpaste/ Inspiration for a car project http://bsquadhotrod.libsyn.com/episode-0117-inspiration-for-a-car-project Thanks for listening, downloading and subscribing. For questions, comments or complaints please e-mail...

Duration:00:49:07

Episode 0126 - Cars and Computers

4/3/2019
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Episode 0126 - Cars and Computers Long time listener and friend Chris writes in and asks about computers and cars. More specifically about computer code and cars. But first Train learns what it means to be on Bee Squad. Show Notes: The Idea of...

Duration:00:55:36