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Crossthreaded Podcast

A homemade car show by, of, and for the people. Helping you have the most fun for your dollar in cars since 2016. Hosts: Meghann and Jim Hodgson.
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Apr 4, 2019

Thanks for joining us, folks! On this episode, we sort out a hypothetical cartoon race and reach once again across the chasm of the great beyond.

Thanks for listening!

Be a supporter at http://patreon.com/crossthreaded

Porsche Carbon Brakes not good for track use: https://www.autoblog.com/2019/03/24/porsche-carbon-brakes-not-for-race-tracks/


16 Older Performance Cars Slower Than a Toyota Prius in the Figure Eight https://www.motortrend.com/news/16-older-performance-cars-slower-than-a-toyota-prius-in-the-figure-eight/

 

"Shadowlands 4 - Breath" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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Mar 21, 2019

Yes. We told you guys we'd be trying some new stuff this year and part of that effort is getting Meghann trained to speak to members of the afterlife. On today's podcast, industrialist Henry Ford talks about being dead, poor people, and haunting Elon Musk.

If you dig what we're doing here, be a patron! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded

Thanks to Kevin Goreham for improvising from the afterlife.

America's obsession with trucks and SUVs is helping push car-loan payments to a 10-year high: https://www.businessinsider.com/americas-love-for-trucks-suvs-pushes-car-loan-payments-to-decade-high-2019-3

Dumb Arkansas Car Law on The Drive: http://www.thedrive.com/news/26938/new-arkansas-law-redefines-classic-cars-from-25-to-45-years-old-to-snub-all-your-radwood-cars

Peugeot’s Return:
https://europe.autonews.com/automakers/peugeot-brand-will-lead-psas-return-us

"Shadowlands 4 - Breath" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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Mar 8, 2019

On this week’s podcast, as you guys know we skipped a week last week because we lost my dad. We’re super upset about it. Remember to spend time with people close to you.

One thing about my dad is he was not a car guy at all. We had terrible cars as kids. Rather than dwell on the negatives I thought we’d reach out to our community to ask if their parents had any terrible cars too.

Go to our Facebook if you want to get in on that thread. It’s never too late to form a support group for bad parent cars.

Bonneville SSE in Road and Track: https://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/classic-cars/a26253601/the-pontiac-bonneville-sse-mixed-gold-with-plastic/

Koenigsegg Jesko: https://jalopnik.com/the-new-koenigsegg-jesko-gets-a-kind-of-anti-lag-along-1833061455

Feb 7, 2019

We are on a quest to become the greatest automotive podcast in the world. There’s just one problem. We’re not even on the goddamn list. We have a long way to go but I have a plan: Poetry.

On this episode, we give away a 10mm socket to the winner of an automotive poetry contest AND we debut the new YAQAP theme song. Join us!

GM Brands Have Cut Complimentary Maintenance from Three Years to One: https://www.caranddriver.com/news/amp26077592/gm-free-maintenance-reduced/

Ford is planning an electric F-150 pickup truck with a focus on performance: https://www.techspot.com/news/78351-ford-planning-electric-f-150-pickup-truck-focus.html

 

Jan 24, 2019

The new Toyota Supra is out and if you haven't posted a hot take about it on the internet then you are obviously neither FAST nor FURIOUS.

Thank you for listening, and thanks to our amazing patrons for their support!

Here’s a great breakdown by James Gilboy about the Supra flap on The Drive: http://www.thedrive.com/news/25959/why-people-dont-like-the-new-toyota-gr-supra

Can't get enough car content? Check out our pals The Pod Filter. Have a listen to that at https://thepodfilter.podbean.com/

 

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