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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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May 16, 2019

In this episode we get into car thefts. We have some statistics for car thefts by model and year, plus a thorough discussion on whether driving a manual transmission makes you a Real Man Dot Com.

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Join us on our new Discord chat, the Car Barn: https://discord.gg/b3v48Ah

Car and Driver’s Alfa Romeo Giulia is … an Alfa Romeo: https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/a23145269/alfa-romeo-giulia-quadrifoglio-reliability-update/

VW runs ad claiming manual transmission is an anti-theft feature: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wApqm7VYlno

The 1998 Honda Civic is still thieves' favorite target: https://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/the-1998-honda-civic-is-still-thieves-favorite-target-091918.html


Find out more about the NICB and whether  you trust their results at http://NICB.org

May 2, 2019

Thank you guys so much for listening! If you want to be part of these shenanigans, we'd love that. Jump on board with us at http://patreon.com/crossthreaded

NEWS:

Missing Porsche Dealer Who Stole $2 Million in 911 GT Deposits Caught After Six-Month Hunt https://www.thedrive.com/news/27277/missing-porsche-dealer-vp-who-stole-2-million-in-911-gt-deposits-caught-after-six-month-hunt

Porsche prepping for Formula E next year: https://newsroom.porsche.com/en/2019/motorsports/porsche-formula-e-car-test-calafat-spain-17491.html

Formula E’s gamey bullshit:

Formula E FARTBOOST : https://www.fiaformulae.com/en/championship/fanboost

Attack Mode: https://www.fiaformulae.com/en/championship/attack-mode

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