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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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Mar 9, 2017

In this episode we present a dramatic representation of what we think a first date with a NASCAR driver might be like. Turner Leftworth is looking for the woman of his dreams!

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Mar 2, 2017

How do we get more better road racing while still keeping drivers safe? It's a thorny problem. Well, it was. Now it's all ironed out.

We'd love to have your support on Patreon!: http://patreon.com/crossthreaded 

Shout out to our podcasting brethren, NASCAR lovers the PETM Podcast: http://www.petmpodcast.com/

F1 in Lego: http://imgur.com/a/yLpbh

F1 vs Indy cost: http://motorsports.nbcsports.com/2013/05/22/whats-it-cost-to-compete-in-formula-one-an-indycar-comparison/

Le Mans vs F1 Money: http://blackflag.jalopnik.com/is-audis-242-000-000-racing-program-a-really-good-deal-1654544351

Martinsville In Car: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiMPjYNgXos

Bathhurst Improved Production, Race 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCeF-bZK684

Feb 23, 2017

The Ford GT! Is it a fraud? Should we be angry? What am I supposed to do with this torch and pitchfork? Aw dangit my pitchfork's on fire.

Also this week we are proud to present an interview with Kevin Patrick, founder of Exomotive, at Exomotive HQ. Exomotive, of course, are the makers of the Exocet kit that Meghann and Jim built. 

Exomotive: http://exomotive.com

Support us on Patreon, why dontcha? http://patreon.com/crossthreaded

Read some complaining about the Ford GT by a Corvette fan: http://carys-corvettes.blogspot.com/2017/02/the-fraud-gt.html

Feb 16, 2017

Meghann and I got a chance to drive a new Subaru Outback owned by her parents. It yelled at us. The car yelled at us. 

Our guests are the Doyles, Lonnie and Adam, from Texas, who build the DF Goblin kit car: http://dfkitcar.com 

It's a super cool mid-engine rear-drive kit car which uses the Chevrolet Cobalt as a donor. We want one. Bad. 

Support us on Patreon here: http://patreon.com/crossthreaded

Feb 9, 2017

In this episode, we are thrilled to welcome a guy we look up to in the automotive YouTube space, Eric the Car Guy. He's such a great dude, we really appreciate him joining us. 

Also, we recap our race at Barber Motorsports Park with 24 Hours of LeMons, in which Jim has beef with Randy Pobst, and we do a lot more wrenching than driving. 

Support our independent car show on Patreon! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded

Check out our website for swag and more: http://crossthreaded.us

Eric the Car Guy has a super helpful and informative site: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/

 

Feb 2, 2017

Our guest this week is professional racing driver Sarah Montgomery. We also get into some great songs for driving purposes, including a detailed outline by Jim on why Kickstart my Heart is the greatest driving song ever recorded. 

Support us on Patreon! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded

Sarah Montgomery: http://www.sarahmontgomeryracing.com/

Driving Songs playlist: https://play.spotify.com/user/jim_hodgson/playlist/6tPMvmEZe3gMkfORNHecxU

Sound: Nuerburgring-Pit-Lane.flac [sic] by Erdie https://www.freesound.org/people/Erdie/sounds/34526

Kickstart my Heart (and copyright information): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmXWkMlKFkI

 

Jan 26, 2017

In this episode, our guest is James Marcellana of Jzilla Track Days (http://jzillatrackdays.com). We chat about how his track days got started, what makes them a little different, and how best to enjoy them. 

Plus, WRC Monte Carlo, horse racing rally style, and Meghann and Jim go over a press release from Mazda Racing about how Mazda treats their Rolex 24 drivers before, during, and after their stints in a race car. Some of it sounds a little bit weird. 

Support us on Patreon! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded

Find out more about us on our web site: http://crossthreaded.us 

Check out the hilarious Zebra Corner video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d03svtYlFm8


Our episode where we do something similar, Crossthreaded Episode 9: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFGukXixWbw

Jan 20, 2017

We get into fuel technology with Ian Lehn of Boostane. Jim attempts a short overview of fuel refinery and engine inner workings. Luckily, we're friends with someone who actually understands all that stuff. Ian talks about Boostane, trends at SEMA, and vehicle automation. 

Support indie car content on Patreon! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded

More about Boostane on their web site here: http://boostane.com

More about our show at our site: http://crossthreaded.us 

Jan 13, 2017

Last week we were pleased about the possibility of a new Kia GT. This week not so much. We also interview President Elect Donald Trump, and offer Clarkson & Co some suggestions to fix The Grand Tour. 

Support us on patreon! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded

Thanks to Josh Warren, the actor who played Mr. Trump on this episode, see his web series Dany 2016 here (hilarious): https://www.facebook.com/QueenDany2016/

Thanks to Bear Roberts, artist for this year's Crossthreaded livery: http://thebearroberts.com 

Check out our site for shwag & stuff: http://crossthreaded.us

Jan 4, 2017

Meghann and Jim give the new podcast's mission statement, and Jim explains why auto journalist's disease fills him with rage. They tell you about a few other car YouTubers you might not have heard of, and wrap up with some news about the coming Kia GT. 

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