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We're just a bunch of guys restoring and repairing real cars for our enjoyment and, hopefully, for the education and enjoyment of our listeners.... because educating us, well that's impossible.

Join Steve (Woodchuck), Brad (Hollywood), Colt (Train), and Nick (Lefty) for amateur hour working on cars.

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We're just a bunch of guys restoring and repairing real cars for our enjoyment and, hopefully, for the education and enjoyment of our listeners.... because educating us, well that's impossible.

Join Steve (Woodchuck), Brad (Hollywood), Colt (Train), and Nick (Lefty) for amateur hour working on cars.

    0188 - Bags of Luck or Experience

    0188 - Bags of Luck or Experience

    Episode 0188 - Bags of Luck or Experience
    Starting with a Bag of Luck and moving to a Bag of Experience B Squad looks at skills that transfer to hot rods and skills that transfer from hot rods to life. Also B-Squad move of the day from Woodchuck in the Humvee.
     
    Show Notes:
    Corvair Book - Unsafe at Any Speed
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unsafe_at_Any_Speed
    Episode 162: Cash for Clunkers with Rob and his Corvair
    https://bsquadhotrod.libsyn.com/episode-0162-cash-for-clunkers-with-rob
     
     
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    0187 - A Bucket of Bolts

    0187 - A Bucket of Bolts

    Episode 0187 - A Bucket of Bolts
    Every shop has to have a bucket of random bolts, right?  Well let's see what exactly is in that bucket of bolts and what else you may want.. you know like yellow or blue bolts.
     
    Show Notes:
    Bolt Types:
    https://www.machinedesign.com/mechanical-motion-systems/media-gallery/21831069/a-gallery-of-12-common-bolt-types
     
    Grades:
    https://www.gtsparkplugs.com/images/bolt-grade-markings-840x.jpg
    https://d2t1xqejof9utc.cloudfront.net/screenshots/pics/7beb7031d3334e6caf3959b317a89c4f/large.JPG
     
    Metric Grades:
    https://www.mazdabg.com/ftp-uploads/Mazda/--Repair%20Instructions--/1999-2003%20Mazda%20626%20Miata%20Milenia%20MX-6%20Protege/9347MAZ01_Metric_Bolts.htm



    What to know about bolt grades:
    https://norwoodscrewmachine.com/blog/bolt-grades-know/
     
    Colored Bolts:
    https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https%3A%2F%2Fi0.wp.com%2Fae01.alicdn.com%2Fkf%2FHTB1IfQfj6uhSKJjSspdq6A11XXaQ%2F10pcs-M3-Aluminum-Alloy-Button-Screws-M3-5-6-8-10-12-14-16mm-Aluminum-Hex.jpg%3Fcrop%3D6%2C3%2C943%2C603%26quality%3D3711&imgrefurl=https%3A%2F%2Fsites.google.com%2Fa%2Fi.alladapter.pw%2Fa682%2FHomeImprovement%2Fanodized-colored-bolt&tbnid=pqD-y94x54xg1M&vet=10CHEQMyiUAWoXChMIyO-j-rCZ6gIVAAAAAB0AAAAAEAU..i&docid=kshZQlmUz7FcrM&w=705&h=727&q=colored%20bolts&client=firefox-b-1-d&ved=0CHEQMyiUAWoXChMIyO-j-rCZ6gIVAAAAAB0AAAAAEAU
     
    Square nuts:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Square_nut
     
    Bolt Strength:
    https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3AANd9GcT3ycQQ-3OLmdvvRMIrHx1iUAQyHhY9f9GRtg&usqp=CAU
     
    Bolt materials guide:
    https://www.albanycountyfasteners.com/Fastener-Grades-Strength-and-Materials-s/1129.htm
     
    Fire SUV bit link:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSiwoKCiy-s
     
    Counterfeit bolts:
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/local/1987/01/23/counterfeit-bolts-evade-detection/7cd3945d-d7f2-474b-befb-64455cba14d6/
     
    Episode 186 - Air Filters and Announcements (Train missing his decisions)
    https://bsquadhotrod.libsyn.com/0186-air-filters-and-announcements
     
     
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    0186 - Air Filters and Announcements

    0186 - Air Filters and Announcements

    Episode 0186 - Air Filters and Announcements
    Talk on air filters...okay mildly hitting the tip of the iceberg on air filters and some big announcements, all brought to you via e-mail. (I promise, we'll do better on air filters at some point)
     
    Show Notes:
    Types of air filters:
    K&N Air Filters
    https://www.knfilters.com/
    Green Air Filters
    https://greenfilter.com/
    Engine Masters Air Stack Episode:
    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x693421
    B is for build video:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9EugvXW09E
    Eleanor Mustang
    https://law.justia.com/cases/california/court-of-appeal/2018/b275429.html
     
     
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    • 53 min
    0185 - Hobbies for Hot Rod Details

    0185 - Hobbies for Hot Rod Details

    Episode 0185 - Hobbies for Hot Rod Details
    Detailing and hobbies that aid in hot rodding are the name of the game this episode. However, woodchuck leaves for a one episode and these boys start talking about landscaping and pergolas on a rampant orange cone reroute.
     
    Show Notes:
    Pergola
    https://pergoladepot.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Multi-Use-Patio-Pergola.jpg
    Pinstriping tape example
    https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0274/7088/9039/products/Double_Pinstripes_47_-01_530x@2x.png?v=1574712938
    Pinstriping brushes
    https://letterheadsignsupply.com/image/catalog/brushes/mack_brush/Series-70-brushes.jpg
    Fine woodworking
    Chisel
    https://ae01.alicdn.com/kf/HTB1of1BXkfb_uJkSmLyq6AxoXXa9.jpg?size=266381&height=1000&width=1000&hash=46169189c1254d0c888f7d8ebac5f4df
    Example
    https://i.ytimg.com/vi/nmNWLIE5Fp0/hqdefault.jpg
    Leather working
    Barracuda sewing machine
    https://reliablecorporation.com/products/barracuda-200zw-portable-walking-foot-zig-zag-sewing-machine
    upholstering video
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2xxMFBgID0
    Eugene textile center
    https://www.eugenetextilecenter.com/
    Weaving patterns
    https://fibersanddesign.com/weavingpatterntutorial/
    Loom
    https://i.etsystatic.com/11206801/r/il/5850e8/1122207275/il_794xN.1122207275_8xq3.jpg
    Welder types
    https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/different-types-of-welding-and-what-they-are-used-for/
    Sand Casting
    https://www.custompartnet.com/wu/SandCasting
     
     
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    • 44 min
    0184 - Train Making Dents

    0184 - Train Making Dents

    Episode 0184 - Train Making Dents
    We talk B Squad moves that result in a dent, but not the kind you're thinking of.  We also cover the recall on jack stands.  Enjoy!
     
    Show Notes:
    Stopping a car with brake problems
    http://bahe-transport.com/2016/05/16/what-to-do-when-your-car-blows-a-brake-line/
    How to tell if the brakes
    https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/symptoms-of-a-bad-or-failing-brake-line
    Replacing Brake lines:
    https://shop.advanceautoparts.com/r/car-projects/how-to-replace-brake-lines-and-save-money
    Harbor Freight jack stand recall
    https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/harbor-freight-recalls-jack-stands-fail-load-70931886#:~:text=The%20National%20Highway%20Traffic%20Safety,using%20the%20three%2Dton%20stands
    Video and recall
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gn7FPbT2fxQ
     
     
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    • 39 min
    0183 - Cams and Shenanigans

    0183 - Cams and Shenanigans

    Episode 0183 - Cams and Shenanigans
    All of B-Squad joins in on a good talk of cams for Trains' truck and the shenanigans abound.
     
    Show Notes:
    Camshaft Youtube Video
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPAeepqrY-0&t=2093s
     
    Myvintageiron7512 facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/pg/Myvintageiron7512-1400509600164645/posts/?ref=page_internal
     
    Head Flow charts  examples
    http://www.hughesengines.com/TechArticles/1headflowchartscomparisons.php
    https://www.hotrod.com/articles/mopp-1205-big-block-cylinder-head-testing-flow-charts/



    Camshaft companies:
    Crane
    Crower
    Comp Cam
    Lunati
    Howard
    Edelbrock
    Summit Racing
     
     
    Vortec heads and 400 hp
    https://www.hotrod.com/articles/build-400hp-vortec-350/
    https://www.hotrod.com/articles/0611em-vortec-small-block/
     
    1000 hp 4 cylinder 
    http://www.superstreetonline.com/how-to/engine/1809-inside-papadakis-racings-1000hp-4-cylinder-drift-engine/
     
     
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    • 58 min

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