Join the “Motormouths” Ray Guarino and Chris Switzer for features, information, guest interviews, tech tips, and your call-in questions on all topics relating to automobiles.
Online car ads, Alice's Restaurant & the Turkey Rod Run
Still suffering from a Turkey infused haze, Chris tell stories about how car pictures found on eBay can be utterly confusing to follow, and Ray relays his yearly tradition of working at the shop on Thanksgiving while listening to Alice's Restaurant. Tracking down water leaks in car windows and funny speaker noises are covered, as well as the Turkey Rod Run in Florida & engine sensor changes.
Auto parts, small parts storage & the razor blade drawer
Last minute guest Pirate Paul drops in on the MotorMouth's to talk shop. Since he and Chris share the love of working on old Chryslers, the topic of what it takes in time, labor and cost to restore these cars comes up. Auto parts prices in general are discussed, which leads the boys to share their small parts storage strategies. The mystery behind a drawer of razor blades with an interesting graphic is confirmed by a caller, and another caller calls to report some shoddy shop practices during a recent service.
Model cars, Barris Bugazzi & the Pacers race team
The boys talk about a recent model car show and the skills needed to compete with the masters of today, as compared to their meager offerings. Ray reports having a "ghost in the machine" with his GTO power trunk opener, and Chris talks up the benefits of changing ignition coils as a maintenance procedure. Ray works on a Barris Bugazzi, and a caller updates us on his 67 Camaro 4 speed trans issues. The Corvette Society meeting and the Pacers race team are upcoming show guests.
Orient Express Motorcycle Racing returns!
Our long-time caller, listener and friend, Christian Price visits the studio to share the good news about the return of Orient Express Motorcycles right here on Long Island. Partnered with K-Tech suspension they're working with racers and technicians alike with trackside help and classroom seminars to teach others how to work with the latest in race suspension. Callers share some surprise stories and Christian surprises Ray with a very special Orient Express gift.
Carl Anthony from Automoblog.net & the great American road trip
Chris questions the sanity of the recent road trip to Indiana Ray took to pick up a project car with a couple of friends. The choice to buy a car that's out of state vs shopping locally gets thrown around until a caller brings up the topic of EFI vs carburetion, followed by talk about the current GM strikes & EV possibilities.
Car transporting, aftermarket suspension, & carbs vs EFI
On this show the boys ponder if the price of classic cars isdropping, and how to best transport the one you do buy. A callers question about the ball joint fitment on his QA1 control arms, ignition coil replacement intervals, Chris' flaky voltage regulator, and carbs vs EFI are all covered.