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The Thing About Cars

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The Thing About Cars
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We're just people who really geek out on cars. We like to drive cars, fix them, and admire them. We're here to have as much fun as we legally can with other car enthusiasts. Come along for the ride.

Latest Episodes

Italian Car Day 2019

Italian Car Day seems to have a dedicated following of fans. And for good reason--there's a certain romantic, maybe voluptuous beauty to all things Italian. Have a listen as we get to appreciate these works of art with their drivers. We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. Support The Thing About Cars by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/the-thing-about-cars This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

44 MINAUG 5
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Italian Car Day 2019

Red Light Creepers

A nun, a milkman, a blind man, and a teacher walk into a trivia question… Why hasn't anyone ever asked the curbs if they want to be felt-up? Also, problems with cars being possessed. Mickey wants to talk about a recent JD Power article. And more on Mopar interior panel clips. We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. Support The Thing About Cars by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/the-thing-about-cars This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

23 MINAUG 12
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Red Light Creepers

Hair Pulling

Ben gives us a Project Lotus update; Mickey considers LS swapping a Model T; and Beka has an idea for how to start a new car company. While Ronny uses "the googles," Mickey offers to help Ben with the Lotus, and promises not to break anything. Also, Ben asks, "what installation sheet?" The crew talk about the new Lotus, and discuss certain accessories that they don't like. And trivia gets a new name! We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

26 MINAUG 19
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Hair Pulling

Nice And Sticky

Do you know what that long string of letters and numbers on your tires means? If you do, you just might get today's trivia question. Mickey's friend says tachometers are stupid. Is he right or is he wrong? Ben has been as giddy as a school girl to talk about the new Corvette. Also, the group discusses other gauges. And we have a new idea: TTAC should design its own sports car. We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

22 MINAUG 27
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Nice And Sticky

Quick Wit Is Your Best Weapon

The gang welcomes guests Kynder & John. Kynder discusses her involvement with Autocross, plans to get into stunt driving/coordinating, and challenges with being a rare woman in the field. Also, Ben brings up an interesting book about traffic and drivers that he recently read, and Mickey has another "Grand Trivia Auto" question for everyone! And...listen to the complete episode for info about how you can win a SPECIAL GIVEAWAY of a Seal Skin car cover!! We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

23 MINSEP 9
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Quick Wit Is Your Best Weapon

Johnny Was A Racecar Driver

Have you ever wanted to break away from the boring 9 to 5? Our guests today talk about how they got into racing, and how their parents don't agree. Both elaborate on their professions & interests involving driving and film production, and a discussion ensues about finding daily work that one always enjoys. Mickey confesses that he wanted to stop working for the weekend, too. Also some discussion about interesting motorcycle gear. Mickey and Ben's friend has a grounding problem. Try to answer this episode's "Grand Trivia Auto" question, and listen for Mickey's details about how you can win a SPECIAL GIVEAWAY of a Seal Skin car cover!! We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

29 MINSEP 17
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Johnny Was A Racecar Driver

Guess What?

A myriad of topics are exchanged between our hot-rod heroes in this episode, such as a rumored possible merger between two of the best-known car manufacturers, and whether Camaros & Beetles are going away. A question: What word gives Beka hives? Also the gang pays tribute to racing great Niki Lauda, discusses an electric car maker coming to Spokane, WA, and finds out what's in Ronny's garage. There will be another Grand Trivia Auto question to ponder, and if you listen to the entire podcast, Mickey will tell you how you can win a SPECIAL GIVEAWAY of a Seal Skin car cover! We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

28 MIN3 w ago
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Guess What?

The Thing About Motorcycles, Part 1

We are excited to present a short series, The Thing About Motorcycles, featuring two guests who, like our own Ben, are fellow motorcycle enthusiasts! As we bring the worlds of motorcycles and cars together, the group shares some of their motorcycle experiences, how they initially got into motorcycles, and insights on training, safety, equipment preferences, and what they most want cars sharing the roads with them to know. You can also look forward to a trivia question! We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

22 MIN2 w ago
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The Thing About Motorcycles, Part 1

The Thing About Motorcycles, Part 2

Ben & Mickey, along with our two motorcycle enthusiast guests, tackle a number of motorcycle-related topics! A listener asks whether Harley-Davidson & other motorcycle brands are aging out, and what can companies do to appeal to younger generations coming along? Also, are there prejudices between different types of powersports aficionados? Mickey learns that Gold Wing is still a thing, and another submitted question gets the gang discussing the pros and cons of electric motorcycles. Plus, test your trivia with a 2-part trivia question! We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

26 MIN1 w ago
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The Thing About Motorcycles, Part 2

The Thing About Motorcycles, Part 3

The final episode in this special series, our motorcycle-loving guests, along with Ben and Mickey, continue having a great discussion related to motorcycle riding. Learn more about the safety courses that are available. Plus the gang compares creature comforts, reliability, and safety between older and newer model bikes. Hear how different riders respond to these questions: What creature comforts enhance a rider's comfort, and what makes riding fun for you? Find out more about the motorcycle community, and where some breathtaking riding roads are located! Plus, see if you can answer this episode's trivia question! We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

24 MIN5 d ago
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The Thing About Motorcycles, Part 3
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Latest Episodes

Italian Car Day 2019

Italian Car Day seems to have a dedicated following of fans. And for good reason--there's a certain romantic, maybe voluptuous beauty to all things Italian. Have a listen as we get to appreciate these works of art with their drivers. We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. Support The Thing About Cars by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/the-thing-about-cars This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

44 MINAUG 5
Comments
Italian Car Day 2019

Red Light Creepers

A nun, a milkman, a blind man, and a teacher walk into a trivia question… Why hasn't anyone ever asked the curbs if they want to be felt-up? Also, problems with cars being possessed. Mickey wants to talk about a recent JD Power article. And more on Mopar interior panel clips. We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. Support The Thing About Cars by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/the-thing-about-cars This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

23 MINAUG 12
Comments
Red Light Creepers

Hair Pulling

Ben gives us a Project Lotus update; Mickey considers LS swapping a Model T; and Beka has an idea for how to start a new car company. While Ronny uses "the googles," Mickey offers to help Ben with the Lotus, and promises not to break anything. Also, Ben asks, "what installation sheet?" The crew talk about the new Lotus, and discuss certain accessories that they don't like. And trivia gets a new name! We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

26 MINAUG 19
Comments
Hair Pulling

Nice And Sticky

Do you know what that long string of letters and numbers on your tires means? If you do, you just might get today's trivia question. Mickey's friend says tachometers are stupid. Is he right or is he wrong? Ben has been as giddy as a school girl to talk about the new Corvette. Also, the group discusses other gauges. And we have a new idea: TTAC should design its own sports car. We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

22 MINAUG 27
Comments
Nice And Sticky

Quick Wit Is Your Best Weapon

The gang welcomes guests Kynder & John. Kynder discusses her involvement with Autocross, plans to get into stunt driving/coordinating, and challenges with being a rare woman in the field. Also, Ben brings up an interesting book about traffic and drivers that he recently read, and Mickey has another "Grand Trivia Auto" question for everyone! And...listen to the complete episode for info about how you can win a SPECIAL GIVEAWAY of a Seal Skin car cover!! We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

23 MINSEP 9
Comments
Quick Wit Is Your Best Weapon

Johnny Was A Racecar Driver

Have you ever wanted to break away from the boring 9 to 5? Our guests today talk about how they got into racing, and how their parents don't agree. Both elaborate on their professions & interests involving driving and film production, and a discussion ensues about finding daily work that one always enjoys. Mickey confesses that he wanted to stop working for the weekend, too. Also some discussion about interesting motorcycle gear. Mickey and Ben's friend has a grounding problem. Try to answer this episode's "Grand Trivia Auto" question, and listen for Mickey's details about how you can win a SPECIAL GIVEAWAY of a Seal Skin car cover!! We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

29 MINSEP 17
Comments
Johnny Was A Racecar Driver

Guess What?

A myriad of topics are exchanged between our hot-rod heroes in this episode, such as a rumored possible merger between two of the best-known car manufacturers, and whether Camaros & Beetles are going away. A question: What word gives Beka hives? Also the gang pays tribute to racing great Niki Lauda, discusses an electric car maker coming to Spokane, WA, and finds out what's in Ronny's garage. There will be another Grand Trivia Auto question to ponder, and if you listen to the entire podcast, Mickey will tell you how you can win a SPECIAL GIVEAWAY of a Seal Skin car cover! We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

28 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Guess What?

The Thing About Motorcycles, Part 1

We are excited to present a short series, The Thing About Motorcycles, featuring two guests who, like our own Ben, are fellow motorcycle enthusiasts! As we bring the worlds of motorcycles and cars together, the group shares some of their motorcycle experiences, how they initially got into motorcycles, and insights on training, safety, equipment preferences, and what they most want cars sharing the roads with them to know. You can also look forward to a trivia question! We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

22 MIN2 w ago
Comments
The Thing About Motorcycles, Part 1

The Thing About Motorcycles, Part 2

Ben & Mickey, along with our two motorcycle enthusiast guests, tackle a number of motorcycle-related topics! A listener asks whether Harley-Davidson & other motorcycle brands are aging out, and what can companies do to appeal to younger generations coming along? Also, are there prejudices between different types of powersports aficionados? Mickey learns that Gold Wing is still a thing, and another submitted question gets the gang discussing the pros and cons of electric motorcycles. Plus, test your trivia with a 2-part trivia question! We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

26 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The Thing About Motorcycles, Part 2

The Thing About Motorcycles, Part 3

The final episode in this special series, our motorcycle-loving guests, along with Ben and Mickey, continue having a great discussion related to motorcycle riding. Learn more about the safety courses that are available. Plus the gang compares creature comforts, reliability, and safety between older and newer model bikes. Hear how different riders respond to these questions: What creature comforts enhance a rider's comfort, and what makes riding fun for you? Find out more about the motorcycle community, and where some breathtaking riding roads are located! Plus, see if you can answer this episode's trivia question! We welcome your support via Patreon and your questions and feedback via our website. TTAC records at Strongbox West, in Atlanta. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

24 MIN5 d ago
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The Thing About Motorcycles, Part 3
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