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Meghann and Jim Hodgson encourage you drive crappy cars, enjoy motorsports without paying a lot, and get out in your garage and wrench.

Latest Episodes

75 - The Cannondouche Run

Tonight’s main topic: The Cannondouche Run! The best way to stroke your titanic ego by rubbing money on it while endangering the lives of schoolchildren. Thank you as always for joining us! https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/26/lincoln-electric-suv-on-rivian-platform/ https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/19/20873947/amazon-electric-delivery-van-rivian-jeff-bezos-order https://www.consumerreports.org/used-cars/best-used-cars-for-under-20000-dollars/ https://www.motortrend.com/price/15-20k/ https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-45-000-loan-for-a-27-000-ride-more-borrowers-are-going-underwater-on-car-loans-11573295400 https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-seven-year-auto-loan-americas-middle-class-cant-afford-their-cars-11569941215

41 min2019 DEC 12
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75 - The Cannondouche Run

74 - Left Lane Squatters

How can we get American highway drivers out of the passing lane? We share a few ideas. If you have any thoughts on how to do it, let us know! If you dig these shenanigans, be a supporter! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded GM, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler back Trump on California emissions challenge - https://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-emissions-california/gm-toyota-fiat-chrysler-back-trump-on-california-emissions-challenge-idUSKBN1X728Y German Gearhead Not an Autobahn Fan - https://oppositelock.kinja.com/freie-fahrt-fur-freie-burger-1557730793 German Parliament Rejects Autobahn Speed Limits - https://www.autoblog.com/2019/10/18/german-autobahn-speed-limit-rejected/ How Verstappen Earned a Grid Penalty - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmWGNhG0GNw

39 min2019 OCT 31
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74 - Left Lane Squatters

We Mock the Press Release - 2020 Nissan Titan XD

This is something new we're trying out: taking an automotive industry press release and wading through the marketing speak to see if there's any fun to be had. Let us know what you think! If you like these shenanigans, be a supporter! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded Press Release: https://usa.nissannews.com/en-US/releases/release-7dd65c9777bc814a03806c4f63028fc9-new-2020-nissan-titan-debuts-at-state-fair-of-texas#

31 min2019 OCT 23
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We Mock the Press Release - 2020 Nissan Titan XD

73 - Jim Designs a Motorsport

Jim lays out his plans for a new motorsport and Meghann reacts. What are your thoughts? Can it work? If you like these shenanigans, be a supporter! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded We also get into some news, some racing wrapups, and lots of other foolishness. Join us! America is exercising more, but that’s not slowing down the rising obesity rate (CDC PDF) https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/EarlyRelease201803.pdf Jalopnik says people like Crossovers because they’re easier to get in and out of: https://jalopnik.com/the-real-reason-all-these-crossovers-are-selling-like-c-1829595250

43 min2019 OCT 17
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73 - Jim Designs a Motorsport

72 - A Tribute to Car Talk: All Hail Click and Clack

In this episode, we pay tribute to the titans of Car Talk: the Magliozzi brothers aka Click and Clack. We are devastated by the passing of Tom Magliozzi. His legacy lives on in our joy of cars and yours as well. We also get into Leclerc & Vettel, Bugatti vs. Koenigsegg, and lots more. Be a Crossthreaded supporter: http://patreon.com/crossthreaded Join us in the CAR BARN: https://discord.gg/b3v48Ah Tom Magliozzi, Popular Co-Host Of NPR's 'Car Talk,' Dies At 77: https://www.npr.org/2014/11/03/357428287/tom-magliozzi-popular-co-host-of-nprs-car-talk-dies-at-77 Vettel vs Leclerc: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ro6a2SkDMM Vettel screws Webber over in the Multi 21 debacle of 2013: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jU_G4fEpaCQ Jeremy “Dipshit” Clarkson’s Sun Column: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/10022396/greta-thunberg-meltdown-wont-help-world/ Jalopnik article on the Nissan IMK: https://jalopnik.com/nissans-imk-ev-concept-is-one-of-the-best-pocket-sized-1838659440

42 min2019 OCT 3
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72 - A Tribute to Car Talk: All Hail Click and Clack

#71 - Uber and Lyft shadiness plus Urban Planning with ThreadATL.org's Matthew Garbett

Thanks to our guest this week, Matthew Garbett of http://ThreadATL.org who chats with us about urban planning! We also get into Uber and Lyft's shady practices. If you like these shenanigans, join us as a patron at http://patreon.com/crossthreaded Uber and Lyft taking more money from drivers than they say they are: https://jalopnik.com/uber-and-lyft-take-a-lot-more-from-drivers-than-they-sa-1837450373 https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-two-friends-who-changed-how-we-think-about-how-we-think https://www.strongtowns.org/ http://threadatl.org

72 min2019 SEP 19
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#71 - Uber and Lyft shadiness plus Urban Planning with ThreadATL.org's Matthew Garbett

70 - We Should Be Honest with New Car People

In this episode, we respond to our Patron's request for a video podcast component with Crossthreaded results. We chat about Bugatti, Toyota, the Jesko, and being honest with new car people. Join us! Like these shenaniganicals? Be a patron! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded Toyota and Porsche MR2? https://www.autoindustriya.com/auto-industry-news/toyota-supra-chief-engineer-wants-to-work-with-porsche-to-revive-mr2.html Bugatti hit 304 MPH: https://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/a28887863/bugatti-breaks-300-mph/ Jalopnik’s how to article on changing brakes:https://jalopnik.com/heres-how-to-change-your-cars-brakes-all-by-yourself-1654936990

41 min2019 SEP 5
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70 - We Should Be Honest with New Car People

69 - Spa and Nurburgring Recap!

In this episode, Jim recounts his trip to drive Spa and the Nürburgring. If you're wondering what that trip is like, listen here. If you like these shenanigans, be a patron at http://patreon.com/crossthreaded If you want to do a trip like we did, possibly even with us, find out more at http://jzillatrackdays.com Or if you want to roll your own trip, go direct with http://rsrspa.com or http://rsrnurburg.com Thanks for listening!

69 min2019 AUG 23
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69 - Spa and Nurburgring Recap!

68 - Aero Chat with Mike from Professional Awesome

Our guest Mike is one of those guys who has a huge amount of knowledge and wants to share it with you. He was a fantastic interview. Like these shenanigans? Be a supporter! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded Here's the Professional Awesome main site: https://professionalawesome.com/ Definitely check out the Professional Awesome blog post on DIY Downforce: https://professionalawesome.com/diy-downforce/ And they have some kickass videos too: https://www.youtube.com/user/ProAwesomeRace Thanks for chatting with us, Mike!

61 min2019 JUL 18
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68 - Aero Chat with Mike from Professional Awesome

67 - Mazda wins, F1 fails to bore, and Automotive Horoscopes

Our long fanhood of Mazda's IMSA efforts has finally paid off in a 1-2 win for them. Guess who we will get to interview on our podcast! No one, because they won't return our emails. STILL, we're pleased they won. Thank you so much for listening and happy 4th! Holy crap Mazda won an IMSA race! - https://racer.com/2019/06/30/mazda-1-2-in-glen-6-hour-for-stunning-first-imsa-dpi-win/

25 min2019 JUL 4
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67 - Mazda wins, F1 fails to bore, and Automotive Horoscopes

Latest Episodes

75 - The Cannondouche Run

Tonight’s main topic: The Cannondouche Run! The best way to stroke your titanic ego by rubbing money on it while endangering the lives of schoolchildren. Thank you as always for joining us! https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/26/lincoln-electric-suv-on-rivian-platform/ https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/19/20873947/amazon-electric-delivery-van-rivian-jeff-bezos-order https://www.consumerreports.org/used-cars/best-used-cars-for-under-20000-dollars/ https://www.motortrend.com/price/15-20k/ https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-45-000-loan-for-a-27-000-ride-more-borrowers-are-going-underwater-on-car-loans-11573295400 https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-seven-year-auto-loan-americas-middle-class-cant-afford-their-cars-11569941215

41 min2019 DEC 12
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75 - The Cannondouche Run

74 - Left Lane Squatters

How can we get American highway drivers out of the passing lane? We share a few ideas. If you have any thoughts on how to do it, let us know! If you dig these shenanigans, be a supporter! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded GM, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler back Trump on California emissions challenge - https://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-emissions-california/gm-toyota-fiat-chrysler-back-trump-on-california-emissions-challenge-idUSKBN1X728Y German Gearhead Not an Autobahn Fan - https://oppositelock.kinja.com/freie-fahrt-fur-freie-burger-1557730793 German Parliament Rejects Autobahn Speed Limits - https://www.autoblog.com/2019/10/18/german-autobahn-speed-limit-rejected/ How Verstappen Earned a Grid Penalty - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmWGNhG0GNw

39 min2019 OCT 31
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74 - Left Lane Squatters

We Mock the Press Release - 2020 Nissan Titan XD

This is something new we're trying out: taking an automotive industry press release and wading through the marketing speak to see if there's any fun to be had. Let us know what you think! If you like these shenanigans, be a supporter! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded Press Release: https://usa.nissannews.com/en-US/releases/release-7dd65c9777bc814a03806c4f63028fc9-new-2020-nissan-titan-debuts-at-state-fair-of-texas#

31 min2019 OCT 23
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We Mock the Press Release - 2020 Nissan Titan XD

73 - Jim Designs a Motorsport

Jim lays out his plans for a new motorsport and Meghann reacts. What are your thoughts? Can it work? If you like these shenanigans, be a supporter! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded We also get into some news, some racing wrapups, and lots of other foolishness. Join us! America is exercising more, but that’s not slowing down the rising obesity rate (CDC PDF) https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/EarlyRelease201803.pdf Jalopnik says people like Crossovers because they’re easier to get in and out of: https://jalopnik.com/the-real-reason-all-these-crossovers-are-selling-like-c-1829595250

43 min2019 OCT 17
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73 - Jim Designs a Motorsport

72 - A Tribute to Car Talk: All Hail Click and Clack

In this episode, we pay tribute to the titans of Car Talk: the Magliozzi brothers aka Click and Clack. We are devastated by the passing of Tom Magliozzi. His legacy lives on in our joy of cars and yours as well. We also get into Leclerc & Vettel, Bugatti vs. Koenigsegg, and lots more. Be a Crossthreaded supporter: http://patreon.com/crossthreaded Join us in the CAR BARN: https://discord.gg/b3v48Ah Tom Magliozzi, Popular Co-Host Of NPR's 'Car Talk,' Dies At 77: https://www.npr.org/2014/11/03/357428287/tom-magliozzi-popular-co-host-of-nprs-car-talk-dies-at-77 Vettel vs Leclerc: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ro6a2SkDMM Vettel screws Webber over in the Multi 21 debacle of 2013: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jU_G4fEpaCQ Jeremy “Dipshit” Clarkson’s Sun Column: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/10022396/greta-thunberg-meltdown-wont-help-world/ Jalopnik article on the Nissan IMK: https://jalopnik.com/nissans-imk-ev-concept-is-one-of-the-best-pocket-sized-1838659440

42 min2019 OCT 3
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72 - A Tribute to Car Talk: All Hail Click and Clack

#71 - Uber and Lyft shadiness plus Urban Planning with ThreadATL.org's Matthew Garbett

Thanks to our guest this week, Matthew Garbett of http://ThreadATL.org who chats with us about urban planning! We also get into Uber and Lyft's shady practices. If you like these shenanigans, join us as a patron at http://patreon.com/crossthreaded Uber and Lyft taking more money from drivers than they say they are: https://jalopnik.com/uber-and-lyft-take-a-lot-more-from-drivers-than-they-sa-1837450373 https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-two-friends-who-changed-how-we-think-about-how-we-think https://www.strongtowns.org/ http://threadatl.org

72 min2019 SEP 19
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#71 - Uber and Lyft shadiness plus Urban Planning with ThreadATL.org's Matthew Garbett

70 - We Should Be Honest with New Car People

In this episode, we respond to our Patron's request for a video podcast component with Crossthreaded results. We chat about Bugatti, Toyota, the Jesko, and being honest with new car people. Join us! Like these shenaniganicals? Be a patron! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded Toyota and Porsche MR2? https://www.autoindustriya.com/auto-industry-news/toyota-supra-chief-engineer-wants-to-work-with-porsche-to-revive-mr2.html Bugatti hit 304 MPH: https://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/a28887863/bugatti-breaks-300-mph/ Jalopnik’s how to article on changing brakes:https://jalopnik.com/heres-how-to-change-your-cars-brakes-all-by-yourself-1654936990

41 min2019 SEP 5
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70 - We Should Be Honest with New Car People

69 - Spa and Nurburgring Recap!

In this episode, Jim recounts his trip to drive Spa and the Nürburgring. If you're wondering what that trip is like, listen here. If you like these shenanigans, be a patron at http://patreon.com/crossthreaded If you want to do a trip like we did, possibly even with us, find out more at http://jzillatrackdays.com Or if you want to roll your own trip, go direct with http://rsrspa.com or http://rsrnurburg.com Thanks for listening!

69 min2019 AUG 23
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69 - Spa and Nurburgring Recap!

68 - Aero Chat with Mike from Professional Awesome

Our guest Mike is one of those guys who has a huge amount of knowledge and wants to share it with you. He was a fantastic interview. Like these shenanigans? Be a supporter! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded Here's the Professional Awesome main site: https://professionalawesome.com/ Definitely check out the Professional Awesome blog post on DIY Downforce: https://professionalawesome.com/diy-downforce/ And they have some kickass videos too: https://www.youtube.com/user/ProAwesomeRace Thanks for chatting with us, Mike!

61 min2019 JUL 18
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68 - Aero Chat with Mike from Professional Awesome

67 - Mazda wins, F1 fails to bore, and Automotive Horoscopes

Our long fanhood of Mazda's IMSA efforts has finally paid off in a 1-2 win for them. Guess who we will get to interview on our podcast! No one, because they won't return our emails. STILL, we're pleased they won. Thank you so much for listening and happy 4th! Holy crap Mazda won an IMSA race! - https://racer.com/2019/06/30/mazda-1-2-in-glen-6-hour-for-stunning-first-imsa-dpi-win/

25 min2019 JUL 4
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67 - Mazda wins, F1 fails to bore, and Automotive Horoscopes
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