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Jeff Glucker (Hooniverse Co-Founder & Executive Editor) is joined by Chris Hayes (CEO ShoutEngine & Producer The Smoking Tire) to chat about cars. Well, that's the idea because it usually devolves into a discussion about life, the universe, and everything... especially beer.Hooniverse \ who-kni-vur-s \ noun;A combination of the words “Hoon” and “Universe”The universe of all things hoon.Your favorite website devoted to a love of all things with wheels and an engine.Hooniverse.comis the place where true automotive enthusiasts spend their time on the Internet.The Hooniverse Podcast is where some of the written voices behind the pages and posts turn into ones that you can actually digest through your ears on an episodic basis.

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Jeff Glucker (Hooniverse Co-Founder & Executive Editor) is joined by Chris Hayes (CEO ShoutEngine & Producer The Smoking Tire) to chat about cars. Well, that's the idea because it usually devolves into a discussion about life, the universe, and everything... especially beer.Hooniverse \ who-kni-vur-s \ noun;A combination of the words “Hoon” and “Universe”The universe of all things hoon.Your favorite website devoted to a love of all things with wheels and an engine.Hooniverse.comis the place where true automotive enthusiasts spend their time on the Internet.The Hooniverse Podcast is where some of the written voices behind the pages and posts turn into ones that you can actually digest through your ears on an episodic basis.

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Doubling up, thanks!

By Mick Jelle - Nov 17 2017
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Oh man, 2 podcasts this week! Making my Friday much better!

Solid

By existenzkampf - May 10 2017
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I do like this team, but can't go all the way with rating. PLEASE change the music intro.

iTunes Ratings

173 Ratings
Average Ratings
146
13
6
3
5

Doubling up, thanks!

By Mick Jelle - Nov 17 2017
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Oh man, 2 podcasts this week! Making my Friday much better!

Solid

By existenzkampf - May 10 2017
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I do like this team, but can't go all the way with rating. PLEASE change the music intro.
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Hooniverse

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Jeff Glucker (Hooniverse Co-Founder & Executive Editor) is joined by Chris Hayes (CEO ShoutEngine & Producer The Smoking Tire) to chat about cars. Well, that's the idea because it usually devolves into a discussion about life, the universe, and everything... especially beer.Hooniverse \ who-kni-vur-s \ noun;A combination of the words “Hoon” and “Universe”The universe of all things hoon.Your favorite website devoted to a love of all things with wheels and an engine.Hooniverse.comis the place where true automotive enthusiasts spend their time on the Internet.The Hooniverse Podcast is where some of the written voices behind the pages and posts turn into ones that you can actually digest through your ears on an episodic basis.

Rank #1: Smooth Jazz

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This week Jeff leaves Blake and I to our own devices and that of course means things goes awry.  We spend a little time talking about the Dinan BMW 1M, Mazda's new vision for the Miata, Blake is driving the Dragon Jeep, the death of the Mitsubishi Evolution and we get nostalgic via a few tangents.

Apr 02 2014

57mins

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Rank #2: On the Future of Cars and Real Records with Alex Roy

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Alex Roy joins us in the podcast studio, which is filled with the whole gang this week. Our chatter ranges from the future of cars in general, some insight into the world of Morgans, and a bit of talk about cross-country records. This involves the real ones, and maybe ones that aren't quite as real. Alex is one of our favorite guests, so sit back and enjoy this one folks - it's a longer one, and it's a good one.

Jul 01 2015

1hr 22mins

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Rank #3: 42 Chargers! w/ Ken Anderson and Carlos Lago

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Once again Los Angeles traffic has split Jeff and I from our hosting duties, however all is not lost. Ken Anderson head of Mountune here in the states and Carlos Lago join me for an extended chat.  Ken shares pretty much everything he can about the development work they're doing on the Focus RS; making it even more impressive.  

Carlos joins in shortly after we start and the turbo Ford talk turns into an appreciation for all things small 4 cylinder and turbo.  In addition we spend a little time on the hypercars of 2015 we all adore but few will touch.

Jun 29 2016

1hr 32mins

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Rank #4: #FLOOF with guest Matt Farah

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We did his, now he does ours...

our podcast that is, and we're referring to guest Matt Farah of The Smoking Tire. He's been a busy man the last year or so, with his steady stream of One Take videos on his own channel or the great shows he's hosting for NBC Sports as part of The Drive.

Matt sits down to talk with us about all of that, and then some. Also we get in some questions as well. If you want to hear what's essentially the first half of this podcast, you should also tune in to our host Jeff Glucker sitting in as a guest on Matt's TST Podcast.

Jan 25 2017

1hr 29mins

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Rank #5: Ladyballs w/guests Aaron Gold & Miles Branman

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Jeff and Chris are joined in the studio by guests Aaron Gold (About.com) and Miles Branman (Digital Trends). The topics include some new car news:

  • Tesla Model 3
  • Mazda patents a rotary engine
  • Porsche makes a ...chair.
  • BMW offering an incredible two-day driving school.

After that, we get into how our guests got into the world of automotive journalism. Aaron got his start as an intern in the UK and Miles fell in with the Fast Lane Daily team. After that we meander through listener questions before a few updates on the truck and other things we've driven.

Apr 06 2016

1hr 10mins

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Rank #6: Casa de Klapman

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Jeff had to step out this week... something something I'm a father... something something daugter...  so I took the chance to meet up with Hooniverse regular Zack Klapman for a one-on-one catch up.  This week we cover the Long Beach Grand Prix, the recent passing of the "One Take" reigns to Zack and my deliberations on a new daily.

Apr 18 2018

1hr 14mins

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Rank #7: Two Wheels, BAD!

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Zack Klapman from /DRIVE and The Smoking Tire joins me for Episode 63 of the Hooniverse Podcast. We have no agenda this evening, but our conversations surround two main topics.

  1. Zach talks about his horrific motorcycle accident from back when he was in college.
  2. We discuss the application of the term "supercar" and if the term "hypercar" needs to exist.

Oh, and I digress to talk about an awesome snowboarding documentary called The Crash Reel. It's seriously good... just like this episode of the podcast.

Stop stalling and make the leap to listen to Episode 63.

Jun 11 2014

1hr 4mins

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Rank #8: Return of the Zack

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Zack Klapman is back in the podcast studio, and he joins us in a discussion on some fresh news items. We chat about the McLaren body armor built for a billionaire, Toyota's new GR sub-brand, and that rad Ford Lightning Tribute truck sold in Georgia.

After that it's time for your questions, and there's a lot of them so we never get to chatting about our own drives and recent vehicular experiences.

Sep 20 2017

1hr 13mins

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Rank #9: Coconut Oil

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This week the gang talks about the new Mercedes-Benz X-Class truck and a potential Hyundai mid-engined hot hatch. From there the discussion moves to the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack and then over to the McLaren 570S.

After that it's question time, with questions coming from Patreon, Twitter, and Facebook. Additionally, Chris squeezes in a review of the Waylens he's been playing with for the last few weeks.

Oct 26 2016

1hr 1min

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Rank #10: Oh Canada, you bring delicious beer

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Jeff and Zack are joined in the studio by guests Brendan McAleer and Ryan West. One is a tremendous writer from Canada who has been on the show before and the other is a first time guest that brings the heat by one-upping nearly all the beer bringers. Nearly.... Brendan and Jonny still win all.

The topic ranges from Brendan's ability to cover amazing cars new and old to Ryan's world with the Right Foot Down website and Untitled Car Show podcast.

Also... Jeff is thinking of selling the #HoonTruck!

Nov 16 2016

1hr 33mins

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Rank #11: The Future Of Hot Rodding

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Host Jeff Glucker and Producer Chris Hayes dive into some new car chatter. One of the main topics is the subject of the future of hot rodding, and how Jeff believes it will be about electric cars, coding, and drive-by-wire adjustments.

Additionally, there's news of a purchase for the Hooniverse family. A new project car is arriving, and you can learn more about it by listening in.

OPEN YOUR EARS AND LET US TAKE THEM!

Jan 21 2015

53mins

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Rank #12: Stay Regular

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Here are the notes I've been given for this episode of the Hooniverse Podcast. The guests this week are the fine folks behind Regular Car Reviews.

This is basically an insane persons brain... unraveling:

  • visiting LA
  • Pennsylvania references
  • rocko's modern life
  • business panties
  • scooters
  • catholic vs protestant church
  • embarassing neon
  • motorcycle repair
  • driving through nyc
  • tatra
  • honda fit
  • zuma 125
  • ruckus
  • motorcycles
  • dodge omni
  • dodge neon
  • toyota echo

?As weird as that list looks, it's actually quite clear that these guys should be running Hooniverse...

May 14 2014

1hr 5mins

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Rank #13: That's The Waze It Goes

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We're back in the studio! Jeff and Chris finally cleared their hectic schedules to sit down and stare at each other for an hour. Thankfully, guest Zack Klapman is there to break up the awkwardness and regale us with tales of his car buying adventure.

Feb 25 2016

1hr 17mins

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Rank #14: LS & LT Performance with Texas Speed and Performance from SEMA 2015

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In our penultimate SEMA 2015 episode Jason Conner (@TerminatorConn) and I sit down with Texas Speed and Performance.  In easily one of my favorite episodes from SEMA we cover Taxas Speed's mail order tuning business, the evolution of their small block business, the Gen 6 Camaro, the Texas Mile, the realities of internet racing versus reality and what it takes to manufacture their own cylinder heads and camshafts.

May 13 2016

56mins

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Rank #15: We've been doing this how long now?!

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This is Episode 200. It's a bit crazy to think we've been gathering to talk into microphones, laptops, handheld recorders, and other bits of tech for a number of years now. To celebrate Episode 200, we decided to record this one in person. A handful of folks gathered at Four Sons Brewery in Huntington Beach, CA and we chatting about our favorite subject.

Guests on this episode include Matt Farah from The Smoking Tire and Bradley Brownell from Hooniverse, Flat Six Society on The Drive, and a pair of podcasts on this network (Cammed & Tubbed and The DFL Show).

Listen in as we talk through another episode. This time with people staring back at us and drinking beer.

Apr 26 2017

1hr 9mins

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Rank #16: DRIVEing down the lane

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This week Jeff Glucker is joined by podcast producers Chris Hayes and Zack Klapman.

Zack just got back from Europe where he is now a field producer with the /DRIVE team. The big news, of course, being that /DRIVE will be appearing on NBC Sports. Klapman talks a bit about his journey across the pond.

Chris recently bought a scooter, and we dive into that a bit as well.

New car chatter involves the new Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, GM woes, and ... something that isn't a car at all, but a plane. There's a bit of info on the Civic and also the Wombat as well. Listen in and enjoy!

May 21 2014

1hr 2mins

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Rank #17: Go Team Discovery!

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JonathOn Klein and Colin Woodard join us in the Hooniverse podcast studio today. You all know Klein, and Mr. Woodard joins us as a guest from Motor Trend. We talk about some of the interesting machines they've driven lately. This includes a Dirt Sprint car that apparently wants to behave more like a rally car than a dirty drift machine.

After that it's time for questions, and we ponder far too long about the fate of the upcoming C8 Corvette.

Oct 18 2017

1hr 23mins

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Rank #18: Say hello to my 'lil fren!

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Chris is ready to sell his Ford Fiesta ST. Jeff is ready to sell his Mercedes-Benz 280. And he's just bought a 1991 Mitsubishi Montero to replace the old German sedan. Not a direct swap, but who cares! Welcome to the Hooniverse Podcast, Episode 281...

Feb 06 2019

56mins

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Rank #19: Too Many Podcasters (Musto, Farah, Kosilla) - SEMA 2017

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Nearing the end of SEMA 2017 we managed to wrangle a bunch of our friends onto the show for what is best described as Automotive Attention Deficit Disorder.  This episode we welcome Mike Musto and Colin Sebern (House of Muscle) Larry Kosila (AMMO Autocare & Drive + Protect) David Meyer of Turbonetics/Precision Turbo, Matt Farah (The Smoking Tire & /Drive on NBC) and of course the dulcet tones of Jeff Glucker and myself (Chris Hayes).

We should all thanks the jerks at Borla for purposely attempting to drown us out the entire week of recording with their egregious speaker setup by only buying products from our VERY GRACIOUS HOSTS MAGNAFLOW for setting up stage space for ShoutEngine podcasts.

Dec 20 2017

44mins

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Rank #20: Race Recap 2

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Duncan and Jeff are back for the second episode of the Race Recap. There was lots to cover as the prior weekend saw plenty of racing action. Formula 1 was in China and Rosberg continues to kick ass. Long Beach played host to IMSA, IndyCar, and the Pirelli World Challenge. Each race had its highlights and its lowlights, and the hosts dive into all of it on this fresh Race Recap

Apr 20 2016

47mins

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Is this the end?

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We've hit 300. This is a major milestone for this podcast, and it's the perfect number for us to take a pause. Our guest this week is Reel Big Fish bassist and car lover Derek Gibbs. We recorded this episode live at Four Sons Brewery in Huntington Beach, CA.

Aug 14 2019

45mins

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The ongoing adventure of used Audi RS4 ownership

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Josh Ostrander just bought a 2007 Audi RS4. It's a rare car. With its Imola Yellow paint, it's finished in a rare hue. It's one of the best sounding Audi cars ever built. It's also a giant highlighter for just how annoying it can be to buy a car through a small used car lot.

Click play and listen in to Josh explain his initial adventures with his new super sedan.

Aug 07 2019

29mins

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Talking 'bout that C8 Corvette

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Chris Hayes and I attempt a new format for the podcast. This is a bit of virtual insanity as we podcast from two different places. Our chatter involves the new 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette, and a whole bunch more

Jul 29 2019

49mins

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Nice and chunky

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Welcome to episode 297 of the Hooniverse Podcast. Today I have Josh Ostrander and Micah Muzio with me, and we dive into a bit of news to kick things off. First we chat about the new Lotus Evija, an electric car from the company that's all about lightweight. Next, there's a new Skyline and it lives in Japan.  Finally, the C8 Corvette reveal is set to go down this Thursday evening in Orange County, California.

After the news, we move on to your questions. There are some great ones this week.

Finally, we close on a story about Josh getting ready to acquire a new daily driver. This one will be interesting, so listen up to learn what's going on, and why Josh has to fly to Seattle to buy it.

Jul 17 2019

59mins

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Audio Adventures with Micah Muzio

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Kelley Blue Book's own Micah Muzio joins me on episode 296 of the Hooniverse podcast. In this episode, we talk about Micah's unique path to his current role, which is running the video content on KBB. We also dive into the fact that Micah is a helicopter pilot and owns his own Engstrom chopper.

After that, we answer a few of your questions and talk a bit more about cars.

Jul 03 2019

1hr 7mins

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Contemplation

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I'm sitting solo in my garage once again. This time in a Cadillac CT6. I want to run this episode as a standard episode though, so we kick things off with some news.

First, we have the upcoming Lotus Type 130 electric hypercar. Then we shift over to Elon Musk's musings of his future pickup truck. Honda has set a new lawnmower speed record, and Cadillac has neutered its V-series cars.

After that I talk about some new work, the future of this podcast, and then ramble on about some recent terrible news concerning one of our friends.

Jun 12 2019

29mins

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Post LeMons Debrief [Solo Episode]

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After the 24 Hours of LeMons, I've returned to push out a podcast. At LeMons, our Ranchero was running well before we hit a few snags. I'll go over all of that and a bit more in this 30-minute episode of the Hooniverse Podcast.

May 29 2019

30mins

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The Late Late Show [Solo Episode]

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I've been a bad podcast producer. This episode is almost two weeks late. I have many excuses but none are worth hearing. This is episode 293, and in it I'm sitting alone in my garage. More specifically, I'm sitting in my still-unsold Mercedes-Benz. I talk about that a little bit, some Bring A Trailer news, the recent Audi E-Tron drive, and the fact that I'm running in a LeMons race this weekend.

Click play and listen up!

May 22 2019

30mins

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Montero Money

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Chris and I are in the studio and we kick it off with a bit of news. Aston Martin is dishing out a manual-gearbox equipped Vantage. Hennessey is making a Velociraptor Ranger. The Challenger is outselling the Camaro. And the C8 Corvette will be unveiled in Orange County, CA. After that we dive into some questions, talk about our own vehicles, and more.

May 01 2019

49mins

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Mobile Episode: Return drive from a concept experience

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I'm in a McLaren 600LT on the way back from driving a Honda concept vehicle. Josh Ostrander joins me as we chat about the Honda Rugged Open Air Concept I just drove (and he shot). We also talk about the 600LT, which is not great for a long drive. Josh updates us on his Volkswagen Golf Alltrack progress and I provide some updates on my Montero.

Apr 24 2019

32mins

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Rolls, Playboy and Ducati - Jonathon Klein

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Returning to Hooniverse; Jonathon Klein (now of The /Drive) fills in for Jeff this week.  We cover Jon's time in the new Rolls Cullinan, the Ducati Panagale V4 S, the madness of the McLaren 720s and we touch on a bit of C8 news.

Apr 18 2019

1hr 8mins

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Skid racing comes back to Long Beach

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Josh Ostrander joins me to chat about the Formula Drift season opener. Long Beach played host to the skid racers, and the field was stacked. It's going to be a great season.

We also dive into a bit of news. Jeep knows its Hellcat engine fits in the Gladiator and Wrangler, but won't put it in there... and for good reason. Hyundai has snagged the former Chief Engineer of the Ford Focus RS. And a Dodge Demon owner has taken his straight-line monster machine up to 211 miles per hour.

After chugging through that, and then some listener questions, we give a few project car updates and talk about upcoming press cars posted on the calendar.

Apr 10 2019

1hr 1min

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Solo in the Montero

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This is a solo episode. In it, I'm driving my 1991 Mitsubishi Montero as I talk about project cars. The unexpected costs associated with an inexpensive machine, quickly turn it into something you'd consider the opposite. Additionally, I talk about the 2019 Acura NSX, McLaren 600LT, my 1974 Mercedes-Benz, and more.

Mar 27 2019

33mins

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SEMA Finale w/ Essex Parts - SEMA 2018

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In the finale of our SEMA 2018 coverage I sit down with our booth-neighbors Essex Parts.  Essex are the exclusive supplier of AP Racing braking components in the United States and focus on ultra-high-performance street and track brake systems.  With over 30 years of experience racing; Essex became a key partner for NASCAR when the decided to started implementing road-coarse features and have gained notoriety among track-rats for powerful and reliable braking. In addition to covering the Essex product offerings myths regarding drilled rotors are debunked, arguments are made for why one should upgrade brake lines and the benefits of moving to steel rotors from factory carbon rotors are shared.

Mar 20 2019

41mins

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Reese's ...or Reese ees?

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Josh Ostrander joins us in Casa de Chris Hayes... where we immediately make fun of the amount of chocolate he puts into his craw. From there we talk about the issues facing the upcoming C8 Corvette, 2JZ engines being shoved into the new Supra, and the Mint 400.

After that it's a bit of chatter about our various machines; Chris officially sold his Fiesta, Josh is putting KO2 tires on his Golf Alltrack, and I made some changes to my Montero.

Mar 13 2019

50mins

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Kevin Kastner of Amsoil & Ezekiel Wheeler of Auto Conduct

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Joining me this week is Kevin Kastner of Amsoil and one of my good friend's from the LA automotive community Ezekiel Wheeler.

Mar 06 2019

48mins

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Advanced Fuel Dynamics - SEMA 2018

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Wrapping up our SEMA 2018 interviews I sit down with Gray Fredrick of Advanced Fuel Dynamics.  AFD are responsible for some of the most innovative Flex fuel sensos and tuning solutions on the market.  Based out of Temple Texas AFD is nestled square in the middle of the Texas tuner community and works tirelessly helping race teams and aftermarket manufacturers cope with the widely varying quality of E85 fuels and conventional gasoline.

Feb 27 2019

38mins

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Dan Sandberg CEO of Brembo - SEMA 2018

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For the third year in a row Dan Sandberg CEO of Brembo USA sits down to talk about their new product offerings, vertical integration OEM contracts and personal interests.

Feb 20 2019

42mins

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A farewell to FiST–ing

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Chris says a fond farewell to his Ford Fiesta ST. The FiST will be missed, but it's not straying too far from the Hooniverse family orbit. Our friend Jason Connor is buying the car. Hopefully, I'm able to sell my Benz as quickly as Chris has shipped off the Fiesta. For now though, we're here with a guest for Episode 282 - Patrick Costello is back to talk a bit about the new season of Truck Night in America. He also trekked out to King of the Hammers for a day, and he hasn't yet made any progress on his Jeep Cherokee.

Feb 13 2019

50mins

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Say hello to my 'lil fren!

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Chris is ready to sell his Ford Fiesta ST. Jeff is ready to sell his Mercedes-Benz 280. And he's just bought a 1991 Mitsubishi Montero to replace the old German sedan. Not a direct swap, but who cares! Welcome to the Hooniverse Podcast, Episode 281...

Feb 06 2019

56mins

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iTunes Ratings

173 Ratings
Average Ratings
146
13
6
3
5

Doubling up, thanks!

By Mick Jelle - Nov 17 2017
Read more
Oh man, 2 podcasts this week! Making my Friday much better!

Solid

By existenzkampf - May 10 2017
Read more
I do like this team, but can't go all the way with rating. PLEASE change the music intro.