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CarStuff

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Rank #5 in Automotive category

History
Automotive
Leisure
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Did Bonnie and Clyde really write to Henry Ford to thank him for his fast, reliable getaway cars? Do you ever wonder what happens at the DirtFish Rally School? What's a tether car? The CarStuff show has explored these and literally hundreds of other fascinating topics to explain how some of the most amazing machines on land, sea and air actually work. So whether you want to know more about hearses or circus trains, salt flat racers or the popemobile, Scott Benjamin has you covered.

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Did Bonnie and Clyde really write to Henry Ford to thank him for his fast, reliable getaway cars? Do you ever wonder what happens at the DirtFish Rally School? What's a tether car? The CarStuff show has explored these and literally hundreds of other fascinating topics to explain how some of the most amazing machines on land, sea and air actually work. So whether you want to know more about hearses or circus trains, salt flat racers or the popemobile, Scott Benjamin has you covered.

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Thought you were gone

By User20394737718 - Oct 15 2019
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This is the podcast that started it all for me many years ago. 😁

2019 Return

By MonkeyBalls46 - Sep 25 2019
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This just made my day!! Welcome back.

iTunes Ratings

439 Ratings
Average Ratings
282
49
33
32
43

Thought you were gone

By User20394737718 - Oct 15 2019
Read more
This is the podcast that started it all for me many years ago. 😁

2019 Return

By MonkeyBalls46 - Sep 25 2019
Read more
This just made my day!! Welcome back.

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Did Bonnie and Clyde really write to Henry Ford to thank him for his fast, reliable getaway cars? Do you ever wonder what happens at the DirtFish Rally School? What's a tether car? The CarStuff show has explored these and literally hundreds of other fascinating topics to explain how some of the most amazing machines on land, sea and air actually work. So whether you want to know more about hearses or circus trains, salt flat racers or the popemobile, Scott Benjamin has you covered.

Rank #1: How to Make a Car Last 300k Miles

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There are countless methods and suggestions that are promoted as "proven" ways to keep your car or truck running past the 300,000-mile mark. Tune in to see if you agree with some of the ones that Scott and Ben discuss in this episode.

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Dec 06 2016

1hr 10mins

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Rank #2: The Nissan GT-R (Part 1)

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Released in Japan in 2007, the Nissan GT-R has quickly become an iconic car for Nissan. But what inspired it, and how does it compare with other supercars? Listen in to learn more about the Nissan GT-R.

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Mar 18 2014

47mins

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Rank #3: 10 Dealership Myths

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What do you do when you walk into a car dealership? Do you have any tips or tricks for getting the best deal? Watch out: you may not be as savvy as you think.

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Apr 30 2015

58mins

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Rank #4: The Fastest 0-60mph New Cars Under $30k

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At first, it might sound too good to be true: a car with a competitive 0-60 that doesn't cost a fortune? Luckily, a listener suggestion inspired Scott and Ben to explore the possibilities of having affordability AND performance. Listen in to hear the good news.

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Jul 23 2015

43mins

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Rank #5: When Good Car Companies Make Bad Cars

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Oct 25 2016

1hr 13mins

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Rank #6: Can You Fix It Yourself? Beginner Car Repair

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How can you tell when a repair is an easy, at-home project or a job for a seasoned mechanic? Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at the ins and outs of beginner car repair.

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Jun 14 2016

1hr 1min

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Rank #7: What is Hot Shot Trucking?

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Many companies spend millions making sure their supply line runs smoothly - so what happens when something goes wrong? The answer: hot shot truckers.

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May 28 2015

49mins

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Rank #8: The Jeep Story (Part 1)

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Nowadays it seems Jeeps are everywhere - but where did they come from? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the past, present, and future of all things Jeep.

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Jul 08 2014

39mins

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Rank #9: Pony Cars

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Join Scott and Ben as they take a closer look at pony cars with special guest Christian Sager.

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Oct 28 2014

53mins

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Rank #10: Nissan Skyline

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The Nissan Skyline changed the face of the auto industry -- and for more than a year, listeners have patiently asked Scott and Ben to take a closer look at its rise.

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Dec 01 2015

49mins

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Rank #11: The 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe - CSX2287

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In 1971, a successful race car from the mid-1960s was driven into a California storage unit, and then forgotten by almost everyone for the next 30 years. But that’s not the most interesting part of this car’s story, to say the least.

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Dec 27 2017

53mins

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Rank #12: The International Harvester Story

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The International Harvester Company was incredibly influential in the advent of modern farming technology. Join Scott and Ben as they take a deep-dive into the company's rich history.

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Mar 01 2016

1hr 20mins

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Rank #13: What's the difference between horsepower and torque?

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At dealerships, you'll hear horsepower and torque stats constantly -- but what do those numbers actually mean? While horsepower and torque are related, they are not the same thing. Join Scott and Ben to learn more about the nature of horsepower and torque.

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Jan 16 2014

38mins

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Rank #14: (More) Automotive Urban Legends

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Is James Dean's Porsche cursed? Have car companies really accidentally named their cars horrible things in foreign languages? It's time for another installment of Automotive Urban Legends. Tune in as Scott and Ben give you the facts behind auto urban legends around the world.

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Mar 13 2014

1hr 11mins

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Rank #15: These are the 13 Worst-selling Cars of 2014

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The top-selling cars and trucks always seem to grab the headlines; but what about the rest of the vehicles on the showroom floor? The ones that don't 'sell like hotcakes.'

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Jan 13 2015

54mins

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Rank #16: The Dodge Story (Part 2)

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Join Scott and Ben as they continue their discussion of the Dodge Brothers and the fascinating history behind the Dodge brand.

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Sep 18 2014

36mins

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Rank #17: The Peugeot Story

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How did a company that started out making coffee mills and bicycles become one of the most important names in modern racing? Tune in to learn more.

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Dec 29 2015

1hr 4mins

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Rank #18: Honda's Si Cars and the Civic Type-R (Part 1)

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The Honda Civic Type-R is called a 'race car for the road', and supporters believe it will set new standards in the high-performance front-wheel-drive hatchback segment. So how much is hype, and how much is true?

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Jun 25 2015

45mins

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Rank #19: The Lost AMC Dealership of Pikeville, N.C.

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If you happen upon the rural town of Pikeville, N.C., you'll find something amazing: a dealership frozen in time. Join Scott and Ben as they explore the strange story of Collier Motors.

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Dec 02 2014

38mins

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Rank #20: The Nissan GT-R (Part 2)

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Released in Japan in 2007, the Nissan GT-R has quickly become an iconic car for Nissan. But what inspired it, and how does it compare with other supercars? Join Scott and Ben as they continue their in-depth discussion of the Nissan GT-R.

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Mar 20 2014

40mins

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