Sat, 10 June 2023
05.23.23 (MP3): Madcap Freeway Action (Spoilt Teens + No Skills + BMW + Stinger Flatbed), Small Cars VS Large Safety, Small VS Large Brewers, OEs Hacking YOU (Duhh) & AI Hunting YOU (That Was Quick), Cars & Engines That Last, + NHTSA’s Political Agendi
Geeks don’t want politicians to take away their freedom to roam, nor ruin their gearhead life (geek powa!), and the skill-set guys (aka: geeks) won’t let snap-lift oversteer derail an otherwise enjoyable 120mph joyride in the 3-Series daddy just bought ‘em. Meanwhile, back at the garadtch, we dipped our toes in a collection of indestructibility for your driveway (this topic will return - the schwartz says so), as well as vacuum wiring, “initial” build quality, tranny fluid, Floriditis, and technology is still not on our side.
It’s not all ball bearings nowadays: independent beermakers like Appalachian Mountain go rogue, drones with artificial intelligence go rogue, carmakers’ data-capture goes rogue, and Wyoming goes rogue to protect its taxpayers. Special appearances by Carl Sagan, Mission Creep, Orbital, Elmer Bernstein, Meat Beat Manifesto, Genesis and the NY Post...