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PWN-220 FirstDrive 2015 Volvo S60 T5

by on Aug.30, 2014, under Podcast

First Drive of a 2015 Volvo S60 T5 4 door medium size sedan. This car’s list price as tested is $41,500 CDN.

The S60 T5 Front Wheel Drive is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that makes 240 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. A new 8-speed automatic transmission is standard, as is stop/start technology. Fuel economy ratings for this engine are 25 miles per gallon city/37 mpg highway.

The base model ($34,225US) comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, exterior LED accent lamps, dual-zone climate control, a leather-trimmed steering wheel and shifter, a tilt-telescopic steering wheel, cruise control, a power driver’s seat with memory and lumbar support, an 8-speaker HD audio system with a 7-in display and Sirius satellite radio, Bluetooth phone and audio, and a split-folding rear seat.

The T5 Premier Package ($36,725US) adds different 17-in alloys, keyless entry with push-button start, leather upholstery, a sunroof, a power passenger seat, a TFT gauge cluster with driver-selectable themes and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.

The T5 Premier Plus Package (the vehicle I am driving $37,475US) contributes a rearview camera, a HomeLink garage door opener, power retractable side mirrors and a compass.

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PWN-219 Behind Shed Jewel

by on Aug.24, 2014, under Podcast

Another Lane Stealing Merge event! Manuell goes to the doctor. Turn signal indicator usage. Lots of unimportant info on Fey’s daily life. Pride 48Shuttle is getting full.

Mentioned on this episode:

The Smellcast: www.thesmellcast.com

The Laffing Buddha: http://thescooterdiaries.net

Go to Pride48.com/vegas/Shuttle to fill out a ride request, or;

Follow @Pride48Shuttle on Twitter and send a Direct Message, or;

Send an e-mail to Pride48Shuttle@PinkWheelnuts.com with your ride request.

E-mail me at podcast [at] pinkwheelnuts [dot] com.
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PWNG-058 Flaming Galah

by on Aug.19, 2014, under Garage, Podcast

PWN Garage DoorRecorded August 15, 2014

Ranger John and LaffingBuddha talk about their FIAT 500’s. Ranger John spies an Audi TT convertible.
Fey braces for a Porsche service. LaffingBuddha protects his driveway. We discuss the need to wash your car. Fey has a hole that needs filling and makes a big announcement. Then we talk about house repairs and craigslist sales.

Guests on this episode:

The Laughing Buddha: http://thescooterdiaries.net

Brenda Boo: helloagainitsbrendaboo.com

Eric Boo: kmryradio.com

Ranger John of “On the DF”: dfranger.blogspot.com

Scotty: www.littleaussiebattler.net

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PWNG-057 Harsh My Mellow

by on Aug.12, 2014, under Garage, Podcast

PWN Garage DoorRecorded August 8, 2014 ENHANCED (View Pictures on your device)

Laffing Buddha gets a new FIAT 500 Pop. Mike Lawson discusses Uber and Lift ride sharing. Fey gets another finger. We talk about Big Brother 16 and the sexuality being displayed on screen. We also discuss how gay the Amazing Race Canada is.

Guests on this episode:

The Laughing Buddha: http://thescooterdiaries.net

Musing Mark: musingsofatechwriter.com

Big Fatty: www.BigFattyOnline.com

TurnipHed and UrbanGuyTO: http://turnipstyle.com

Mike Lawson: http://whatsomewouldcalllies.com/

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PWNG-056 Mutt and Jeff

by on Aug.06, 2014, under Garage, Podcast

PWN Garage DoorRecorded August 1, 2014.

Eric Boo tells us about a bike ride across the state of Iowa. Brian from Game Night Guys gets a 2014 Hyundai Elantra. Eric moves his parents across America to a new home. Fey discusses repairs around the house and a new sundeck. Brenda Boo gets a new wheel bearing. Eric Boo gets new brakes on his truck. Brian loves Cottage Cheese – send him some.

Guests on this episode:

Brenda Boo: helloagainitsbrendaboo.com

Eric Boo: kmryradio.com

RT Cruiser: @rtcruiser

Brian from Game Night Guys: www.GameNightGuys.com

Send your car questions to podcast [at] pinkwheelnuts [dot] com.

If you are coming to Pride 48 Las Vegas and wish to enlist the services of the Pride48 Shuttle, follow @Pride48Shuttle on Twitter and send a Direct Message, or send an e-mail to Pride48Shuttle@PinkWheelnuts.com with your ride request.

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PWN-218 Ham Bungler Marys

by on Aug.03, 2014, under Podcast

A ride in the heat and an update about deck construction and nepotism. Pride Weekend and 23 Rod Stewart concerts. Daddy-O loads my basement with junk. Fey loses his nut at a slowpoke and precious children.

E-mail me at podcast [at] pinkwheelnuts [dot] com.

See me tweet about sweaty gay boys @feydriver

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