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PWNG-082 Stop Starting Me

by on Aug.11, 2021, under Garage, Podcast

PWN Garage DoorFey responds to a request from the Dark Forest podcast but talks about rotating tires to solve a wheel balance issue with the TowMonster. The Lovely Daniel had a stalling out problem with his Subaru. Is it a coolant issue or a start/stop issue?

Find Daniel’s story here:

The Dark Forest 394 “Lo Inexplicado”: http://dfranger.blogspot.com/2021/08/otdf-394-lo-inexplicado.html


E-mail me at podcast@pinkwheelnuts.com.

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PWNG-081 Tires and Electric Range

by on Jul.22, 2021, under Garage, Podcast

PWN Garage DoorArcher (from ArcherRadio – Archerr.com) has a question about replacing tires and how many miles you should get out of a set of tires. Fey talks about getting the Electric Car back and forth to the dealer for service and has a rant about U-Haul trailer rentals. Fey cancels an RV vacation trip and starts doomsday prepping.

Mentioned on this episode:

Archerr Radio: archerr.com

But First Podcast: http://www.butfirstpodcast.com/


E-mail me at podcast@pinkwheelnuts.com.

See me tweet about dull blades @feydriver

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PWNG-080 More Door Locks

by on Jul.06, 2021, under Garage, Podcast

PWN Garage DoorFey drives into town for some time-sensitive chores and answers a question from Dennis in Colorado Springs. Zpeedy Gonzales needs to see the doctor and its creating a logistical challenge. Lots of catastrophic forest fires in BC, mostly caused by trains. Fey finally cleans his kitchen – well partially, anyway. Dennis’ car doors are not working properly possibly due to the aftermarket remote starter kit.

Mentioned on this episode:

But First Podcast: http://www.butfirstpodcast.com/


E-mail me at podcast@pinkwheelnuts.com.

See me tweet about door locks @feydriver

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PWNG-079 Plug-in Hybrid All Wheel Drives

by on Jun.19, 2021, under Garage, Podcast

PWN Garage DoorFey answers a question about ThatPeterG’s husband wanting a PLUG-IN hybrid all wheel drive. We discuss the difference between a hybrid and a PLUG-IN hybrid and why is a plug-in hybrid ALL-WHEEL DRIVE available in Europe but not in North America. A discussion about minimum energy efficiency requirements in a car company’s line of saleable vehicles. Also Fey talks about the possibility of cars not being brought to market for lack of consumer demand (marketability) for a vehicle, or the costs of getting a new vehicle safety certified. Fey works a deal on his way to the Doctor’s Dungeon.

Mentioned on this episode:

That Peter G: @thatpeterg

George in Atlanta: http://northandsouthofthings.com


E-mail me at podcast@pinkwheelnuts.com.

See me tweet about plug-in hybrids @feydriver

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PWNG-073 Oil Changes

by on Jul.11, 2020, under Garage, Podcast

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Its a GARAGE Episode!! That Peter G asks if he needs to change the oil on his car if he is only driving a limited number of miles. A lengthy discussion about what oil does. Fey visits a berg looking for a carwash. Campsite rules. Living on the level in your RV.

Mentioned on this episode:

Toppie Smellie: www.thesmellcast.com

E-mail me at podcast@pinkwheelnuts.com.

See me tweet about life on the slant @feydriver

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PWNG-072 Question Follow-ups

by on Oct.31, 2019, under Garage, Podcast

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Fey plays some voiceletters from George in Atlanta and Scotty the Little Aussie Battler. George talks about giving up his car. Scotty wants to know about diesel engines and talks about working for the fire department.

Mentioned on this episode:

Scotty: www.littleaussiebattler.net

George in Atlanta: http://northandsouthofthings.com

E-mail me at podcast@pinkwheelnuts.com.

See me tweet about carbon footprints @feydriver

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PWNG-069 LOTSL Questions

by on Feb.10, 2019, under Garage, Podcast

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It’s car questions ONLY in this episode. The LOTSL Gang has been discussing cars and I have to make everything right. ThatPeterG asks about tailpipes and why do some cars have only one while others have two. Dr. Wes Stone has been experiencing an activation of his low oil pressure warning light.

Hear the LOTSL Episode here: lotsl.podbean.com.

E-mail me at podcast@pinkwheelnuts.com.

See me tweet about checking your dipstick @feydriver

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PWNG-067 2011 Porsche Panamera 4S

by on Sep.25, 2017, under Garage, Podcast

PWN Garage DoorFirstDrive of the 2011 Porsche Panamera 4S. This is a 4 door sedan, grey in colour. It has a 4.8 litre V8 engine with 400 horsepower mated to a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. These are my first experiences of driving this recently purchased car. The list price of this used vehicle is $59,900 CDN.

E-mail me at podcast@pinkwheelnuts.com.

See me tweet about this car @feydriver

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PWNG-066 BMW i3 BEV Follow-up

by on Aug.06, 2016, under Garage, Podcast

PWN Garage DoorBatten down the hatches, we’re doing some heavy cornering in the as-yet un-named electric car. Discussing the paradigm shift of driving an electric car. Sadness over the loss of Little Green Truck With A Big Heart. Join the Exclusive Electric Car Owner’s Club. A car question from Scotty and thanks to That PeterG and Ranger John regarding previous martini questions.

Get your submissions in for the “Name The Car” contest at podcast@pinkwheelnuts.com.

Mentioned on this episode:

Scotty The Little Aussie Battler: www.littleaussiebattler.net

That PeterG (Life on the Shitlist): http://lifeontheshitlist.wordpress.com

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

See me tweet about YibYobs and driving into the grass @feydriver

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PWNG-065 FIRSTDRIVE 2015 BMW i3 BEV

by on Jul.31, 2016, under Garage, Podcast

PWN Garage DoorThis is an ENHANCED Podcast. Please view the pictures on the screen of your device when you hear the shutter.

FIRSTDRIVE of the 2015 BMW i3 BEV Hatchback (Battery Electric Vehicle).
This is a plug-in electric 5 door hatchback with seating for four. It has a 60 AmpHour battery with a 120kw electric motor with the equivalent of 170hp, and a range on a full charge of 130km or 80 miles. It is rear wheel drive. The list price of this used vehicle was $41,900CDN.

Send your car questions or enter the Name The Car Contest at podcast@pinkwheelnuts.com.

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