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PWNG-091 Used Electric Cars

by on Sep.01, 2022, under Garage, Podcast

PWN Garage DoorFey answers a question from Dennis in Colorado Springs about used electric cars and the components that might wear out prematurely.

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PWNG-090 Brakes Turbos and Shocks

by on Jul.13, 2022, under Garage, Podcast

PWN Garage DoorFey gets an oil change after THREE YEARS in Dorian Gray and gets some new brakes. Does Toppie Smellie have to warm up his car before driving it? Archer has engine sensor problems and Fey talks about small turbo engine ‘best practices’ and admonishes turbo engine owners to give their engines a rest after working hard. Shocks vs. Struts: what are they? How do they work?

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PWNG-089 Shaved Tires

by on Jun.11, 2022, under Garage, Podcast

PWN Garage DoorFey messes up the intro and lets the car drive itself while he sets up a voicemail from Scotty the Aussie Battler, who sold his car. Fey takes Father Driver on a wild ride through the mountainous countryside. A kid has a seizure and our new neighbours will be Habitat for Humanity houses. Ranger John and Daniel slag a girl wearing a mask in her car and have tire troubles. Should Ranger John buy a chainsaw to cut down one tree?

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Scotty The Little Aussie Battler: @0zzieBattler

Ranger John and the Lovely Daniel:
The Dark Forest Chain Saw episode: I Want a Chainsaw Too

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PWNG-088 Last Tesla Rant

by on Jan.27, 2022, under Garage, Podcast

PWN Garage DoorFey attacks the Tesla again and explains the Tesla philosophy of putting all controls in a central interface. The interface has confusing opposite terms to indicate active functions. Sick of hearing about Full Self Drive Beta and an incident where a Tesla didn’t run over a bicyclist. Absolving Tesla drivers of all responsibility and crowd sourcing autonomous driving research.

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PWNG-087 More Tesla Complaints

by on Jan.21, 2022, under Garage, Podcast

PWN Garage DoorFey makes a retraction about ethanol fuels. All opinions stated herein are opinions and may not necessarily be facts. Tesla gets an un-needed software update to Version 11. Fey complains bitterly about Tesla owners and his Tesla Model 3.

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PWNG-086 4WD and Ethanol Fallicy

by on Jan.05, 2022, under Garage, Podcast

PWN Garage DoorFey takes a run in the TowMonster on a cold snowy day to discuss 4 wheel drive driving practices versus all wheel drive driving in snow or on slippery surfaces. Scotty the Aussie Battler asks about ethanol fuels.

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PWNG-085 Turbo Temps and DEF

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

PWN Garage DoorKC in Denver gets a new diesel Chevy Silverado so Fey goes on and on about diesel engines, temperature management and Diesel Exhaust Fluid. Fey has installed all the winter tires he has in his inventory.

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PWNG-084 SecondDrive 2020 Tesla Model 3

by on Oct.13, 2021, under Garage, Podcast

Fey gives the Tesla another chance, taking it on a 3 hour tour. Fey talks about some of the camera recording functions and energy consumption concerns. Where is the wiper on/off switch? Fey has positive comments about the driving characteristics of the Tesla, despite the small steering wheel and short seats. The trunk opening is small. Fey talks about the automatic driving features on the car, such as the instance where the cruise control shuts off unexpectedly.

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PWNG-083 FirstDrive 2020 Tesla Model 3

by on Oct.08, 2021, under Garage, Podcast

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Fey takes us on a ride in his recently purchased 2020 Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus. This vehicle has a 54KWhour battery, a 211KW rear drive motor providing 275 Foot-lbs of torque or 375 Newton-metres of torque. The range is approximately 250 miles or 400 kms. The purchase price of this 2020 Tesla was $69,000 including all taxes. Fey has a lot of complaints about this car, but ultimately you will hear giggles of joy. The Auto-Drive features are unsettling and do not inspire confidence in the accuracy of the lane-keeping or cruise speed maintaining. Fey has a warning for KC in Denver about his new diesel engine.

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Harley & KC from the Enormous Podcast:

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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?

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The Dark Forest 394 “Lo Inexplicado”:

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