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B Squad Hotrod: 4 guys building cars and hot rods

Join the four amateurs: Steve (Woodchuck), Brad (Hollywood), Colt (Train) and Nick (Lefty) here at B Squad Hotrod. We're just a bunch of amateurs getting to the meat and bolts of restoring and repairing real cars for our enjoyment. And hopefully for your education and enjoyment. Because educating us...that's impossible.
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Dec 28, 2016

Episode 0011 - After Christmas and Broke

12/26/16

What to do when you've spent all your money on your little hot rodders.

 

We hope you've had a Merry Christmas and continue with Happy Hotrod Holidays.

 

Links:

@14:50 Artillery Wheels:

http://www.thewheelsmith.net/CustomWheels/ArtilleryWheelsAccessories.html

 

As of the publish date of this episode B Squad has no sponsorship or affiliation with any of these companies or products.  These particular links were picked for illustrative purposes only.

 

Thanks for listening, downloading and subscribing.  For questions, comments or complaints please e-mail us at:

Hosts@BsquadHotrod.com

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Dec 19, 2016

Episode 0010 - Rear Ends and Tool Box Rants

Join B Squad as they discuss rear ends, gearing and how to choose them.  Additionally Lefty feels the need to rant about tool box deals from the big box stores.

 

Links:

 

As of the publish date of this episode B Squad has no sponsorship or affiliation with any of these companies or products.  These particular links were picked for illustrative purposes only.

 

Thanks for listening, downloading and subscribing.  For questions, comments or complaints please e-mail us at:

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Dec 12, 2016

Episode 0009 - Engine Tear Down Pt 2

B Squad finishes the discussion of tearing down the ford 390 engine, laugh at woodchuck for being on b squad and also begging for some e-mails. 

Continuing from Episode 0003, the tear down gets finished up.

 

Links:

@03:10 - begging for e-mails (Sticker bribe included)

Show e-mail: Hosts@bsquadhotrod.com

Hate mail: Train@bsquadhotrod.com

 

 

@08:15 - Blown head gasket illustration and article

https://gobdp.com/blog/head-gasket/

 

@10:08 - “Plate” on top of cam shaft – Turns out it’s the top of the engine block

http://www.fordification.com/tech/images/schematics/engine_FE02.jpg

 

@30:13 – Piston “Wings” (piston skirt)

http://www.sweethaven02.com/Automotive01/fig0322.gif

 

@37:03 - Breaker Bar

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breaker_bar

 

@43:53 - Impact Driver

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Impact_driver

 

As of the publish date of this episode B Squad has no sponsorship or affiliation with any of these companies or products.  These particular links were picked for illustrative purposes only.

 

Thanks for listening, downloading and subscribing.  For questions, comments or complaints please e-mail us at:

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Dec 5, 2016

Episode 0008 - Car Interior pt 2

In part two we finish the car interior discussion and wonder off topic to just about everything but wheels and tires.  The four of us on B Squad get side tracked to structural parts of Woodchuck's Mustang....well his wife's Mustang.

 

@5:10 Dynamat liner - http://www.dynamat.com/brands/dynaliner/

 

@14:06 Coconut Coir - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coir

 

@30:30 Example of a windshield HUD - http://www.sun-innovations.com/index.php/products/fw-hud

 

@30:54 Gorilla Glass Windshield - https://www.corning.com/gorillaglass/worldwide/en/applications/automotive.html

 

@50:53 Standard torque chart - https://www.fastenal.com/content/feds/pdf/Torque-Tension%20Chart%20for%20A307%20Gr5%20Gr8%20Gr9.pdf

 

 

As of the publish date of this episode B Squad has no sponsorship or affiliation with any of these companies or products.  These particular links were picked for illustrative purposes only.

 

Thanks for listening, downloading and subscribing.  For questions, comments or complaints please e-mail us at:

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Nov 28, 2016

Episode 0007 - Car Interior Pt 1: Audio and Seat Belts

All four B Squad members get together and talk car interiors, or at least start to.  We cover audio and seat belts this episode and the rest next time.

 

Speaker types:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loudspeaker

 

@9:45 New guts in car radio (just a few of the many options)

http://dandmrestoration.com/services/radio-repair/ (half way down the page)

http://www.joesclassiccarradio.com/addons.html

 

@29:55 Seat belt replacement (turns out seatbelts are usually more than $12/ea)

http://www.seatbeltsplus.com/

 

@31:16 4x4.com (which does not sell seatbelts themselves)

http://www.4x4.com/

 

As of the publish date of this episode B Squad has no sponsorship or affiliation with any of these companies or products.  These particular links were picked for illustrative purposes only.

 

Thanks for listening, downloading and subscribing.  For questions, comments or complaints please e-mail us at:

Hosts@BsquadHotrod.com

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Nov 21, 2016

Episode 0006 - Order of Operations for Car Restoration

B Squad discusses what the proper order is for restoring a car, how Woodchuck doesn't seem to follow it and we find a tag line for the podcast.  Let's get into the meat and bolts of it.

 

@21:40 Heavy duty shelving - http://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200660523_200660523

 

As of the publish date of this episode B Squad has no sponsorship or affiliation with any of these companies or products.  These particular links were picked for illustrative purposes only.

 

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Nov 14, 2016

Episode 0005: Car Painting Equipment

Continued from Episode 4, the three of us talk about the equipment it takes to do the painting the process on a car.  What to do with equipment, What not to do with equipment and how boom is bad.

 

@4:37 - Conventional Spray Gun  http://www.cpopowertools.com/dewalt-dwmt70779-siphon-air-spray-gun-with-1-000cc-cup/dewndwmt70779,default,pd.html?ref=pla&zmam=31282435&zmas=47&zmac=726&zmap=dewndwmt70779&gclid=CjwKEAiAu6DBBRDDr6-e_6698E0SJACvuxny6UYBlo-ETuzphd0ALyMfs5UBvpSoReSCM7TmhWg0ZhoCv3bw_wcB

 

@5:39/11:47 - HVLP Spray gun http://www.eastwood.com/eastwood-concours-hvlp-spray-paint-gun-1-2-and-1-4-tips.html

 

@8:44 - Turbine Spray System  http://www.eastwood.com/earlex-hvlp-turbine-5500-system.html?reltype=2&parent_id=49416

 

@11:14 - Oiless Air Compressor http://www.homedepot.com/p/Husky-30-Gal-175-psi-High-Performance-Quiet-Portable-Electric-Air-Compressor-C303H/206532808?cm_mmc=Shopping%7cTHD%7cG%7c0%7cG-BASE-PLA-D25H-AirCompressors%7c&gclid=CjwKEAiAu6DBBRDDr6-e_6698E0SJACvuxnyELVjHtBvj7mLK804vAt9G51ZtIsTy7YNzETOZ-BBBhoC9pfw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds

 

Oil Lubricated Compressor http://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200641297_200641297

 

@22:00 - Torque Sticks http://www.torquestick.com/

 

@31:22 - Zoro duct fan https://www.zoro.com/ecko-confsp-fan-axial-duct-8-in-13-hp-k20/i/G4019696/

 

@31:22 - Intrinsically safe fan http://www.bestvaluevacs.com/12-explosion-proof-centrifugal-fan-w-ducting.html?gclid=Cj0KEQjwqfvABRC6gJ3T_4mwspoBEiQAyoQPkWMZK1iCHRv-2-4hfxeKUjjJKAX-6IxsKcCKqx2MoPMaAidp8P8HAQ

 

@35:16 - O’reilly’s oil disposal program http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/KeepingYourOilGreen.oap

 

@37:30 - Masking Paper http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/detail/MPR0/206/N0936.oap?ck=Search_N0936_-1_-1&pt=N0936&ppt=C0171

 

As of the publish date of this episode B Squad has no sponsorship or affiliation with any of these companies or products.  These particular links were picked for illustrative purposes only.

 

Thanks for listening, downloading and subscribing.  For questions, comments or complaints please e-mail us at:

Hosts@BsquadHotrod.com

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Nov 8, 2016

Episode 0004: Taking a Car from Zero to Painted

Lefty schools us about the right way to paint automotives.  Train schools us on how not to paint automotives. Woodchuck listens and Hollywood is MIA.

We talk prep, technique, and some chemistry in this episode.  This is part one, Part two will cover the equipment needed.

 

@5:17 Respirator example http://www.eastwood.com/paints/paint-equipment/respirators.html

 

@5:56 3M seal check for a respirator https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dE5IweYn3T4

 

@7:34 Intrinsically safe (Non-Sparking) fan. http://www.bestvaluevacs.com/12-explosion-proof-centrifugal-fan-w-ducting.html?gclid=Cj0KEQjwqfvABRC6gJ3T_4mwspoBEiQAyoQPkWMZK1iCHRv-2-4hfxeKUjjJKAX-6IxsKcCKqx2MoPMaAidp8P8HAQ

 

@10:35 PAPR (Powered Air Purifying Respirator)  http://www.premiersafetysupply.com/3M-trade-Medium-Powerflow-trade-Face-Mounted-Powered-Air-Purifying-Respirator_p_16826.html?gclid=Cj0KEQjwqfvABRC6gJ3T_4mwspoBEiQAyoQPkXRMzaVCR6H1TxKAILB0HI1KVmuTlcvEt8byiEk-uX0aAiZz8P8HAQ

 

@23:56 tape for masking  http://www.eastwood.com/tan-crepe-tape.html

 

@35:36 Sanding blocks https://amzn.com/B004H2CF64

 

@37:33 Paint prep and grease remover https://www.johnsonautobodysupply.com/Klean-Strip-PrepAll-Wax-&-Grease-Remover.html

https://www.johnsonautobodysupply.com/DuPont-Final-Klean-(Gallon).html

 

@52:51 Automotive Sand Paper https://www.walmart.com/ip/3M-Wetordry-Automotive-Sandpaper/17130294

 

As of the publish date B Squad has no sponsorship or affiliation with any of these companies or products.  These particular links were picked for illustrative purposes only.

 

Thanks for listening, downloading and subscribing.  For questions, comments or complaints please e-mail us at:

Hosts@BsquadHotrod.com

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Oct 31, 2016

Episode 0003: Amateur Engine Tear Down

Woodchuck tears down the Ford FE 390 engine for his mustang like an amateur.  The B Squad flag is waved high as he mixes up the cam Shaft and the rocker arm shaft....for the whole episode.  He even gets Lefty to call the crank shaft the cam shaft.

Harbor Freight Dead Blow - http://www.harborfreight.com/3-lb-neon-orange-dead-blow-hammer-41799.html

 

Links

9:30 Mouse Milk - http://www.mousemilk.com/

 

10:13 Kroil - http://www.kanolabs.com

 

10:41 Sea Foam penetrating oil - https://www.seafoamsales.com/deep-creep/

 

13:50 Bronze putty knife - http://www.eastmachinery.com/product/tuokaex-tk203-non-sparking-aluminum-bronze-putty-knife-50200mm_9522.html

 

16:20 Brass drift - https://www.jbtoolsales.com/mayhew-tools-25078-drift-punch-brass-3-4-x-12/

 

19:41 Micrometer and dial bore gauge https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micrometer

http://www.eastwood.com/dial-type-cylinder-bore-gauge-kit-2-6in-range.html?fee=7&fep=1417&SRCCODE=PLA00020&product_id=46281&adpos=1o1&creative=83580268860&device=c&matchtype=&network=g&gclid=CjwKEAjw7svABRCi_KPzoPr53QoSJAABSvxfYlk6ZJ4vAjCCDlzhqobixGDBeKjvxkwaPziMqG5JuxoCByjw_wcB

 

27:32 Gear puller - https://www.amazon.com/TEKTON-5696-Gear-Puller-3-Piece/dp/B000NPT698

 

30:38 ACF-50 https://www.amazon.com/Lear-Chemical-ACF50-Anti-Corrosion-Lubricant/dp/B000P1C8UO

 

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Hosts@BsquadHotrod.com

Oct 28, 2016

Episode 0002: Intro to Tools

We talk about tools...the good, the bad and the broken!  Also we have our first cameo by a four-legged friend.

 

Links:

Trinity Stainless Steel toolboxes  -  http://shop.trinityii.com/19-tool-chests

Snap-on/Kobalt  -  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kobalt_(tools)

Snap-on/Bluepoint  -  https://store.snapon.com/

 

@9:30 Craftsman evolv  -  http://www.sears.com/tools/b-1020000?sbf=brand&sbv=Craftsman%20Evolv

 

@11:09 The better craftsman ratchets - http://www.sears.com/craftsman-3-pc-thin-profile-ratchet-set/p-00944992000P?rrec=true

 

@12:38   227 Kobalt Tool set - http://www.lowes.com/pd/Kobalt-227-Piece-Standard-SAE-and-Metric-Mechanic-s-Tool-Set-with-Hard-Case/50200795

 

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Hosts@BsquadHotrod.com

Oct 23, 2016

Episode 0001:
Today we talk about finding a project car and where Lefty and Woodchuck got theirs.

We're just a bunch of guys restoring and repairing real cars for our enjoyment and, hopefully, for the education and enjoyment of our listeners.

 

07:30 Car Transportation link.  This is for a review of several services from consumer affairs website.  Choose wisely.

https://www.consumeraffairs.com/auto_trans/#

 

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Hosts@BsquadHotrod.com

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