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B Squad Hotrod: 4 guys building cars and hot rods

Welcome to B Squad Hotrod where we are finding our way through hot rodding.

4 States, 3 Time zones, 2 sets of brothers, once a week.

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Mar 9, 2017

Episode 0021 - Exhaust blowing hot air

B Squad spends 53 minutes blowing hot air in spectacular fashion.  We start with our first hate mail ever, move into product recommendations and then a B squad moment by woodchuck.  Then Train enlightens us by talking exhaust.


 Product recommendation -

9:44  Eastwood Concours Pro 2 -


Show notes

13:57 Find jokes about cryostasis here: B Squad Hotrod Episode 19 -

22:31 Most cars built after 1975 require a Catalytic converter -

29:10 Listener Vote! Is it an orange cone re-route or a lefty turn?

37:34:10 Aircraft grade stainless steels -

37:46 Inconel -

38:30 Exhaust system high heat coatings -

39:10 Friction loss -

40:40 Exhaust system connections -

44:01 Train was actually talking about Ball Flange Joints -

47:18 Here’s the style of heat shield we were talking about -

49:05 Here are the turbo set ups Train was talking about -

Twin turbo setup

49:05Single turbo setup

50:20 High heat anti seize -


Exhaust manifold vs. Exhaust headers

Diagram of exhaust


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