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B Squad Hotrod: 4 guys building cars and hot rods


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May 17, 2017

Episode 0030 - Wheels Tires and Magnesium Fires

Feel like reinventing the wheel.  B squad can't help themselves, but at least it will be entertaining.

 

Show links


http://www.carsdirect.com/aftermarket-parts/pros-and-cons-of-magnesium-wheels


http://www.drivespark.com/off-beat/alloy-wheels-advantages-disadvantages-009148.html


Show notes


27:12 Tire size chart - https://www.goodyearautoservice.com/en-US/tire-basics/tire-size


38:12 Magnesium - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnesium#Uses_as_a_metal


40:31 Carbon Fiber rims - https://blog.carbonfibergear.com/weds-sport-full-carbon-fiber-wheel/


41:38 Airliner wheels catching on fire - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_komsssRXo


44:02 Bias ply tires v. steel radials - https://www.cokertire.com/blog/bias-ply-radial/


57:23 Terraplane hubcap as a clock - https://www.pinterest.com/cowyake/hubcaps/

 

 

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