Joe talks about the new podcast studio. Joe reviews a 2016 Dodge Caravan.
Joe and Todd are joined again by Randy "Give 'em Hell Son!" Nelson. They explore the finer points of men's fascination with dookie. The guys chew on Todd's cartastrophe Subaru. They also play a game of "On Glue or F-U".
Joe and Todd interview Randy Nelson, an instructor at Polaris and a true gentleman. His diverse career and colorful personality have earned Cartastrophe our first "explicit" tag!
Joe and Todd talk about the importance of protecting your brain cells, Joe recounts some of the times he has not protected his.
Joe talks about changing the past again, he talks about backscatter. Backscatter is not what it sounds like, but it is also kinda what it sounds like, just not in public man… gross.
Todd has a few recent personal Cartastrophes. Joe recounts one of the worst Cartastrophes he’s ever had, all because he wanted to make chocolaty babies.
Joe and Todd play a game, a greater-than or less-than game that illuminates something unfortunate for Joe. Joe tries to get tutelage on speaking Texan from the lovely Nicole Wilder (A.K.A Nicole One-Punch-Machine-Gun Wilder, or Nicole Wilder Than the Rest, Stick With the Best)
Joe talks about a confusing failure of a sunroof, he also talks about a fart egg, and that just ain't right.
Joe and Todd talk about the misconceptions about A/C. Joe marvels at the free stuff his wife seems to get for being pretty.
Joe talks about a time he got lucky with an EPS (Electric Power Steering) rack, and about a time where he was less lucky and the matrix broke down on him.
Joe busts Isaacs' teeth in... again. Working on cars has honed his ability to manage a crisis, and lengthened his tempers fuse.
Joe talks about donating microbes, and microbes in general. Joe also debuts the BAD Interface and messes up a brake job. Todd has to listen to Joe talk about his microbes, poor bastard.
Joe and Todd chew the fat about the state of the industry, how the nuance of the diagnostics are outpacing the expertise of the average technician.
Joe and Todd explain the basic functions of Multiplexed communication and CAN (Controller Area Network) communication. Todd was not wearing pants during the recording, fan fun fact! (Joe is not normal. Todd)
Joe bounces A/C thermodynamics principles off his 4 year old son. If he can explain it to a 4 year old he might just be able to make a technician understand too.
Joe and Todd talk about crunchy doctors. Joe explores how often reality doesn't seem to make sense. Joe remembers a time when he got F'd by a Civic block replacement, right in the A.
Joe makes a grievous discovery about himself and talks about some times he got his butt kicked by his cars.
Joe changes the past by trying to make a good decision in the present. Joe and Todd talk about TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System).
Joe wines about Pokemon go. Todd talks about throttle/brake over-ride. Spoiler Alert: Left-footed drivers are a No Go.
Joe and Todd talk about the Automotive industry. Joe recounts a gasoline shower and moving into a new house.