Cars & Comrades
Episode 19

Improve Your Fuel Economy AND Defeat Patriarchy With This One Weird Trick!!!

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In this episode we catch up on our project cars, respond to some listener mail (46:28), discuss some dumb shitty gadgets that promise to improve your car's fuel economy and performance but do the opposite (1:09), and a few news stories (1:50).

Notes/Links/Sources:


How to Properly Recharge Your AC System

https://youtu.be/Pdq8JAlct6s

The Fast and The Furious is about pirates: https://youtu.be/rbjeyLQCI0c

Smokey Yunick hot vapor engine: https://youtu.be/qmGUMhRWwq0

The Fuelshark Won't Save You Gas Because It Runs On Bullshit:

https://jalopnik.com/the-fuelshark-wont-save-you-gas-because-it-runs-on-bul-1479542390

Looking For A Miracle: We Test Automotive 'Fuel Savers' https://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/a310/1802932/

Miracle Carburetor https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/nobodys-fuel/

Drivers' Coop: https://drivers.coop/

Bronze Elon Musk statue in downtown Manhattan unveiled to a wave of mockery:
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/elon-musk-statue-new-york-b1874409.html

Tesla Model S Plaid caught fire while driver was at the wheel, says fire chief:

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/07/01/tesla-model-s-plaid-caught-fire-while-being-driven-fire-chief.html

Phantom braking: https://twitter.com/Keubiko/status/1410929988644257794

Podcasts about Elon Musk: https://soundcloud.com/eattherichpod/ep-042-elon-musk-with-ken-klippenstein https://www.iheart.com/podcast/105-behind-the-bastards-29236323/episode/part-one-i-do-not-like-63419860/ https://soundcloud.com/trueanonpod/lamest-show-1

Chinese Communist party celebrates 100th anniversary – in pictures

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2021/jul/01/chinese-communist-party-celebrates-100th-anniversary-in-pictures

Marx's Capital Manga: https://redquillbooks.com/portfolio-posts/capital-manga

Lordstown SEC investigation: https://sec.report/CIK/0001759546

Tesla to 'recall' nearly 300,000 China-made Model 3 and Model Y vehicles: https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2021/06/26/tesla-to-recall-nearly-300000-china-made-model-3-and-model-y-vehicles-.html

Mazda Confirms Next-Gen MX-5 Miata Will Electrified: https://www.motor1.com/news/515992/next-gen-miata-hybrid-electric/

Means TV: https://means.tv/

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