Trading Cars and Shifting Gears | FULL SHOW | #155
Get ready to travel back in time as we explore the evolution of clutches with Will Baty, classic car favorites with Joe Petralia, and how to save vintage beauties for the future if you could travel in the past with Dan and Ryan. No matter what, we’re hoping that where we go, we’ll still need roads. | Download Full Episode #155
Segment 1: Stick Shift Drivers | Download Segment 1
Does having a stick shift make you a better driver? Ryan Baker thinks so. He and Dan chat about why you should never teach someone you love to drive a stick.
Segment 2: Mr. Clutch | Download Segment 2
Why were clutches in the past so darn stiff? Will Baty from Centerforce Clutches (@Centerforce) explains the evolution of the stick shift design, and is on a mission to convince Dan to come back to the world of manual transmissions.
Segment 3: Transmission Talk | Download Segment 3
We get into a technical talk on transmissions with Will Baty from Centerforce Clutches (@Centerforce), and ponder the future of the stick shift. Will manual transmissions ever get up to 9 or even 10 speeds like automatics?
Segment 4: Rare Performance Motorcars | Download Segment 4
Our next guest is a man who has owned practically every car imaginable! Joe Petralia (@joempetralia) from Rare Performance Motorcars is a purveyor of classic automobiles, buying and selling with a discerning eye that only years of experience can bring.
Segment 5: Missing the Past | Download Segment 5
Dan and Joe Petralia (@joempetralia) enjoy a nice rant about the unappealing design of the new Camaro. When will certain automotive companies bring out a few cool new designs that will give car lovers something to drool over?
Segment 6: Time Travel | Download Segment 6
It’s time for another edition of “Dumb Movie Ideas” with Dan! The guys brainstorm various time travel scenarios, predictably ending up wondering the best way to save old cars for their future selves.
CreditsHost: Dan Longenette
Producer: Jason Masters
Production Asst: Joanne Bolden
Copy Editor: Sara Antonuccio
Contributor: Ryan Baker