Episode 110-These times man… We get right to the heart of the matter on this episode. First, we quickly identify the real cause of Dave’s recent fender-bender: the infamous Ramen Defense. Then, we talk about what’s most important during Ian’s business trip: how karting went. And, we go all-in on NASCAR’s latest bout of idiocy. Along the way, we determine… Read more →
Episode 109-It was the little hood scoop that did it… The downside of being an enthusiast – no matter if it’s for cars, whiskey or home repairs – is that eventually, your excitement will lead you into a Curb-Your-Enthusiasm-type scrape. This week, Ian found himself in The Whiskey Situation, Dave nearly burned down the house of a loved one, and… Read more →
108-Dave Discusses His Grooming Habits, Ian Figures Out How To Phish Dave, And We Want To Punch Infiniti Infotainment Systems.
Episode 108-Click here for HOT DONK PICS, Dave. Functioning in the modern age means accepting a certain amount of uncertainty in the world; some things will just be confusing and can’t be explained. And, boy oh boy, do we have a lot of examples this week. What was Infiniti thinking when it designed their new infotainment system? What is a… Read more →
Episode 107-Rage Against the Rogchine This hobby of ours is sometimes an emotional rollercoaster, and on this week’s show we explore all the ups and downs. The lows of a Range Rover owner searching for his mechanic in the mountains give way to the highs of driving your newly-working-again car. But then you are forced to drive a Nissan Rogue… Read more →
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Episode 106-A man. A van. Also another man. Hello David and Ian, long-time victim, first-time complainer here. I just wanted to say that while I appreciate the breakthroughs you made on episode 106, Ian’s grumpiness, the shin-destroying capabilities of Ikea furniture and our ability to automate human beings have nothing to do with cars. Please knock it off. Also, once… Read more →
Somehow, we at TeamClearCoat were recently invited to a press drive event in Estes Park, Colorado. We drove a lot of cars, but one of the highlights for us was the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid. Being new to video reviews and well-documented idiots, we decided to load up the van with whoever was standing around and go for ice cream. Along the way,… Read more →
105-Ian Thinks About Weiner Logistics For The First Time, Dave Sees A Cute Car And An Insecure Bro, And We Trip Clubman Taillights Awful
Episode 105-There’s no way that’s attached… Cars inspire judgements. Sometimes they’re quick, and you pay a compliment that isn’t well received. Or, like a bad flashback, you re-live your emotions every time you see the car. You can even predict what you’ll think a decade from now when your child comes home with it. TeamClearCoat website AutoWerkz Blog TeamClearCoat Drivetribe… Read more →
One of the things we’ve tried to do with TeamClearCoat is show how car culture is connected to the world around it. The enthusiast community is an escape — hell, one of the benefits of driving a race car is the concentration required renders thoughts about Donald Trump physically impossible. But in light of this horrendous past few weeks, it’s… Read more →
104-Dave Has A Bad Blower Experience, Ian Finds People On The Internet That Don’t Like Us, And We Turn Swears Into Repairs
Episode 104-Coast to a stop. As car enthusiasts, we have a certain number of shared experiences. We’ve all ended up spending more money in the name of saving money. We’ve all used the car someone drives to complete the picture of them in our head. And, at some point, we’ve all been disparaged on an Internet Superhighway Forum Post. Oh,… Read more →