Why Do You Hate Your Tires & Other Obvious Tropes [originally aired 12.09.19]

Down an upload about your flat-tired tires… The Garage Hour is here to help… because you need it.  The things that drivers do (and notso drivers) to their tires would make Bob Goodyear and Howie Dunlop cry if they were the cryin’ sort.  Low-pressure freewaying, curb-grinding, wrongo-installo, improper sizing and...

Second Amendment VS Kalifornistan: SDCGO on 30 & 15-Round Magazine Amnesty, CCW Access & Assault Politicians

Uggh.  There’s many ways to be right, but the kleptocracy of California is making it hard.  Fortunately, we invited Mike Schwartz of San Diego County Gun Owners to join Hostus Maximus Justin Fort and Protector Brewery point-man Sean Haggerty for an hour that focused on loopholes, rules, maneuvers and sentences...

Robot Cars Will Eat Your Humanity & More Happy Gearhead Talk

Call it autodrive, robodrive, motonodrive, antiauto, automated computer road perceiving four-wheel autonomous vehicle self-guidance, the abdication of your right to roam – and your responsiblity for it – is a slippery slope that imperils the individuality that mankind wishes for (and the US of A has embraced).  Join the Garage...

Useful Ideas! Gearheads VS Breathalyzers + What’ll Work Instead.

Freshie: the Garage Hour goons gathered for an hourlong gabfest on the concept of making in-car breathalyzation mandatory for all drivers.  What did we figure out?  There’s a bunch of more effective (and hilarious) ways to reduce DUIs and punish drunk drivers that don’t include walking all over our constitutionally...

Toolboxes & Tie-Downs (to Fix or Haul): Some Gearhead Goodness Requires Effort.

We’ve all got contacts – people who know things, or stuff.  Garage Hour pal and knower-of-Subies-and-Evos Tony (of Tony’s Lube ‘N Tune fame) ad in his mind a big old Snap-On rollaway that needed a new home.  The Garage Hour goons went and got it. Following some gearhead-grade lifting and...

Gearheads & GIs Tour San Diego Harbor: SEALs, Marines, Tugboats and the Garage Hour

What do you get when you load a bunch of spec-ops guys and career warfighters into a talk show infested with racers and off-roaders and send ’em on a three-hour boat tour of San Diego Harbor?  This! Gearheads + Guns + GIs = great talk radio.  Get some. Retired SEAL...
Active Shooter Defense School of San Diego

Active Shooter Defense School of San Diego

Active Shooter Defense School> When it's time to defend yourself with a firearm, will you know how? ASDS teaches and trains to make gun owners smart shooters.
Tony's Lube & Tune in San Diego, CA

Tony's Lube & Tune in San Diego, CA

Tony's Lube & Tune> Complete auto repair, upkeep and maintenance, plus specialty tuning of WRXs, STis and Evos.
Protector Brewery in the Beeralani Maker's District (San Diego, CA)

Protector Brewery in the Beeralani Maker's District (San Diego, CA)

Protector Brewery> Owned and operated by a retired SEAL and his merry band of marauders, Protector is San Diego's only certified-organic brewer. Join us for a fine sip.
Subie Stickers of the Subaruniverse

Subie Stickers of the Subaruniverse

Subie Stickers> The original source for Subie goodies: if they don't have it, they'll make it. Don't be a punk - 10:GOTO Subie Stickers.
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