Adam Carolla and the Professor Sandy Ganz are back on the phone for this episode. As always the ACE digs deep and tells the store of ‘Snake Oiler’ and how he got his name. Then onto the real star of the show, the Mercedes AMG SLS. We take a tour of the car and then Professor Ganz and Motorator Matt go out and give the car a quick test. We also introduce a new segment called “Test Drive Thru”, which you might be able to figure out. To wrap up this weeks episode a special video on The Ripper where we get the car fitted with some new Flowmaster Exhaust. Enjoy the show!
The CarCast crew need to extend special thanks to Mercedes Benz for the (hard) use of the SLS for this episode. Also to Motorator Matt for making the connections and getting the car down here to the shop. And let’s not forget the folks at ContourHD cameras for all the in and out of car HD video cameras!
For The Ripper segment special thanks to Flowmaster (Cam) and Big John’s Automotive (Steve!) for his hard work getting the pipes and Hushpower mufflers tucked under the car.
Adam Carolla and Sandy Ganz get hooked up with a Mercedes AMG SLS. Then Professor Ganz and Motorator Matt do some road work with the car. The Mercedes AMG SLS is put though the paces in the CarCast first ‘Test Drive Thru’ segment. And for those curious, The letters “AMG” stand for Aufrecht, Melcher and Großaspach. Enjoy!
Adam Carolla and the Professor Sandy Ganz take a trip out to Galpin Ford in the Van Nuys. Galpin is Ford’s largest volume dealer with a very interesting past. We meet up with Galpin’s head honcho Beau Boechmann. Beau takes Adam and Sandy for the grand tour of the Galpin ‘Museum’ and Galpin Auto Sport (GAS).
Check out the many photos at the bottom of the posting. The Pictures of The Rippers shifter cover are at the end of the photo on pages 4 and 5.
MERRY CHRISTMAS, HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE CARCAST CREW!
Adam Carolla and the Professor Sandy Ganz pick up the phone and take listener calls. The Ripper rehash, motor in and out, what up with it? Well Sandy gives the update on the state of the engine. Adam’s Lamborghini Miura needs an oil change and discuss getting ripped off on oil filters. Then they jump right into phone calls. After a nice session of phone calls the Professor jumps in with this weeks Carcast’s Tech Tool Tip “Rear End Tools and You” where the Professors shows some needed tools for building up a Ford 9″ with tools you can make yourself, including a work stand that will hold the 9″ drop out section in a conventional engine stand.
Adam Carolla and the Professor Sandy Ganz bring in AC Propulsion and the Mini-E. AC Propulsion builds the electric car control systems and motor that power the Mini-E, Tesla and other vehicles. We check in with the state of the industry and then Sandy gets a chance to drive the Mini-E. We wrap up with this weeks CarCast tech tool tip, “Wiring and You”. Enjoy the show!
Adam Carolla takes a visit to BBS Wheels in Atlanta and gets a quick tour while they build him some wheels. The next segment brings part II of the SEMA show where Sandy Ganz and Motorator Matt finish off coverage of the Las Vegas show. They talk to folks including – GM Performance, Ford Racing, Stoptech Brakes, and Comp Performance Group. We wrap up with this weeks CarCast tech tool tip, “Drilling, Boring and You”. Enjoy the show!
Adam Carolla rolls down to San Diego area and makes a couple of stops, he hits Symboilic Motors in La Jolla to check out yet another Paul Newman’s 1987 300zx 2+2 race cars. After the quick visit to Symbolic Motors Adam heads on down to the San Diego Automotive Museum check out his own Paul Newman race car and a few of the historic Datsun and Nissan cars on display. The next segment brings part I of the SEMA show where Sandy Ganz and Motorator Matt make the trek to Las Vegas and talk to folks including – Ring Brothers, Flowmaster, Liquid Wrench, Steve Strope and Bodie Stroud. We wrap up with this weeks tech tool tip, “Tapping and You”. Enjoy the show!
Adam Carolla and the Professor Sandy Ganz make their way down to the Los Angeles Auto Show. Some of the pitstops include Ford, Jaguar, Porsche, BMW and others. We wrap up with this weeks tool tech tip with “Pop Rivets and You”. Enjoy the show!
Adam Carolla and the Professor Sandy Ganz head on down to Chip Foose Design for a walk through the shop. Chip shows of some of his past present and future projects as well as some of his vintage Schwinn bicycle projects. Chip and the Weez (Donny) get into the Mini Bike discussion and we leave the Weez with a quick history of his beloved Mini Bikes. We wrap up with this weeks tech tip, “Nitrogen and You”. Enjoy the show!