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  • Ten Years Later: From B-Rad to Radwood

    Ten Years Later: From B-Rad to Radwood

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    What you get out of life depends on what you put into it. For ten years the writers, photographers, video folk, and podcasters of Hooniverse have put in a lot of hard work. We’ve invested large percentages of our lives in the site and its readers, for the love of all things automotive and “the […]

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  • Introducing Radwood's Project Armadillo

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    This is my 1995 Audi S6 sedan. If you’ve been reading Hooniverse for a while, you may recognize it from Project Car SOTU in the past. It’s long served as an excellent daily driver, and in fact we just crossed our sixth year together. For those six years, it’s needed little more than regular maintenance, […]

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  • 2019 Nissan Kicks: How To Turn This Whole Thing Around

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    Nissan’s new Kicks compact ute is a back-to-basics conveyance. It delivers reasonable size, driving character, quirky style, and fuel economy without any kind of whizbang trickery. This isn’t a hybrid, there’s no turbocharger, no variable displacement, no slick compression ignition. It’s a small displacement traditional four-cylinder engine with modest but workable horsepower mated to a […]

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  • 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback – A Tepid Hatch For The Masses

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    You’re a young professional with enough credit to your name that you can schlep down to basically any mainstream dealer and pick out a sensible and affordable hatchback, and you’d like the option of a manual transmission. Thankfully, right now, your options are basically limitless. Disregarding Ford’s asinine decision to drop the Focus from their […]

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  • 2019 Toyota Avalon – A Good Large Sedan In A Sea Of Mediocre Crossovers

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    Strange edges, a weird surface tension, the overhanging tail lamps, the oddly McLaren 720S-esque lower door cut, and of course the all-grille-all-the-time front end; all of this translates to a car that is not particularly fun to look at from any angle. I know the Avalon is aimed at baby boomers, and I’m about as […]

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  • The DFL Show: Episode 95 – Breakin' Records

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    “Welcome to The DFL Show, Episode 95 brought to you Radwood At HooptieCon. This week, we bring you: The Captain’s downfall, Mazda steps on their own dick, Upside Down Ferraris, and some rich dudes raced around a field in England. I’m your host, Brad Brownell, and joining me this week is my cohosts, an absolutely […]

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  • The Cammed & Tubbed Podcast: Episode 253 – Helga's Homecoming

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    Cam and Brad discuss Helga’s homecoming, the cargo cult surrounding Elon Musk and Tesla, and the new Porsche and Range Rover shown at Geneva. Brad rages a bit about a lot of things, including Elon Musk and the new Porsche.  The Cammed and Tubbed Podcast – Helga’s Homecoming Check out our Instagram, our Twitter, and […]

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  • HooptieCon: March 24th, Sonoma Raceway, Be There

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    As one of the founding members of Radwood, the car show for discerning 80s and 90s car fans, I’m pleased to announce that HooptieCon is going to feature the third ever Radwood on Saturday, March 24th, 2018 (just a few weeks away). No true ‘Con’ could ever revolve around just a single event, however, and […]

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  • The DFL Show: Episode 92 – There's Fluoride In Lake Lloyd

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    Eric and Stef discuss the weekend’s goings on in the motorsport world, including the Daytona 500, where Austin Dillon did it for Dale. Oh yeah, there was a WRC event, too. With a surprise winner. A few Formula One cars were unveiled ahead of the new season. Eric has thoughts about Danica Patrick. Kubica tests […]

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  • The Cammed & Tubbed Podcast: Episode 250 – The Podcast All-Star Break

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    With Brad absent this week, Cam is joined by Motor Affair’s Patrick Stevenson to talk about cars, kids, and understand BMWs, Porsches, and the Acura NSX. The Cammed and Tubbed Podcast – The Podcast All-Star Break Check out our Instagram, our Twitter, and our Facebook pages. As always, we’d really appreciate it if you would […]

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