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  • A special edition of the Autoblog Podcast

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    Why is this latest edition of the Autoblog podcast special? Because Tim and I are the guests… Head over to Blogo de Coches and hear our annoying voices! http://www.autoblog.com/2010/03/16/autoblog-podcast-170-the-hooniverse-visits/

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  • Name that engine: the results show

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    In todays Name that engine I gave you nothing but a visual to work with and ended up with a lot of great answers.  If you said it belongs to a Lancia Delta S4 then you are a true Hoon of Genius.  Congrats to engineerd for correctly guessing it.  For your efforts, you win the internetz*…

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  • Aural Pleasure: Ferrari 412T1 Makes Sweet Love to the Tympanic Membrane, Yes?

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    With the most anticipated Formula 1 season in ages set to kick off tomorrow with practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix, we can’t help but lament the fact that although there is still a fair bit of variety in terms of chassis, the engines, as in so many other categories, have become homogenized. Oh, sure,…

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  • The new DMC: Sorcery of a Different Sort

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    Quick!  If I say “DMC”, you say “12”, right?   It’s forever been that way since we met those bad, bad, VW-driving Libyans and learned how to defeat them. Well, after viewing the following video, the acronym “DMC” is going to have to fight more than Libyans for it to solely mean “DeLorean Motor Company”.   Apparently…

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  • 1971 Citroën Décapotable – Yes, its very French, so its very Hooniversalustworthy!

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    As you may or may not know, I have been somewhat absent here at Hooniverse because I have been in a five way brawl trying to capture the Head Writers Position at (Redacted). So while trolling around for some newsworthy items from around the web, I came across this little gem from a site I…

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  • Jeeps- Trail Rated and Techno Too!

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    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFybwg4wadI&feature=player_embedded#[/youtube] Proving that you can always break it down, even if you’re broken down.

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  • Hooniverse-Chorus-Verse: Music Video Edition

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    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUqRkWaXJRA[/youtube] Back in the day I was a pretty big AC/DC fan, and when their concert movie Let There Be Rock was being shown in Hollywood, I talked some of my buddies into going. Featuring the late Bon Scott, the concert footage is, like AC/DC’s music, pretty raw. I don’t remember the whole movie (we…

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  • Racing through the snow, in a beat up Chevy car…

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    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQ_Mj0IMStU&feature=popt02us0e[/youtube] Winter weather got you down?  Go race!  In the snow!  Everything about this video screams hoontastic from the beater Camaro full of motor to the beater M3…. full of motor.   And the fact that there is no douchebag commentary or background music is icing on the cake!

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  • Automotive Traveler: Chrysler Italianate Diversions, Part 5: Alfa Romeo 164

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    This is the last part of this series that was first run in Automotive Traveler. However, it was a follow-up posting that was penned by the editor in chief, Richard Truesdell. Since he was more familiar with the subject than I was, it was a natural fit to end the series. It also tied in…

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  • This R8 5.2 FSI Video Review Brings the Funny

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    Let’s get one thing straight – here at Hooniverse, we love us some weirdly-mustachioed LA nut job Lieberman. His reviews are honest and well written and they are usually filled with fantastic visual accompaniment thanks to Drew Phillips.  On top of that, he is genuinely a good guy – provided you are not at a…

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