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RoAb #83 – The ‘What’s Old is New Again’ Episode

May 22nd, 2011 at 7:00pm

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Coming up on RoundAbout . . . Ford Model T enthusiasts are commemorating a special anniversary in a very momentous way . . .  literally.  Some pretty unlucky people had to put out a vehicle fire with some pretty unsavory stuff, find out who and what right here.  And we’ll take you back to the bad old days with a look at some of the worst station wagons ever built.  Stick around for all of this garbage dumpster-load more, only on RoundAbout.  This week’s special guest is Alex Kierstein of Hooniverse.com.

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Featuring: Alex Kierstein, Steven J. Ewing, Michelle Naranjo, Craig Cole and Ben Sanders

Show notes and Ustream video after the jump!

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Show Notes:

Ford Model T returns to top of UK’s highest mountain

Pastie-powered cars

Car stolen in 1975 recovered on opposite U.S. coast

Computer glitch results in gasoline “fire sale”

Artist creates cars out of wood scraps

Cow manure used to put out fire

AWFUL Cadillac Escalade

The worst station wagons ever

Hooniverse Car of the Year Nominee

The new Beetle is new again

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Blind Spot

Woman survives for seven weeks in Chevy Astro, husband still missing

11-year-old dies in Death Valley after being stranded for five days

Stupid Car Trick

Man catches fire while doing motorcycle burnout

Highway Hearsay

Questionable Mazda Protege license plate

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Michelle’s (near) freeway fiasco

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Meet Your Roadmates

Vehicle #1

Vehicle #2

Vehicle #3

Ustream Video

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