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The Power and Speed Podcast

The Power and Speed Podcast covers everything from the Street / Grudge racing scene to the all out Half Mile and One Mile shootouts. Mike, Tom, and Tad all lend years of racing experience to the discussion. Racing personalities and guests will stop by our studio or call in. Join in the discussion Mondays at 7:00 PM EST by calling into the show 908 751 0211.
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Power and Speed.  The two single most important things to an automotive performance enthusiast.  Mike, Tom, and Tad explore a variety of racing related subjects.

Anything racing could be discussed on any given show.  From the high speed Texas mile events to the Street / Grudge scene found in the local areas we all have in our regions.

Racing guests and personalities ranging from top current professional racers to professional engine and chassis builders are already on the schedule.  The listeners are not excluded from the conversation either.  Want to call in and be part of the show?  No problem. 

Get involved.  Listen live on Mixlr.com and call in 908 751 0211. Show ideas, praise, or criticism, they want to hear from you.  Recording/Broadcasts happening between 7:30PM to 8:30PM East Coast time Monday nights. Follow our twitter @powerspeedpod for exact call in times and live streaming events. Like us on Facebook and iTunes! 

May 15, 2017

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio along with two special guests from Dubai.  

Saeed Almarzouqi and Mohmed Ahmad came in with Tom.  We can't tell you how amazing it was to have guys from thousands of miles away that share our common interest in all things fast.  Saeed is the man behind the Custom Show in the UAE that Tom attends every year.  We really hope these guys make our studio a stop every time they are stateside.

The Team 260 guys checked in, the Neglection race has been postponed due to weather.  These guys, and others are welcome to come on the show and plug their events.  If you are close to the shows they put on, stop by and show your support.

Cobb Tuning is well known around the Subaru world and have expanded to bands including Porsche, Nissan, and Ford.  Mike McGinnis Senior R&D Calibrator of Cobb Tuning called the show to go over the process of development at Cobb.  Cobb offers complete packages that are proven to provide solid repeatable gains, but the offering does not stop there.  Cobb actually can repurpose sections of the ECU to provide features like trans brakes and bump in functionality.  Mike is one of the guys making it all happen, and the show can only scratch the surface. 

Mike Jovanis, NJ resident, NMCA racer, and DragWeeker calls in to share some knowledge of what it takes to compete in DragWeek.  Mike needs to come on again because the show ran so long.  We got into a few things we wanted to talk about, but we were up on a time constraint.  Mike is in the plans to come back in the next few shows.  These DragWeek guys have lots of valuable info to share.

Live again next week Monday night at 7:00 PM EST on Mixlr.com.  Call in number 908 751 0211.  Live callers welcome, and this will be the line for giveaways.

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May 9, 2017

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio.

Someone help Chief from the 405.  The 80s called and they want their sox back.  Jeez dude.

A caller from really close by calls in to tell us he took none of our advice.  He wanted a blower and decided to go with a nitrous kit.  Clearly Mike wasn't paying attention at first, but I will side with Mike on this one.  150HP wet on a dry manifold should be ok, but man that is touchy when you get on them hard.  We know they can work but those manifolds were designed for air.  Always use a good tuner and talk to quality guys like NX Nitrous Express.  

Tonight Allison Black from Dynocom gave us some good info about Dynocom.  If you don't know about chassis dynos you can pick up some info here.  Allison was good enough to explain some of the products, and more importantly, the pros and cons of Pods. (also known as hub dynos)  Quite a few answered questions and reasons to use one VS the other.  They have lots of features in the programing and it sounds like they have lots of good software advances in their latest offering.  If you are looking for a Dyno, give them a look.

Live again next week Monday night at 7:00 PM EST on Mixlr.com.  Call in number 908 751 0211.  Live callers welcome, and this will be the line for giveaways.

Like us on Facebook by going to Power and Speed Podcast and follow us on Twitter @powerspeedpod.  Listen to past archives on your favorite Podcast App, Tunein, YouTube, and SoundCloud.

May 2, 2017

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio.

Poor Tad, he's hurting.  We got older, and stuff goes wrong.  Kinda like an old car you keep fixing.  Tad has a case of the gout, and almost did not make the show.  Hope ya feel better buddy.

Here we go, the great head debate rages on.  It should first be noted Mike was actually respectful in his opinion and gave the guy credit for what he accomplished in this world of LS engines.  With that being said, the overwhelming opinion from very competent people is that the test is invalid.  Why, we don't know, but it is.  Mike did stand his ground and offered to pay for a test to prove a point.  Lets see what goes down.  Mike loves to gamble.

A listener or two requested we get Jason Hoots on.  Jason had probably the worst drag week experience we heard to date.  We all know it's not easy, and we all know stuff can go wrong.  Jason made one day of racing, and said that's it.  He fully admits he approached the whole thing wrong and he is ready to go back right.  Jason is a guy to watch, and if he survives our money is on him.

AMA  Ask Me Anything seems to be something the kids do today with the facebooks, the googler, and the tweeter. (SMH)  So we decided why not.  People asked us to do it, so send the questions or call in live.  We will answer anything... like seriously....anything.

Live again next week Monday night at 7:00 PM EST on Mixlr.com.  Call in number 908 751 0211.  Live callers welcome, and this will be the line for giveaways.

Like us on Facebook by going to Power and Speed Podcast and follow us on Twitter @powerspeedpod.  Listen to past archives on your favorite Podcast App, Tunein, YouTube, and SoundCloud.

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