Category: Leisure:Automotive

Overcrest delves into news, obscure automotive history, car culture, and the changing nature of the automotive landscape with humor and the unique perspective of professional journalism.

September 7, 2020

This is One Screwed Up Episode

Screws are something all of us take for granted, but is it really as simple as the rest of the hardware we use every single day? Witold Rybczynski, the author of "One Good Turn: A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw" joins the podcast to talk about it. The guys also talk about the rally, their projects, and more... 

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September 4, 2020

Bake Me a Cake as Fast as You Can…

We reconnect with Pikes Peak driver Scott Birdsall to discuss his return to the mountain. The guys also discuss Tesla Man, Florida Man, cake, and pockets full of lint. 

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Scott Birdsall Breaks Pikes Peak Diesel Record...

The Wrangler you always wanted is here

Your car is disgusting

Tesla man crashes

Hey Jake, I found a ducatti I can afford....

Nogaro blue is back

2022 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 to have flat plane crank and wings. Lots of wings.

Surprise, no one is buying Mitsubishis...

With the beetle dead, the thing might be coming back as an.... E-thing?

Remember that Lancia restomod thing

Florida Man Arrested....

Car for sale of the week

August 31, 2020

How to Make Friends and Murder People

Kris recounts scouting the rally, almost dying on the way to today's podcast, and his 911 project. 

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August 28, 2020

Me time, Dr Ben, and….Do Germans Have Cookouts?

The news of the week comes in with scandals, bankruptcies, wagon surprises, murder, and much more...


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Cars are helping people cope with the Pandemic...

New Rolls Royce is TOO Quiet

Everyone’s a cheater these days... especially VAG

Wait, we’re getting a golf R wagon

VW Manager Accused Of Spying Likely Dead As Body Found Inside His Burned Car

Performance tuner Mountune seeking....administration.

Hyundai of Brazil’s best salesman is a dog

August 24, 2020

The Inevitable Indubitable Carburetor Episode…

The guys discuss the ups and downs of the first go at tuning the 911, Jakes's C10, and take a stroll down how carburetors actually work.