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Covering the Nuts and Bolts of Lug Nuts

Dear Car Talk

Dear Car Talk | Dec 11, 2019

There are several wrenching decisions to make

wheels

This Saturn May Be up in Smoke
Sep 16, 2019

This Saturn May Be Up in Smoke

Dear Car Talk

There's no genie in a bottle that'll fix this problem.

oil oil changes smoke Saturn Ion 2003

Great blue heron
Sep 14, 2019

Miscellaneous Lame Jokes

Staff Blog

I heard music coming from my printer, but it was just the paper jamming. More bad jokes here.

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Put Your Tesla to the Test
Sep 13, 2019

Put Your Tesla to the Test

Dear Car Talk

Go ahead--enjoy the acceleration of your Tesla!

electric vehicles EV repair

1992 Buick Skylark
Sep 12, 2019

The 25 Ugliest Cars in History

Staff Blog

The 25 Ugliest Cars in History, in no particular order.

design

Dodge Omni O24
Sep 09, 2019

Junkyard Dispatch: 20 Shots from the Grave

Philip Ruth

Twenty images of vehicles completing their lives providing parts for others.

 Can My New Lexus Actually Save Me Money?
Sep 06, 2019

Can My New Lexus Actually Save Me Money?

Dear Car Talk

Moving from premium to regular pads this reader's coffee fund.

gasoline fuel economy high performance Lexus ES 350

Don't Spin out This Summer
Sep 04, 2019

Don't Spin out This Summer

Dear Car Talk

Traction control isn't just for winter weather

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Tattoo of Saab logo
Sep 04, 2019

The Girl with the Saab Tattoo, and Other Generational Stories

Jim Motavalli

Nostalgia takes 20 years to sink in, and most of us go for the cars of our youth. So why all the focus on the late 1980s and early 1990s?

No Rush to Join the 'Little Old Lady' Club
Aug 29, 2019

No Rush to Join the 'Little Old Lady' Club

Dear Car Talk

There's no rush to flush all the fluids in this case.

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