Tag: scams

13 Posts

Sep 01, 1997

Is paying $100 to fill your tires with nitrogen for longer lasting air pressure a great idea...or a scam?

Dear Car Talk

I heard a story on my local NPR station about a place in Houston where car owners can have the air in their tires replaced with nitrogen at a cost of This service is advertised as a fuel economy enhancement...

scams air pressure

Nov 01, 1995

What are those "marbles" rolling around in my gas tank??

Dear Car Talk

I recently purchased a Chevy Biscayne The gas tank was leaking and couldn't be patched so I took it out When I removed the tank it sounded like marbles were rolling around in there I tipped it upside down and...

gas tanks scams

Jun 01, 1993

Ladies, like us, you've been had.

Dear Car Talk

We want you to break the news to us gently Are we both gullible or what My friend and I both dropped on a gadget that is supposed to increase our gas mileage It's a four inch magnet which straps...

fuel economy scams