This week on Car Talk, driving over a bowling ball is not good for your car, but it sure makes for a great story, especially when it happens in front of a topless bar. Also, Kat in San Diego is wondering why she's going through brakes faster than Tommy goes through wives; Sid's Volvo has begun speaking Greek to him; and Jeff in Ohio thinks his Corsica may be trying to tell him something by conking out when his fiancee takes it to the bridal shop. All this, the early returns on our pseudo-scientific survey on the Male-Female Heated Seat Dichotomy, and lots more, this week on Car Talk.
Show Open Topic
Tom and Ray open the show with the results of our recent poll on genders.... and heated seats!
This Week's Puzzler
Ray's thinking of two inventions from long ago. One of them has thousands of moving parts. The other has one part, and it doesn't move. They both do the same thing. What is he thinking of?
Last Week's Puzzler
Did you figure out what the following state's names have in common: Maine, Vermont, New York, Iowa, Florida, Texas, Utah, Idaho and Wyoming. What do they have in common?