This week on The Best of Car Talk, Ivan went for an oil change, and was told he needed a special detergent because his oil was clumpy. Did his oil change guy base this on a close examination of Ivan’s engine, or a quick guess on Ivan’s gullibility? Also, can $170 be too much to spend on a dream car? In the case of the truck Michelle’s husband just bought her, it might be. Can Tom, Ray, and a few thousand rolls of duct tape re-kindle Michelle’s passion? Find out, this week on The Best of Car Talk.
Show Open Topic
Did you hear the one about the parrot and the magician?
This Week's Puzzler
The Captured Spy: How did the undercover agent give himself away?
Last Week's Puzzler
Tim and Jethro’s Pump-Side Wager: How did Jethro know when a driver had pulled up to the pump with the fuel door facing the wrong way?