We kick off with a proposal that could revolutionize snow measurement, if it wasn’t completely bogus. Later, the bogosity continues as Tom and Ray try to explain why Anne’s dashboard gauges all stopped working after she filled up her gas tank at a Shell station—twice! Also, Kay’s 38 year old daughter left mom’s Explorer running all night, and Kay’s wondering if she needs to blow out the car’s engine or the cobwebs in her daughter’s brain; 14-year old Matthew’s struggles to wash his parents’ car could be a valuable life lesson in how to get out of doing chores forever; and will Rush ever be able to get the smell of rancid butter out of his Land Rover? All this and more, this week on the Best of Car Talk.
Show Open Topic
Ray presents the Great Roof Snow Theory
This Week's Puzzler
The Troublesome Will: How does Crusty divide 17 cars between three sons?
Last Week's Puzzler
Pants on Fire: Why did Dougie's car -- and pants -- end up in flames outside a certain girlfriend’s house?