This week on The Best of Car Talk, Brenda’s shoulder belt got stuck in her jacket zipper effectively trapping her in her car. Embarrassing? Sure, but not as embarrassing as Tom and Ray’s friend who tried to drive her car from the back seat. Elsewhere, Ben’s band wants to take his vintage Volvo on tour from Seattle, and wants to know if he can book any shows beyond, say, Tacoma. Also, Albee wants to sell a sputtering and stalling LeBaron to his mother-in-law, which is probably one way to guarantee she never visits; Judy swears her Olds is making noise. Her mechanics are telling her she’s crazy, but at least they’re doing it politely; and Gretchen thinks she may have gotten too good a deal from the guy who got the mud out of her Sentra. All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.
Show Open Topic
What's in your car?
This Week's Puzzler
All Aboard: Why did the train from Rochester need exactly 80 cars?
Last Week's Puzzler
Find the Bogus Coin: Can you pick a bogus coin out of 50 coins in only four weighings?