The Best of Car Talk

The best of Car Talk, the long-running public radio program hosted by brothers and long-time mechanics Ray and Tom Magliozzi (better known as "Click and Clack, The Tappet Brothers").

Recent Episodes

#1626: The Misappropriated Dream Truck

This week on Stump the Chumps, we find out if Michelle is happily driving around Spokane in her $700 dream truck, or if it's doing duty as a lawn ornament in her backyard. Elsewhere, Karlene's mechanic diagnosed her Explorer's annoying squeak as "an annoying squeak," with no suggestions for quieting it. Can Tom and Ray do perhaps just a wee bit better? Also, Ed may need to resort to healing crystals to start his son's Taurus; Stan thinks his wife's aggressive air-conditioning use may pop a belt; and Larry has a chance to take part in a wonderful bonding experience with his 14-year old son, and is looking for any way to get out of it! All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.

#1625: The Rental Car Fugitive

This week on The Best of Car Talk, Bill parked his rental car on a beach, and discovered the next morning that the tide had rolled in—to the car. He's bailed the water, but hasn't told the rental company. Should he 'fess up? Elsewhere, on a scale of 1 to10, how stupid should Ryan feel about getting talked into an engine shampoo when he took his car for an oil change? How about 11? And, is a lucky doughnut enough to keep Tamatha's brakes from burning up for a third time? All this and more this week on The Best of Car Talk.