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

#1630: The Muir Woods Capuccino Cart

Could anything ruin a walk through one of America's most beautiful and peaceful National Monuments? How about a radio show host complaining because he can't get an espresso? This week on The Best of Car Talk, the tale of Tom and Ray's ill-fated visit to the Muir Woods. Elsewhere, Bob's friend may be victim of "Additive Placebo Syndrome" by disabling his running lights to improve mileage; Harmony hopes to get off the hook for smashing her sister's car; and can Sasha learn how to drive a stick shift without giving her Dad a nervous breakdown? All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.

#1629: Death by Soap

This week on The Best of Car Talk, Greg was surprised when his truck started running poorly, until he learned that his four-year-old son had washed the inside of the gas tank with soap. Should Greg stick his kid with the repair bill? Elsewhere, Judy can't decide if her son-in-law is brilliant or wacko for raising the hood of his Volvo after every drive; Gil's Camry may be leaving a trail of clutch fluid from Houston to Phoenix; Debra's knocking is nothing compared to the sound of two hosts banging their heads together trying to figure out what's causing it; and, what does Gavin's car have in common with King Tut's tomb? All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.