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

#1617: What Are Yews Doing

This week on The Best of Car Talk, can Liz use her Maxima to remove some unwanted shrubs from her yard, or will her bumper wind up as part of the landscape? Elsewhere, Nancy's 16-year-old son wants a Camaro. Will she be adbicating all parental responsibility if she buys him one, and is there a good alternative that's big, ugly, and cool? Also, Pam wants to ease her husband's guilt over denting her door; Charles succumbed to Male Answer Syndrome trying to diagnose his wife's noisy Voyager; and, is Kirk's steering problem a result of Post-Alignment Euphoria, or Post-Alignment Anxiety? All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.

#1616: The Closet Leadfoot

This week on The Best of Car Talk, is Martha's Passat shifting rough because of a failing transmission, or Martha's bad driving habits? The Car Talk Leadfoot Personality Test may give the answer. Elsewhere, Martin's brilliant roadside fix for his loose muffler could wind up setting the entire Northeast on fire; Dick's car is blowing so much smoke he's on Pennsylvania's Most Wanted Polluters list; and, Elizabeth is wondering if she should let a sleeping nail lie, in her tire. Also, can Tom and Ray teach Beth how to parallel park without being able to see what's behind her? All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.