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

#1540: That Special Detergent Look

This week on The Best of Car Talk, Ivan went for an oil change, and was told he needed a special detergent beause his oil was clumpy. Did his oil change guy base this on a close examination of Ivan's engine, or a quick guess on Ivan's gullibility? Also, can $170 be too much to spend on a dream car? In the case of the truck Michelle's husband just bought her, it might be. Can Tom, Ray, and a few thousand rolls of duct tape re-kindle Michelle's passion? Find out, this week on The Best of Car Talk.

Car Talk #1539: Dashboard Jesus, Protect Us!

This week on The Best of Car Talk, Click and Clack delve into the subject of dashboard icons and the best geographical position for a duct taped, plastic Jesus. After all, the roads are dangerous and drivers need all the protection they can get! Also, Sarah's minivan was stolen twice in one day (this is one case where the third time is not the charm!); John's tires are gonzo. Was it due to a defect or his laziness? And Liz's Honda has a horrible B.O. smell. Can she blame it on her husband? All that, plus the answer to this season's inaugural puzzler, this week on The Best of Car Talk.