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#1618: Your Wife or a Cigar

Original Air Date: 04.30.2016
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This week on The Best of Car Talk, Tom and Ray demonstrate their unmatched ability to plant all four feet firmly in their mouths and endanger their marriages— all while diagnosing a simple vacuum leak.
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