Birthday Gifts for the VWBus-Obsessed


Carlin needs Tom and Ray's help choosing a gift for her boyfriend who will turn 40 this year. The birthday boy has a '71 VW Bus that needs repair and she wants to give something that will help with that project. Can Tom and Ray think of the perfect present?


Today: What's the Resale Value of Discontinued Cars?


Kaelin wants to buy a Honda Element, but is worried that it will be hard to resell since Honda discontinued the model. Tom and Ray think the Element is the perfect choice for her. Can they convince her to stop treating this car like an investment?


Hailstorm Dents: Is This Repair Necessary?


A hailstorm dented Dan's family cars. The repairs are covered by his insurance company, but Dan wants Tom and Ray's blessing to keep the dents and use the money for something else. Can dents be dangerous, or is this repair optional? 


What Caused Kathi's Surprise Breakdown?


Kathi's used Honda Civic just experienced a major breakdown, and neither Kathi's mechanic nor the the previous owner's mechanic is willing to accept the blame. Can she get one of them to 'fess up? 


Today: Cheap Sales Tactic for Prius Tires?


George's Prius needs low-rolling-resistance tires, and his Toyota dealer insists buying the tires from anywhere esle would compromise his gas mileage. Is his dealer full of you-know-what? Find out, and learn more than you ever wanted to know about these special tires.


Tractor Talk? Will Needs Help With His Vintage Tractor


Will's 1945 Farmall-A tractor stalls on hills and he wants to figure out why. Tom and Ray admit to knowing nothing about tractors, but not knowing the answer has never stopped them before! Is Will about to get subjected to some totally bogus theories, or can Tom and Ray pull it off this time?


Today: Mechanic-Approved Thank You Gifts


Mary's mechanic is helping her sell her used Subaru and she wants to do something to show her appreciation. Tom and Ray recommend mechanic-approved thank-you gifts.


Today: Can Robert Trust His VW Dealer?


Robert's wife narrowly avoided an accident caused by the negligence of their Volkswagon dealer. Even though the dealer 'fessed up and claims to have fixed the problem with the Passat, she's still skittish. Can they trust that the dealer got it right this time?


Ron's Leaving His Wife -- For His Cars


Ron's wife gave him an ultimatum: her or the antique car collection. After 5 seconds of soul searching, Ron chose the cars. Can Tom and Ray save this marriage? (And why should they bother?)


The End is Near for Paul's Ford Taurus


Paul's Ford Taurus is about to kick the bucket and he and his girfriend want a prognosis. Can Tom and Ray break the bad news gently?