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Is this Transmission Dishwasher-Safe?

09.23.2014
David wants Tom and Ray's permission to keep using the family dishwasher to clean his auto parts, but his wife and kids are crying "poison!" Is this an OK use for a home dishwasher--or will David find his major appliance privileges revoked?

Hands-Free Driving?

07.22.2014
Maria needs Tom and Ray's help to convince her husband that it's important to actually grip the steering wheel while driving. Her husband prefers a more hands-off approach, but he says he'll keep both hands on the wheel if Maria can find some statistics proving this is safer. Can Tom and Ray say anything to convince this guy of the error of his ways? 

Husband to Blame for Bad Gas Mileage?

06.12.2014
Lois's husband gets terrible gas mileage when he drives, and Lois wants Tom and Ray to explain why. Her theory: That her husband's jackrabbit starts at lights are causing the drop in MPG. Whose side will Tom and Ray take? Find out here. 

Will vs. Wife: Engine Wear and Tear

03.31.2014
Will thinks driving 55 mph is easier on his car's engine and uses less fuel, but his wife argues that going 75 mph means the engine is running for less time and is therefore doing less work. Who's correct? Will's male ego is riding on Tom and Ray's reply. 

Do Opposites Attract... For Cars?

07.20.2012
Automotively speaking, do opposites attract?


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