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#0615: A Little Expert (ahem) Advice

Original Air Date: 04.15.2006

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In this week’s show, Tom and Ray finally get some respect. Advice columnist “Dear Amy” calls for some factual, non-bogus information … sadly, she’s come to the wrong place. What happens when you put power steering fluid where the brake fluid goes? Mabel found out the hard way. Will Franz have to donate all his molecules to science? He’s made a bet with a physicist that needs settling. Customer tales, syndicated support services, physics, and more, on this edition of Car Talk.

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This Week's Puzzler

Old Mr. Jones left a will to his pregnant wife - if the child is a boy, 2/3 of the estate goes to his son, and 1/3 to wife. If the baby is a girl, 2/3 goes to his wife, and 1/3 to the girl. How will the estate be divided if she has twins – one boy and one girl?

Last Week's Puzzler

A man has his spark plugs stolen – how does he get it going again using only a load of construction materials and some dry cleaning? Find out!

Show Open Topic

Some life tips that you won’t see in the self-help section of the bookstore.

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