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#0829: Max and the Schnauzer

Original Air Date: 07.19.2008

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This week on Car Talk, it's the infamous story of Max and the dead schnauzer. Talk about above and beyond mechanic service. Meanwhile, can Amy convince her husband that she should drive the car? Fake illness of course! Nothing like a bad case of the pukes to put her behind the drivers seat. And Ray shares his tales of weatherproofing his butt. All that on this week's barking good hour of Car Talk.

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    I though it was toothpaste.

    by calebnei

    The story about the mistaken Vaseline puts me in mind of a problem I had once. When my oldest child was young I, late at night in the dark, once brushed my teeth with diaper ointment...two different times.

    This is the best story I've ever heard

    by ddbabq

    I don't know where they found this guy Max, but he tells one heck of a story. It's so well told that my wife and I figured that he must have been reading a script. The timing, his accent, and the twist make this an unforgettable episode. I will always remember it!

    My sides are sore

    by leereich

    This is one of the funniest stories I have heard on your show. Please run it again sometime.

    Favorite Moment: Dead dog!!!!

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