Join the Car Talk Community!

#1041: Pre-Disastered Truck for Sale

Original Air Date: 10.09.2010

   Best Moment

Description: 
This week on Car Talk, Ethan in Montana is readying his Chevy Blazer for sale. Should he divulge the fact that it was struck by a bolt of lightning? And, could a disclosure actually be to his financial benefit? Meanwhile, Annalise in New York is trying to get one more school year out of her '84 Prelude, but its carburetor isn't cooperating. Also, the mystery of the self-starting Chevy Suburban; how many red light infractions and near miss accidents does it take to qualify a driver as a "stinko" driver; and the true difference between Harvard and MIT students. All this, and lots more, this week on Car Talk.

Review this Show | 3 Reviews | Need Help Listening? View Call Details

This Week's Puzzler

How did Doug fix his whistling Olds Delta 88 in 5 quick minutes, without turning a wrench or even opening the hood?

Last Week's Puzzler

Cruisin' to Grandma's House: A young gal drove 120 miles at 40 mph on the way to see her grandmother. On the way home, she drove 120 miles at 60 mph. She figures it should have taken her 4.8 hours round trip but it took her 5 hours. How come? Find out!

Show Open Topic

The difference between Harvard students and MIT students.

Login or Register to rate and post comments

Show Review - 1323

by Anonymous

Show Review - 1325

by Anonymous

chingon programa

by Anonymous

un programa bien perron, sigan asi de graciosos

Hahvahd v. MIT

Cartalk listener Jorge Angulo shares the main difference between Harvard and MIT students.

Support for Car Talk is provided by:

Donate Your Car,
Support Your NPR Station

...and get a tax break!

Get Started

Find a Mechanic


Go



Submit


Rocket Fuel