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#1136: Don't Drive Like Tom!

Original Air Date: 09.03.2011

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This week on Car Talk, we have further proof that no one should drive like Tom Magliozzi! Our irate listeners rant about racking up moving violations after following Tom's screwball EZ Pass theory. Never deterred by criticism, Tom plows forward in doling out questionable automotive advice. Should Sam in Pennsylvania dump maple syrup and a couple of Tums into his fuel tank, to guarantee long engine life? Then, it's off to Montana where Susan has buzzards delivering car parts to her remote home, and Ethan needs help remembering driving directions. All that, plus why Men are from GM and Women are from Ford, this week on Car Talk.

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This Week's Puzzler

Matching up vanity plates with makes and models. Find out!

Last Week's Puzzler

How did Ray find his old roommate at the airport? Find out!

Show Open Topic

Tom and Ray share a story of a particularly bad day on the open road, for listener Chuck.

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Puzzler Vacation Time

A listener defends the Puzzler's honor and work ethic from baseless accusations.

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Why you should just buy her the car she wants already.

Chuck's bad day on the road

Inspired by Tom and Ray, a listener takes the law into his own hands.

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