#1213: Ashes to Asphalt

Will Sanjay ride with his car forever?

Original Air Date: 03.31.2012

   Best Moment 1:29

This week's Car Talk kicks off with an Auto-Spiritual conundrum: Can Sajay have his cremated ashes poured into his car's gas tank, without doing damage? Then it's off to Somerville, MA, where Rebecca's got a squeaking clutch, and Tommy's having a TMI moment from his childhood. Also, Will's secret mid-life crisis Porsche purchase may be a little harder to keep quiet, now that it needs a new transmission; Whitney's got a husband determined not to fill up his gas tank until he's down to the last drop; and Josh may need help from late night TV to get dried concrete off his Corolla. All this, plus the Puzzler welcomes the return of baseball season, and lots more, this week, on Car Talk.

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Ashes to Asphalt: Sanjay's farewell wish to have his ashes poured into his car's gas tank.

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