#1430: The Andy Letter

The real Andy poses the question.

Original Air Date: 07.26.2014

   Best Moment 01:23

This week on Car Talk, do two people who don’t know what they’re talking about know more or less than one person who doesn’t know what he’s talking about? Andy thinks Tom and Ray’s recent “pas-de-deux of breath-taking speculation” on electric brakes may have answered this question definitively. Elsewhere, Evan’s son stuffed a golf ball into her car’s exhaust, and she worried it may land a hole-in-one right in the middle of her engine; Christine can’t evict a colony of ants living in her car’s headliner; and Todd’s noisy truck gives Tom a chance to re-live his Army days with the long-suffering Sgt. McNeeley. Also, one listener’s proposal to re-arrange the days of the week—it’s brilliant, even if it does leave us with five Tuesdays. All this and more, this week on Car Talk.

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The Andy Letter

Do two people who know nothing know more, or less, than one person who knows nothing? Andy settles it once and for all in this classic Car Talk letter. Read it here.

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