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#1437: The Twin Schwinn Blowout


Original Air Date: 09.13.2014

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This week on Car Talk, Darlene’s bumpy road-trip prompts Ray to remember his explosive lesson about the dangers of over-inflated tires. Elsewhere, Cynthia hopes Tom and Ray can settle her brothers’ tug-of-war over a vintage Camaro, but it’s more likely they’ll just add a Magliozzi family feud to the mix. Also, Bill’s steering wheel is re-enacting “Ghostbusters” by oozing an odd substance; Marsha’s wondering if adding oil to her coolant is the end of the world, or at least the end of her Previa; and on Stump the Chumps, we find out if marriage cured Ellen’s fiance of his high-performance add-on addiction. All this, plus the return of the Puzzler, and lots more, this week on Car Talk.

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Segment 1
Show Open: Forget TQM! How about TQP?

Segment 2
Ray and the Twin Schwinn Blowout

Segment 3
Ectoplasm in the steering wheel.

Segment 4
It's not the end of the world--just the end of the Previa!

Segment 5
Rick's Grand Am and Tommy's computer have one thing in common.

Segment 6
Stump the Chumps: Ellen's fiance's add-on obsession.

Segment 7
Odd behavior at the Mall of America.

Segment 8
New Puzzler: Bomber armor.

Segment 9
Can you get a neighbor to taste it?

Segment 10
Whose Camaro is it, anyway?

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A new management strategy: Total Quality Prevention Listen Now

This Week's Puzzler

Bomber Armor: What kind of armor plating can help out the RAF? Find out!

Last Week's Puzzler

Paint It Black: Why was the old headlight modified this way? Find out!

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