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What Would Dr. Frankenstein Drive?


It's alive! Today Tom and Ray counsel Hunter who wants to build the perfect car using the best available parts from other cars. Sound familiar? Read their advice to this aspiring Mad Car Scientist, right here.


Today: Kylee's Not-So-Small Oil Leak


Kylee used Mercury Sable came with a "small" oil leak. It's only getting worse and she's getting tired of filling it every couple weeks. Tom and Ray have plenty of sympathy for Kylee but don't hold out much hope for the Mercury. Find out why, right here.


What's Your Favorite Bumper Sticker?


Feeling buried up to your voting lever in political bumperstickers? Car Talk is having its own election. Find out how to nominate your favorite bumpersticker right here.  


Today: A Case for Idiot-Proof Jumper Cables


Jonathan was helping his coworker jump start her car, but he hooked up the cables the wrong way and now her radio is fried. Tom and Ray are full of hope for Jonathan--they hope he has good insurance, and they hope that the coworker he was helping out is cute, because this is going to cost him. 



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