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Making the Case for Propane: From Gas Grills to Cars and Trucks

11.15.2012

Propane, the same stuff in our gas grills, also powers our cars? Southern cops are saying yes. Propane is an interesting fuel--liquid at near-room temperature, with relatively cheap refueling. The alternative--CNG and LNG--also have a case to make.

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Lana's Cruise Control Conflict

11.15.2012

Another couple seeks the marriage counselling services of Tom and Ray. Lana and her husband disagree about the proper use of the cruise control. Can Tom and Ray settle this dispute amicably?

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Today: Howard's Wife Hates His Truck

11.13.2012

Howard loves his 2000 Mercury Mountaineer, but his wife can't stand the sight of it. Can Tom and Ray save the truck (and the marriage) from the scrap yard?

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The Porsche 420?

11.09.2012

Is the neighborhood Porsche missing a headlight? Your local stoner might have it. 

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