Dougie's Three Girlfriends
RAY: Here’s how you solve it. I mentioned early in the story that he added coolant; he was leaking coolant. He was adding oil, but he's burning oil.
TOM: The coolant is not going to extinguish the flame.
RAY: He adds power steering fluid.
RAY: When he pulls into the driveway of girlfriend number three, he has to make a very sharp turn. He has a leak in the high pressure power steering hose... And when this wheel is cut all the way, the increased pressure of the system squirts it out onto the hot exhaust manifold, and that small amount of fluid burst into flames.
And we know the rest of the story.
He takes his pants off, and it was only because she had a driveway that had a much sharper turn than the other two.
TOM: And that's how Sip became Mrs. Doug Berman. Wow.
RAY: Do we have a winner?
TOM: The winner this week is Ed Klopton from Iowa City, Iowa. Congratulations, Ed!
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