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What's the Deal With Nitrogen-Filled Tires?

12.23.2014

Clem bought a Subaru Outback with nitrogen-filled tires and now she's wondering what to do if she gets a flat in the middle of nowhere and the nearest shop just has regular air. What's the real story with nitrogen-filled tires? Car Talk's take right here.  

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Today's Auto News

12.22.2014

UAW President Dennis Williams said longtime auto workers deserve a wage increase after going without one for nearly a decade. Under same logic, listeners deserve decent Car Talk episode. More auto news, here!

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Want a Classic Car from Cuba? You’d Be Better Off with Ray’s Colt Vista

12.19.2014

Want a classic car from Cuba? The miles may not have been kind to some of these classics! 

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Today's Auto News

12.19.2014

Swedish car mag says Ford Mondeo is dangerously, illegally overweight: we think it’s the high fat Mobil oils. More news from Car Talk, right here. 

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Hit it With a Rock: DIY Repairs

12.19.2014

Mike's truck wouldn't start and a mechanic of a mechanic passing by suggested he hit the fuel-pump with a hammer while someone else tried to start the car. Can Car Talk explain why this method works and whether he still needs to replace the fuel-pump?

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Does a Faster Engine Equal a Faster Battery Charge?

12.18.2014

Today: Chris heard that you can recharge your battery faster by running your engine faster. Is this true? Car Talk weighs in, right here. 

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Classic Cars Are Better Investments Than Art, Real Estate and Wine

12.18.2014

Don't buy an Andy Warhol drawing for a nest egg, buy an old Porsche instead. The collector car market is in something of a bubble right now, but you can take advantage of it.

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Auto News

12.17.2014

Army Auctioning Decommissioned Humvees to Public, Prices Start at $10K. Army will call off drone target practice for additional $5,000.

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Is it OK to Disconnect the Battery for Eight Months?

12.16.2014

Vinnie has a Subaru Outback that he only uses for winter driving. He wonders if it's OK to disconnect the battery and leave it sitting for eight months out of the year. Car Talk's answer, right here. 

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Car Talk Auto News

12.15.2014

In a marketing ploy, Subaru is driving Japanese skiers up ski slopes -- because who wouldn’t want a car that handles like a chairlift? That, and more, in today's Auto News!

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