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Waiting for Godot: Three Horror-Filled Hours at the Department of Motor Vehicles

05.15.2015

Time stops when you enter the flourescent-lit den of iniquity. The DMV lacks only the whirring fan to be a Third World outpost in our modern society.

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What Time is It? Time for a New Clutch!

05.14.2015

Tom has 265K miles on his Honda Civic, with an original engine and clutch. The clutch is acting up but his mechanic can't seem to find anything wrong with it. Car Talk says he had a good run, but it's time to bite the bullet and replace the clutch. 

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Auto News for Wednesday, May 13

05.13.2015

For self-driving cars, privacy may be a bigger concern than safety. Siri: “Shall I text your wife that you’re parked outside Hooters?" 

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The Shaking LeBaron

05.12.2015

Lin's 1988 Chrysler LeBaron is giving her trouble, and giving us Ricardo Montalban flashbacks. What's causing the engine to shake? 

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A Big Classic Car Weekend--With Lots of Stories to Tell

05.12.2015

Hidden in garages and behind stone walls are fabulous million-dollar cars owned by hoarders, and a bunch of recent discoveries will be on display in Connecticut in two weeks.

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Vintage Travel Decals: Where Useless Information, Sex and Stereotypes Meet

05.12.2015

Back when Americans used to drive everywhere on vacation, every tourist trap had these travel decals, so you could show off your travels with cartoons featuring sexy ladies, useless information and whatever stereotype that state was known for.

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Auto News for Friday, May 8

05.08.2015

BMW celebrates 40 years of the 3-series. If you don’t know the difference between a BMW and a porcupine by now..

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Will Auto Manufacturers Help Save Cyclists?

05.08.2015

Over 700 cyclists died after being hit by cars, according to statistics from the most recent year available. Can we stop the carnage? Some auto companies think they can help. Here's how. 

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What's Wrong With the Wipers?

05.07.2015

The wipers on Brad's '96 Caprice Classic work fine on low and intermittent, but when he turns them up to high, they freeze up. What's Car Talk's diagnosis?

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Auto News for Wednesday, May 6

05.06.2015

Jeeps, repaired in recall, catch fire, prompting new inquiry. It’s still a Jeep thing. You wouldn’t understand. 

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