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One Saab Forward, Three Saabs Back

03.27.2014

A tale of four loves -- all of them four-wheeled, all of them Swedish. Find out whether this Saab story has a happy ending, right this way.

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The High Cost of Owning a Car (Any Car, But Especially an SUV)

03.25.2014

It costs far, far more than you think to own a car. Most people just think of purchase price and gas, but don't forget all the hidden costs. A new AAA report crunches the numbers.

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Today: Truck Won't Start on Damp Days

03.24.2014

Bob had a water pump failure on his 2001 Dakota and ever since, the truck won't start on damp days. Tom and Ray say he can solve his problem, easy! Just move to a drier climate. Death Valley perhaps? Read the rest of their advice, right here.

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Pothole Season: Where Does the Pavement Go?

03.22.2014

In honor of pothole season, we're sharing one of our favorite calls from Sara, who asks: What happens to all the asphalt? 

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Which State Has the Worst Potholes?

03.22.2014

It's pothole season. Think you've got it bad? We heard from fans all over the country who claim there state has the worst potholes. Vote here to settle this question once and for all. 

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Pothole FAQ: All About Those Big Holes in the Road

03.21.2014

What causes potholes? Which states have the biggest? And do I have any recourse if my car gets damaged? Good luck with that last one. Everything you've ever wanted to know about potholes, this way. 

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Carstaches: Tom Selleck vs. John Waters

03.20.2014

Today: Tom and Ray counsel Nathan who is just a bit concerned that his "carstache" might be blocking the external temperature sensor on his 2007 Dodge Calibur. Tom and Ray say the external sensor isn't a big deal, but he should be a little concerned about blocking the radiator. How he can check, plus a discussion of the ideal mustache for a car, this way. 

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Total Recall: GM Bites the Bullet

03.20.2014

"Unmitigated crap cans from the day they left the factories... these flawed, uncompetitive machines bespoke GM’s utter indifference to cars as it chased rich SUV profits..."

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What's Next After the Car?

03.19.2014

We're still working on those crazy Popular Science ideas from the 1950s--flying cars, anti-gravity belts, jet packs, but at least the Hyperloop is new. We may be stuck with automobiles for a while.

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Hell Hole

03.18.2014

A rip in the very fabric of space and time? One need look no further than rural Vermont roads for terra firma's own version of a black hole.

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