Join the Car Talk Community!

A Repair Kit Most Curious

The Puzzler


RAY: This puzzler was sent in recently by someone named Marshall Mangan.

He wrote:

While browsing through my favorite crafts and tool catolague, I came across a very strange-looking package of stick-on plastic numbers. It was a repair kit for a specific task. And it contained the following set of numerals: a 0, five 1's, two 2's, a 3, a 4, a 5, a pair of 6's, a 7 and an 8.

What are these numbers intended for?

Here's a hint: There was a puzzler from a few weeks ago and I couldn't tell you exactly what that puzzler was, but if you got that one, it might give you some insight into the solution of this one.

Think you know? Drop Ray a note!

[ Car Talk Puzzler ]

Support for Car Talk is provided by:

Donate Your Car,
Support Your NPR Station

...and get a tax break!

Get Started

Find a Mechanic


Go



Submit


Rocket Fuel