Rick's Innovative Starting Technique
TOM: Did he really do this?
RAY: He really did do it. He said he almost peed his pants when it worked.
He took the hangers from the dry cleaning and he fashioned sparkplug wires out of them. He connected them between the towers of the distributor cap and the appropriate spark plug. He was pretty sure he got a couple of them crossed, because the thing backfired-- boom, boom, ba-boom! But he actually got his truck started, and drove it home. Pretty good, eh?
TOM: Wow, that is. That's very good.
RAY: So who's our winner?
TOM: The winner is R.J. Dimaggio from Greenwood, Arkansas. And for having his or her answer selected at random from among all the correct answers that we got, R.J. gets a 26-dollar gift certificate to the Shameless Commerce Division at cartalk.com. And with Mother's Day coming up, R.J. can get our CD about mothers and cars called 'Maternal Combustion.'
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