Spark Plugs

The Puzzler

RAY: Vinny Goombatz decided to do a tune-up on his brother Vinny's car.

TOM: His other brother Vinny.

RAY: Of course. Which included changing the spark plugs. He knew he read some place that you were supposed to be careful trying to prevent dirt from falling into the spark plug holes. So he tried to vacuum the dirt away with his Click and Clack autographed model shop vac. And it didn't suck enough. The space was so confined, he couldn't get close enough with his crevice tool to do it. So he decided to remove the plugs very carefully. And then with the plugs removed, he would get that wand in there and vacuum away the dirt so that when he went to put the new plugs back in, no dirt would fall into any of the cylinders. SO he did this and the results were, to say the least, disastrous.

TOM: Or at least exciting.

RAY: Exciting. What happened?

TOM: We should mention, however, that you should NOT try this at home. Because disastrous is really correct.

RAY: So don't try this at home. Wait to find out the right answer next week.

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