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Which Blades to Buy?

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RAY: When I ran back to the car, I measured the blade on the passenger side.

Then when I emerged with the 18-inch blades it was starting to rain and I figure if I'm going to put one blade on the car where am I going to put it? On the passenger side? No! I'm going to put it on the driver's side—and it was an inch too short.

The reason it was an inch too short is that this car, like lots of cars, has different sized blades. This car had a 19-inch blade on the driver's side and an 18-inch blade on the passenger side.

So what did I buy? One of each.

Do we have a winner?

TOM: You bet we do. The winner is Jason Horn from Wyndham, Connecticut. And for having his answer selected at random from among all the correct answers that we got, Jason gets a 26-dollar gift certificate to the Shameless Commerce Division at cartalk.com where he can get a copy of our latest collection of disrespectful car music called, "Born Not to Run."

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