#1106: Beware the Anonymous Physicist

Feb 05, 2011
Remember the recent puzzler about the pizza box and the cylindrical fuel tank? Well, it never happened. (At least that's what Ray would like you to believe.) Capisce? Good! Having cleared up that little matter, Click and Clack then do their best to stimulate the economy, by convincing Shawn that his wife's knack for hitting all manner of objects entitles her to a new car, and telling Martha that it's worth spending a few hundred bucks to be able to get the key out of her Subaru. Meanwhile, Deb in Massachusetts is hoping two brothers can referee an argument between her sons over whether one's Sentra is a "chick car." All this, plus a new puzzler from the History of Automotive Manufacturing Series, and lots more, this week on Car Talk.

Show Open Topic

Ray sheepishly offers a mea culpa for his recent booooo-gus puzzler.

This Week's Puzzler

What one measurement on all cars sold in the U.S. hasn't changed in the past 70 years?

Last Week's Puzzler

How did the stalled missionaries ever get back on the road?


6 Comments

Show Review - 1463

I haven't heard a bad show from the bros ever! Thanks for everything. I'm loving the fact that I don't have to work Sundays anymore!
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Show Review - 1468

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don't work

wont play... last weeks worked. this weeks opens and then closes.. listening with droid x
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don't work

wont play... last weeks worked. this weel opens and them closes..
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Feels like bumper hit

In late model GM pickups, the driveshaft "sticks" in the transmission, when the chassis is compressed upon stopping. Whilst stopped or when releasing the brake, it feels just like the truck got hit in the back bumper. Grease.
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Best Show ever !

I love this car show. Keep it up guys.
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