Wes Bausch


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7 Most Expensive Car Repairs

Car Talk's resident expert mechanic takes a look at the most expensive car repairs in the industry and how to avoid them.

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Top 5 Things Your Mechanic Hates

Car Talk takes an inside look at the top 5 things your mechanic wishes you knew about the industry.

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Carburetor vs Fuel Injection for Your Classic Car

Car Talk takes a look at the difference between carburetors and fuel injection, and which is best for your classic car.

Wes Bausch

Wes Bausch
Wes Bausch is a lifelong mechanic. As a child, he started customizing his toy cars and bicycles, and eventually graduated to anything with a motor. For 25 years he worked professionally on all brands of motorcycles and classic cars. After all that time, ... read more he wanted a different challenge and now works in the railroad industry building track maintenance machines. He still works on his own 1961 Chevy C10 pickup, 1928 Model A coupe project and his 1998 Harley-Davidson. As a long time Car Talk fan he is thrilled to be the newest addition to the writing team. Wes lives in Norfolk, Virginia with his wife and their dog, Sam.
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