This week on Car Talk, Jackson has built a McMansion for his wife's chickens, and now he needs to transport it across Vermont. His plan involves a Toyota Tacoma, a snowmobile trailer-- and one ginormous coop of unknown poundage. Are his fears of a catastrophic collapse justified? Will the chickens have to get out and push? Elsewhere, Chantel in California has decided to come clean about an incident that may have croaked Dad's Volvo a decade back. Can Tom and Ray can keep her in Dad's will? Also, a Prius turns into a gas geyser, a VW owner learns about the high cost of driving through a deep puddle, and, is Tommy's addition to the Miata universe enough to strip it of "chick car" status? All this, and lots more, this week on Car Talk.
Show Open Topic
Tom and Ray share some Shakespearean car reviews-- and ask for yours.
Last Week's Puzzler
What car part is currently made of a mixture of steel wool, iron and bronze? See if you got the answer!