#1605: Me and My Blankie

Jan 30, 2016
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Paula swears the only way she can start her car on really cold mornings is by laying a warm blanket on the hood. Is there any possibility that Paula isn’t completely nuts? Elsewhere, Dick’s truck bounces when he steps on the brakes, but can Dick stay awake long enough for Tom and Ray to explain why? Also, a ski trip turned Jennifer’s Geo into a low rider; Betsy’s Toyota is sliding around Martha’s Vineyard; and Peter’s wife always said, “A car is just a car”, until she drove Peter’s new Jaguar. Is peter’s new Jag now hers? All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.

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