#1841: If You Don't Think Too Good, Don't Think Too Much

Oct 13, 2018
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Rick has lots of reasons to justify adding a supercharger to his Miata. Unfortunately, they’re all harebrained. Will the wisdom of baseball legend Ted Williams help dissuade Rick, or does a mid-life crisis trump all? Speaking of harebrained, Cheryl’s brother is driving around with a rotted gas tank, and the fuel lines re-routed to a tank in his trunk. Also, Tamara’s family needs help saying goodbye to their beloved Vanagon; Mike may be facing a winter without power steering; and Melissa’s husband is about to learn what happens when you cheap out on snow tires. All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.

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