#1851: Excellence in Worthlessness

Dec 22, 2018
This week on The Best of Car Talk, finally an award Tom and Ray could achieve G.O.A.T. status in—wasting time. They’ll demonstrate their dominance by ignoring Dodie's perfectly good question about leaving her car in overdrive, and instead relentlessly pry into why only two of Dodie’s four sons chipped in to buy her the car. Elsewhere, Bob’s Cavalier has no heat, even though he’s replaced just about every piece of the system; Patricia’s Subaru is having trouble starting, which is making it even more difficult to navigate around the buffalo living in her front yard; and Steve thinks he may have bitten off more than he can chew by taking on a Buick Roadmaster restoration. And, on Stump the Chumps, we find out if Joan made it to Madagascar without flying with a set of tires in her bags. All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.

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Tom and Ray win an award--finally!

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