Click and Clack – Talk cars, embrace progress

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BY TOM AND RAY MAGLIOZZI Dear Tom and Ray: I am about to buy a car. I’ve been advised to buy a new or newer car so as to avoid breakdowns, but I’m running into one big problem: Everything on the market is computerized. I’d like to be able to look under my hood and… Read more »

Click and Clack – Is there hope for this stinky car?

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By Tom and Ray Magliozzi Dear Tom and Ray: I need your help. My car has an odor that will not go away. My car, now known as “The Farm,” smells like a barn. Basically, my brother’s dog (her name is Drama) squirted her anal gland (yes, it’s disgusting) on my Prius’s fabric back seat…. Read more »

Click and Clack – His wifes full of hot air

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Dear Tom and Ray: As I write this, I am still fuming. This past week, the temperature has been in the high 80s to low 90s. I hate the heat and get super grumpy. So, I get into my wife’s VW, which, of course, has been baking in the sun all day, and she’s waiting… Read more »

Click and Clack: The Dangers of Running on Empty

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By Tom and Ray Magliozzi King Features Dear Tom and Ray: I am a 76-year-old woman, recently engaged to an 80-year-old man. We are truly best friends and agree on everything, except one thing. He drives a 2004 Lincoln Town Car that we affectionately call the “Pimp Mobile.” He won’t fill up the gas tank… Read more »

Click and Clack: An idea that’s ahead of its time

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By Tom and Ray Magliozzi King Features Dear Tom and Ray: Say I have an electric car (one that runs on nothing but electricity) that can be charged by plugging into any outlet. But for cross-country trips or long trips outside my car’s range, I carry a 120-volt Honda generator and a gas can in… Read more »