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Don't Make an Aftermarket Mistake

Dear Car Talk

Dear Car Talk | Feb 26, 2019

Balance potential gains with the possible loss of your warranty

aftermarket parts warranties GMC 3500

1958 Chevrolet
Jan 11, 2019

"Is That Real Wood?"

Dear Car Talk

When was a Woodie wagon made of real wood?

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Radar detector on windshield
Jan 08, 2019

A Rant Against Radar Detectors

Jim Motavalli

They're expensive, stupid, and they don't even really work anymore. Here's an idea: just slow down.

law enforcement rants

Pile of U.S. currency
Jan 03, 2019

Heat Shield Shouldn't Cost an Arm and a Leg

Dear Car Talk

But they're pretty important. Here's why.

heat shields Honda Accord Sdn 2003

Has Aluminum Increased Ford F-150 Repair Costs?
Dec 27, 2018

Has Aluminum Increased Ford F-150 Repair Costs?

Dear Car Talk

The reasons behind the answer might surprise you.

body damage repairs Ford F-150 2015

Eggs Benedict served on a hubcap
Dec 24, 2018

Lame Joke: Holiday Edition

Staff Blog

A man walks into a diner. The waitress comes over with some coffee and a menu. "What'll it be?" she asks.

lame jokes

This Volvo's Engine Shifts as Often as the Transmission
Dec 20, 2018

This Volvo's Engine Shifts as Often as the Transmission

Dear Car Talk

One or more weak motor mounts could be the cause of clunking.

transmissions motor mounts Volvo S60 2012