For two decades Tom and Ray Magliozzi, aka Click and Clack, and the Tappet brothers, have been America's funniest auto mechanics. Tom passed away in Nov. 2014, but their legacy lives on in a mixture of clips from their shows through the years.
In today's show Click and Clack are confronted with two callers whose car's transmissions are in really bad shape but the boys tell them to do NOTHING! Now, why would they risk their good standing in the local mechanic's yachting club by turning down such potentially lucrative repairs? Could Ellen's starting problem or Tom's electrical issues be more labor-intensive goldmines? Doubt it. All this and a new puzzler, too!
Broadcasting again this time from their new think tank -The Bushings Institute, Tom and Ray advise Cynthia that the fate of her beloved 1980 Chevy Citation is inextricably linked up with her personal life choices. Jim's shaking VW, Eileen's Nissan and Dave's Subaru get more conventional- but equally entertaining- diagnoses.
When the producer is away, our cats will play. The boys figured out where producer Doug Berman hides his spare housekey and spend this week's showtime raiding Dougie's fridge and torturing his cat inbetween calls. Shelly and her misbehaving clutch, Jennifer with her 'possessed' dashboard and Larry with his noisy Mercedes are all accomplices.
The important think tanks tackle global peace, poverty and the really deep problems facing humanity. Tom and Ray's 'Bushings Institute' set their sites a bit lower: Where is Stacey's oil leak coming from?.. When is the right time to sell your Saab?.. and how can the boys settle the $100 bet between Sarah and her friend fairly and still take their standard 50% commission?