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Nuts and Bolts – August 2017

It’s all the stuff that didn’t make it into earlier CarStuff episodes along with a bunch of unusual car-related news stories, some listener mail and maybe even a few laughs along the way.

Do you have a favorite engine sound?

I do. And after years and years (actually, it's more like decades if you want the honest truth) of paying careful attention to the sounds produced by specific engine and exhaust combinations, I've decided that my favorite is a big-block Mopar V-8 (a 440 with an aggressive cam, to be exact) breathing through a Flowmaster exhaust system. Yeah, I know that's pretty specific; but really, that's my all-time favorite. And I've been paying attention...