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Volcanomania

edited October 2011 in The Show
function popup(mylink, windowname){if (! window.focus)return true;var href;if (typeof(mylink) == 'string') href=mylink;else href=mylink.href;window.open(href, windowname, 'width=345,height=425,scrollbars=no,resizable=no');return false;}This week on Car Talk, we heard from Bill in Soldatna, Alaska. Bill, it turns out, lives right down the street from... from... well, a volcano. That's right: lava, ash, seismic-level explosions and magna. The whole nine yards.

Not only that, the volcano in Bill's 'hood is expected to erupt soon. Really soon.

His question for Tom and Ray? How can he protect his '03 Subaru Outback from the fine ash that's expected to shower Soldatna? He's been told to duct tape panty hose over the air intake, to keep the ash from clogging the Subaru's air filters.

Tom and Ray thought that should work. (Not only that, they suggested taupe.)

What do you suggest, to keep the insides of Bill's engine ash-free? Know of anyone who's dealt with such an automotive-volcanic challenge?

Share your thoughts right here -- and, as always, thanks.

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