May 16, 2011 04:00 PM

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Force Owen Wilson to pick between changing a diaper or a tire and the first-time father will choose the former each and every time.

“Changing a flat tire is much harder. I thought changing diapers was going to be challenging, but from the first day, I jumped right into it,” the Cars star, 42, tells Parents‘ June issue.

“I have my whole system down and I’m able to just knock it out. I sort of surprised myself by being a fairly adept dad.”

Despite having settled into life with 3-month-old son Robert Ford — his first child with Jade Duell — Wilson admits the novelty of the situation still occasionally catches him off guard.

“It seems surreal that this tiny human being is now here — and I’m thinking about all the great adventures he has ahead of him,” he shares.

Adventures that, if left up to the doting dad, will include a trip to Disneyland, where Wilson recently recorded the voice on an upcoming Cars attraction.

“I was thinking about how that’s the place you want to go to the most as a child, and the idea that my voice will be in this park is sort of incredible,” he muses. “One day I’ll take my kid there and to be a part of that ride will make me feel kind of proud.”

However, Wilson isn’t the only one to see his name on the big screen as a result of the film. “On this one, I had just become a father and they do this thing called ‘production babies,'” he reveals.

“At the end of the movie, they list the babies who were born to Pixar people during the course of filming it. So, our little baby will have his little credit up there on the screen too.”

— Anya Leon

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