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would you install a halosonic?

yes 8 vote(s) 42.1%
no 11 vote(s) 57.9%
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    SlowTurd I LIKE PRIUS'S

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    did a search, didn't find it




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    bwilson4web 03 and 10 Prius

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    About as much as I think about the Jetta commercial. We bought a 2010 Prius, not Lotus fantasies.

    Bob Wilson
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    Tech_Guy Class Clown

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    Noise Pollution.

    Keith
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    efusco Troll Slayer

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    Guess if someone was gonna shove a sound generator down my throat for my EV then I'd like to be able to modulate the choice and volume of sound somewhat, and I like the 'futuristic' sounds option wihen in slow EV.
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    fuzzy1 Senior Member

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    Engine noise.

    Tail fins.

    Bell bottoms.

    Polyester leisure suits.

    Some things are just destined to go away, with only the clueless trying to bring them back.
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    bwilson4web 03 and 10 Prius

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    It would make more sense if there were as many or more Prius with noise makers installed than plug-in Prius. But fundamentally we know noise doesn't work because noise generating cars are already killing too many pedestrians. The old Chestnut about there not being enough hybrids to do a statistically valid study no longer hold true.

    Still, if someone thinks they need a noise maker:

    • CAR REVERSING BACK UP BEEP LIGHT - buy one or more and replace a fog light bulb or turn signal.
    Preach noise makers to others by doing the right thing and lead by example. But if we're going to 'do the experiment' make it a universal requirement for all cars with a sunset provision, say 10 years with an annual performance report by the NHTSA. Might as well have it built-in to the backup lights too. If after 10 years we find there is no evidence of a safety effect, let it expire.

    Bob Wilson

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