alanclarkeau's Recent Activity

  1. alanclarkeau attached a file to the thread Best strategy for a long cruise down hill.

    Like the DOT guys who were so OCD that they installed this - in a very back road 2 hrs from here: [ATTACH]

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  2. alanclarkeau attached a file to the thread No rear windshield wipers on the Eco?!?.

    The rear wiper isn't really great anyway - because of the angle it's on, it only clears a small part of the back screen. Yes, I...

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  3. alanclarkeau replied to the thread 12V battery group size.

    To be honest - I wouldn't worry about sourcing another battery till it dies - which could well be another 5 years. As you said, it's...

    Jan 23, 2019 at 3:05 AM
  4. alanclarkeau attached a file to the thread Volume Knob Frustration.

    The PARK Button is lit: [ATTACH]

    upload_2019-1-22_20-3-31.png Jan 22, 2019 at 5:03 AM
  5. alanclarkeau liked Elektroingenieur's post in the thread 12V battery group size.

    In other threads, it’s been pointed out that NAPA (BAT 75140R), AutoZone (Duralast H4-DL), O’Reilly (140RPRM), and Advance (H4) all...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 1:51 AM
  6. alanclarkeau replied to the thread 12V battery group size.

    I wouldn't worry about it. I bought a car which had been sitting in the dealership for 17 months, I kept it for 3¼ years, and the...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 11:46 PM
  7. alanclarkeau replied to the thread TSB Issued for Buzzing rattle in dashboard.

    Can someone else ride with you and try to identify the sound source. Maybe using a piece of plastic tube like a stethoscope?

    Jan 21, 2019 at 11:15 PM
  8. alanclarkeau attached a file to the thread Volume Knob Frustration.

    HaHa - just think yourself lucky you've got a volume knob:mad::cry::(:mad::cry::(:mad::cry::( The rest of the world doesn't. But we do...

    upload_2019-1-21_16-32-29.png Jan 21, 2019 at 1:32 AM
  9. alanclarkeau replied to the thread Transfer Contact List to Bluetooth.

    Probably none. Occasionally mine doesn't pair when I get in - but it comes good when I turn BlueTooth off and on on the phone - or...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 9:23 PM
  10. alanclarkeau liked Raytheeagle's post in the thread Firebrid: The Prius v Powered Hybrid Convertible.

    Just keep the Storage Wars guys away(y).

    Jan 20, 2019 at 7:14 PM
  11. alanclarkeau liked Bill the Engineer's post in the thread Firebrid: The Prius v Powered Hybrid Convertible.

    Feels like my poor Firebrid is turning into a "Barn Find" car. There just wasn't anywhere else to put all of this stuff! [IMG]

    Jan 20, 2019 at 7:14 PM
  12. alanclarkeau replied to the thread Transfer Contact List to Bluetooth.

    Yes, I'd try that - if all else has failed. That's what I had to do with my FORD - but that was about 4-5 yrs ago, and not a TOYOTA.

    Jan 20, 2019 at 7:13 PM
  13. alanclarkeau replied to the thread Transfer Contact List to Bluetooth.

    I'd remove the connection - at both ends - and try again. With my last car, the bluetooth connection became eratic, and I was able to...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 6:02 PM
  14. alanclarkeau replied to the thread 100,000 Miles @ $0.365/Mile.

    I've not run into it - though it sounds a little ... strong. Reminds me of the old fashioned percolator which I used 40 years ago -...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 5:51 PM
  15. alanclarkeau liked hill's post in the thread 100,000 Miles @ $0.365/Mile.

    man does like his coffee [emoji6] Did one semester overseas in the UK, Cambridge. Got my first dose of Turkish coffee there. Whoa....

    Jan 20, 2019 at 5:43 PM