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  1. alanclarkeau replied to the thread Anyone install a Weboost to their Prius?.

    Are you referring to a Gen 3 PRIUS (says 2014)? Bonnet & boot lids are aluminium on Gen 4, no idea about Gen 3.

    Dec 10, 2019 at 4:48 AM
  2. alanclarkeau liked Tideland Prius's post in the thread Toyota vs. Electric Cars: Smart Strategy or Innovator's Dilemma?.

    Your country is a prime example of “why doesn’t everyone just buy EVs?” Selling lots of hybrids can have a significant reduction in...

    Dec 10, 2019 at 1:15 AM
  3. alanclarkeau liked Tideland Prius's post in the thread Good time to buy?.

    If you wanna wait a year, the RAV4 Prime looks enticing. 302-HP, 0-60 in 5.8 sec, 39 mile range and Toyota reliability. that way, you...

    Dec 10, 2019 at 1:11 AM
  4. alanclarkeau liked CooCooCaChoo's post in the thread Good time to buy?.

    Until charging stations become more prevalent and abundant, I will never go full electric. And yes, I love my Prius. It is my second; my...

    Dec 10, 2019 at 1:10 AM
  5. alanclarkeau replied to the thread Good time to buy?.

    Same here - I can't see it for maybe 8-10 years here. I went to diesel - had 2 (2008, 2011) which were great fuel savers. Now PRIUS,...

    Dec 10, 2019 at 1:10 AM
  6. alanclarkeau liked bisco's post in the thread Good time to buy?.

    how many miles on the x? what's it worth vs what you paid after tax credits?

    Dec 10, 2019 at 1:08 AM
  7. alanclarkeau replied to the thread Tail lights leaking in my new 2019 Prius LE :(.

    I'm certain that the dealer wouldn't install non-genuine lamps. Are they legal? Last thing the authorities want is for everyone with...

    Dec 9, 2019 at 7:19 PM
  8. alanclarkeau replied to the thread New.

    Didn't I read that the Middle East gets a full size spare tyre? But this is referring to an AQUA, not a Gen 4.

    Dec 9, 2019 at 7:12 PM
  9. alanclarkeau liked bisco's post in the thread New.

    LOL :p

    Dec 9, 2019 at 7:11 PM
  10. alanclarkeau liked krmcg's post in the thread New.

    Welcome aboard. Mendel wants to know if you have a spare tire...

    Dec 9, 2019 at 7:11 PM
  11. alanclarkeau liked bisco's post in the thread New.

    welcome! make a left turn at nova scotia

    Dec 9, 2019 at 7:11 PM
  12. alanclarkeau liked Tideland Prius's post in the thread HVAC Question................. Is AUTO the best setting?.

    The more fuel efficient the engine, the less waste heat it produces and thus slightly longer heat times. Put a Northstar V8 In the Prius...

    Dec 9, 2019 at 7:10 PM
  13. alanclarkeau replied to the thread HVAC Question................. Is AUTO the best setting?.

    It's the only way to get heat - run the ICE. It'll come on instantly. But it may not be driving the car as such.

    Dec 9, 2019 at 7:08 PM
  14. alanclarkeau liked JimboPalmer's post in the thread Why is the oil change interval so different GEN 3vs4.

    My employer 'recycled' Motor Oil in ANFO, with the approval of the US EPA. ANFO - Wikipedia The minor amount of metal wear in the oil is...

    Dec 9, 2019 at 7:04 PM
  15. alanclarkeau replied to the thread Good time to buy?.

    Interesting - we rarely see TESLAs here - maybe one a fortnight if we're lucky - there is a charger at my local Shopping Centre near...

    Dec 9, 2019 at 8:28 AM