Mendel Leisk's Recent Activity

  1. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread TrueStart OEM 12V Battery Warranty.

    I depend on CTEK, simpler than the warranty run-around.

    Jan 23, 2020 at 11:59 PM
  2. Mendel Leisk liked Elektroingenieur's post in the thread TrueStart OEM 12V Battery Warranty.

    Toyota dealers in the U.S. have, over the years, had two sources of auxiliary (12 volt) batteries. There are original equipment (OE)...

    Jan 23, 2020 at 11:56 PM
  3. Mendel Leisk attached a file to the thread Inverter just blew, 3K out of warranty!!.......

    If you DIY or work with an independent mechanic, here's some repair manual info, inverter replacement:

    Jan 23, 2020 at 11:54 PM
  4. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Radar cruise control in the fog.

    I seem to recall Owner's Manuals saying to not use cruise in bad weather, especially at night. Maybe that goes out the window with radar...

    Jan 23, 2020 at 10:33 PM
  5. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread DIY Replace 3rd Gen Struts.

    I recognize those too, gave mine to one of son's friends, decades back. Looks like quite a job. (y)

    Jan 23, 2020 at 10:30 PM
  6. Mendel Leisk liked Gnarly's post in the thread DIY Replace 3rd Gen Struts.

    I got it. It was really easy. thank you for posting! [ATTACH][ATTACH] .

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  7. Mendel Leisk liked Georgina Rudkus's post in the thread Is the Gen 3 Oil Filter Socket Wrench Cap Same Size as Gen 2?.

    Yes, absolutely.

    Jan 23, 2020 at 10:27 PM
  8. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Is the Gen 3 Oil Filter Socket Wrench Cap Same Size as Gen 2?.

    Very likely. I've been using 64 mm face-to-face 12 flute Honda socket, on my 3rd gen Prius, which currently has the permanent plastic...

    Jan 23, 2020 at 8:08 PM
  9. Mendel Leisk liked frodoz737's post in the thread Oil change interval question.

    Unfortunately our nose wheel assys weigh almost twice what a little ole Prius wheel does, so trust me...I know old guy. ;) Now...

    Jan 23, 2020 at 6:27 PM
  10. Mendel Leisk liked Cosmo Tigato's post in the thread Just Bought a 2012 For $700 with a Blown Head Gasket.

    Just Installed the OCC (Oil Catch Can) in the 2012 Prius 2 [ATTACH]

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  11. Mendel Leisk liked Cosmo Tigato's post in the thread Oil Catch Can, Eliminate that knock!.

    Catchama Can Can [ATTACH]

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  12. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Oil Catch Can, Eliminate that knock!.

    Me too, that's the primary object. There's an interesting video (linked below), putting a Moroso can in series with RX Performance. When...

    Jan 23, 2020 at 6:17 PM
  13. Mendel Leisk attached a file to the thread Oil Catch Can, Eliminate that knock!.

    Bracket Mark I, background, and bracket Mark II, foreground. The two left-end slots are not needed, but they're not running into...

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  14. Mendel Leisk liked Rebound's post in the thread Oil Catch Can, Eliminate that knock!.

    Mendel happened to have the second catch can laying about. The point of this, I think, is for us to learn how much oil a single can...

    Jan 23, 2020 at 6:07 PM
  15. Mendel Leisk attached a file to the thread Mechanics: what are your most common tools?.

    I was thinking of that this morning, what I was using: [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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