Mendel Leisk's Recent Activity

  1. Mendel Leisk liked Brian in Tucson's post in the thread Well I dun it! Highlander ed..

    And it's not a hybrid. Did the research and there's not much to be gained by all the complexity a hybrid adds to a highlander. And...

    May 19, 2019 at 10:27 AM
  2. Mendel Leisk liked qettyz's post in the thread Adding second 12v battery.

    Video should be playable from YouTube, uploader has disabled feature that video can be embedded to another website. @Mendel Leisk post a...

    May 19, 2019 at 10:26 AM
  3. Mendel Leisk attached a file to the thread Adding second 12v battery.

    Click on this, takes you directly to YouTube, and then it works: [ATTACH]

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  4. Mendel Leisk liked Grit's post in the thread Adding second 12v battery.

    Playback on websites have been disabled by owner. Oh well back to square one.

    May 19, 2019 at 10:11 AM
  5. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread prius blue book values.

    Typo? Vagary of their calculation process?

    May 19, 2019 at 9:29 AM
  6. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Stolen catalytic converter in london uk.

    This reminds me of the BP oil spill in Gulf of Mexico: insane labour and expense, and nobody able to turn off the tap.

    May 19, 2019 at 9:26 AM
  7. Mendel Leisk liked alanclarkeau's post in the thread Can I go to a regular garage to change brake pads and rotors.

    Maybe - but that wasn't the question - he asked " change front pads and rotors". Routine servicing would do the caliper pin lubing etc.

    May 19, 2019 at 9:15 AM
  8. Mendel Leisk liked DavidA's post in the thread Costco Auto Program.

    The Costco Auto Program sent me to what would end up being the most very sleaziest Toyota dealership (among many) in the Chicago area. I...

    May 19, 2019 at 9:14 AM
  9. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Adding second 12v battery.

    It's not playing. :(

    May 19, 2019 at 9:13 AM
  10. Mendel Leisk liked The Critic's post in the thread Shuddering issue at certain speeds.

    An EGR should never cause a single cylinder misfire, especially #3.

    May 19, 2019 at 9:11 AM
  11. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Car knocking, changed spark plugs, problem persists.

    If the misfire is following the coils/plugs as you swap, that would definitely seem to be the problem. How was the EGR condition btw?...

    May 19, 2019 at 9:03 AM
  12. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Can I go to a regular garage to change brake pads and rotors.

    Just for the record: Toyota says to worry about it every 3 year or 30,000 miles in the States, regardless of pad thickness. Do a...

    May 19, 2019 at 8:59 AM
  13. Mendel Leisk liked Grit's post in the thread I am getting the maintenance required message thinking it's for an oil change.

    Some people ignore or wait on maintenance service and it became the most frustrating and expensive car ever owned. Get acclimated to...

    May 19, 2019 at 8:57 AM
  14. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread I am getting the maintenance required message thinking it's for an oil change.

    In other words: change the oil every 5000 miles.

    May 19, 2019 at 8:57 AM
  15. Mendel Leisk liked poppie's post in the thread Swapping in a Gen 4 Prius' 2ZR Engine into the Prius v.

    well, here I go, it's sat. evening @ 7:00. I got my 2016 engine in Friday w/8,208 miles. :D "I've got my Prius up on blocks!" this...

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