Mendel Leisk's Recent Activity

  1. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread NEW!!! Service Bulletin for Engine Knocking at Startup T-SB 0012-10.

    Seriously, I find it best to just search from google home page, prefacing with "priuschat".

    Jan 16, 2019 at 1:04 AM
  2. Mendel Leisk liked mikefocke's post in the thread 2011 V ( JDM ) 2011 Oil reducing.

    The problem with burning oil is it get into the EGR, cat and O2 sensors. Ever cleaned the EGR?

    Jan 16, 2019 at 1:01 AM
  3. Mendel Leisk liked padroo's post in the thread Engine swap question.

    Looks like a starter block off plate.

    Jan 16, 2019 at 12:59 AM
  4. Mendel Leisk liked fuzzy1's post in the thread Accident Prime Advanced - Collision (released from hospital).

    In the U.S., the 5 mph bumper rule was abolished as part of Reagan-era deregulation. .

    Jan 16, 2019 at 12:58 AM
  5. Mendel Leisk liked El Dobro's post in the thread Accident Prime Advanced - Collision (released from hospital).

    IIRC, Ford had bumpers filled with water to absorb impacts. They had plugs that would pop out to let the water out.

    Jan 16, 2019 at 12:58 AM
  6. Mendel Leisk liked alanclarkeau's post in the thread Accident Prime Advanced - Collision (released from hospital).

    They did back in the late '70s - remember the ugly crash bumpers [ATTACH][ATTACH][ATTACH] But, while they were able to take impacts up...

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  7. Mendel Leisk liked Raytheeagle's post in the thread Transmission oil change.

    Just whip out the old man with a cane pic and state “get off my lawn”:p. As an old saying goes: This too shall pass (y).

    Jan 15, 2019 at 10:51 PM
  8. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Transmission oil change.

    I always feel like some sorta moray eel when I get on my high horse.

    Jan 15, 2019 at 10:33 PM
  9. Mendel Leisk liked GFO's post in the thread Missing EV button???.

    Agreed with the above, the EV button on my Prius II is effectively useless, you're not missing out on anything aside from the aesthetics...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 10:30 PM
  10. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Transmission oil change.

    Get's me every time. Better crawl back under my bridge...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 10:30 PM
  11. Mendel Leisk liked Raytheeagle's post in the thread Transmission oil change.

    Somebody waved the red flag in front of the bull again:p.

    Jan 15, 2019 at 10:29 PM
  12. Mendel Leisk attached a file to the thread Generation 3 oil consumption.

    These TSB's make an interesting read. The first one is basically how to test for excessive oil consumption, which they peg at one quart,...

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  13. Mendel Leisk attached a file to the thread Transmission oil change.

    So we've got your go ahead to use the Toyota ATF WS? :rolleyes: It's as good as the others, that Toyota cautions against using? This is...

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  14. Mendel Leisk liked Andyprius1's post in the thread Accident Prime Advanced - Collision (released from hospital).

    The Radar sensor is enclosed therin.

    Jan 15, 2019 at 10:01 PM
  15. Mendel Leisk replied to the thread Accident Prime Advanced - Collision (released from hospital).

    They should make the crumple zones cheap and utilitarian. The current front ends are first and foremost styling exercises, very fragile...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 7:49 PM