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  1. Merkey liked Tideland Prius's post in the thread 2021 Wheel size vs fuel economy.

    This is generalizing but … wider tyres can be noisier but it really depends on the tread pattern. The sidewall height determines how...

    Jul 26, 2021 at 8:47 AM
  2. Merkey liked tochatihu's post in the thread SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus (COVID-19).

    @Salamander_King is correct; there are many mice with some admixture of human genes and they are used for a wide range of biomedical...

    Jul 24, 2021 at 9:22 PM
  3. Merkey liked JMalmsteen's post in the thread 2017 Prime at 192k.

    We bought our Prime new in August of 2017. We now have 192k miles. Here's what we have done: (1) Tires (2) Oil changes (3) Spark...

    Jul 22, 2021 at 10:00 AM
  4. Merkey liked bisco's post in the thread SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus (COVID-19).

    agree. cases only matter to immuno compromised people, as the vaccines may not be as effective for them. hospitalizations and capacities...

    Jul 21, 2021 at 12:34 PM
  5. Merkey liked ETC(SS)'s post in the thread SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus (COVID-19).

    Cases without context..... How many deaths? How many break-through deaths? Serious illnesses? Break-through ratios?

    Jul 21, 2021 at 12:34 PM
  6. Merkey liked ETC(SS)'s post in the thread SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus (COVID-19).

    Too bad you can't re-patriate temporarily. They're so desperate to find arms to squirt around here, I'm afraid to drive with the window...

    Jul 21, 2021 at 9:48 AM
  7. Merkey liked Mendel Leisk's post in the thread Does 5k oil changes prevent....

    Clean when viewing the thin film on the dipstick? You might think differently if you poured a cup of the drained oil into a mason jar....

    Jul 21, 2021 at 12:40 AM
  8. Merkey liked ToyotaGal's post in the thread What is going on with prices for Toyota parts?????????.

    I recently changed the 12v battery. I went to a independent mechanic that uses Toyota parts only. The Oem battery was available.

    Jul 20, 2021 at 11:36 AM
  9. Merkey liked ToyotaGal's post in the thread What is going on with prices for Toyota parts?????????.

    Hi all, I have been a little absent lately. I have been working on a boat engine and recently bought a 97 Rav4 with 96,000. I knew the...

    Jul 20, 2021 at 11:30 AM
  10. Merkey liked RRxing's post in the thread Goodbye Prius.... Welcome Vezel.

    My daughter's 2011 Ford Fiesta had a double clutch and was nothing but trouble. Then again, it was a Ford.

    Jul 20, 2021 at 11:28 AM
  11. Merkey replied to the thread What is going on with prices for Toyota parts?????????.

    I needed a plastic Prius badge for the hatch on my 2010. I expected may $15 from the dealer. Turned out to be $49.50 plus tax.

    Jul 20, 2021 at 11:23 AM
  12. Merkey liked Mendel Leisk's post in the thread What is going on with prices for Toyota parts?????????.

    2017 plus. Appreciate its not your model, but seems symptomatic of the callous/cavalier disregard the manufacturers have towards their...

    Jul 20, 2021 at 11:21 AM
  13. Merkey liked farmecologist's post in the thread New Head Gasket!.

    I just got a couple on NON dealership quotes for our Prius v that most likely needs a head gasket. One at a hybrid specialist (...

    Jul 20, 2021 at 1:02 AM
  14. Merkey liked tochatihu's post in the thread SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus (COVID-19).

    Antibody responses generated by different vaccine types: BioNTech produces 10 times more antibodies than China's Sinovac I have...

    Jul 20, 2021 at 12:08 AM