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  1. rogerthat replied to the thread Austin TX - Coolant Control Valve Change.

    Make sure whoever does the job only uses Toyota SLLC. However, you might want to read up on changing the engine coolant in the gen 2...

    Jan 18, 2022 at 10:30 PM
  2. rogerthat liked Aegean's post in the thread Scam?.

    Unfortunately, I do not have a trusted mechanic in Northern Virginia. If any member can recommend a hybrid or regular service shop I am...

    Jan 18, 2022 at 1:34 PM
  3. rogerthat replied to the thread What Scanner to Buy?.

    For those who have used both Dr. Prius and Hybrid Assistant, which one is better for reading/clearing Prius codes? Any other reasons to...

    Jan 18, 2022 at 10:26 AM
  4. rogerthat liked SFO's post in the thread Scam?.

    $350 to replace a used axle seem a bit on the high side, especially if numerous other related parts are being removed and replaced...

    Jan 18, 2022 at 9:57 AM
  5. rogerthat replied to the thread Scam?.

    $1300 seems way too low based on what I'm seeing out there, Anyway, if that mechanic can in fact do the work for only $1550 that would...

    Jan 17, 2022 at 9:29 PM
  6. rogerthat replied to the thread Scam?.

    #1: I'm assuming no police report was filed and your son was not ticketed for the accident? Also assuming you never contacted your...

    Jan 16, 2022 at 10:47 PM
  7. rogerthat liked edthefox5's post in the thread Cat Bait Cars.

    Finally one State is doing something about cat theft using bait cars. Probably using a G2 they cant rest those cars. Costa Mesa is...

    Jan 15, 2022 at 11:05 AM
  8. rogerthat replied to the thread Scam?.

    "all sorts of things are broken or bent: control arm, ball joint, strut assembly, wheel, possibly the axle, etc". This sounds much...

    Jan 14, 2022 at 10:39 PM
  9. rogerthat liked drone13's post in the thread Any way to know if the replaced catalytic converter will pass CA insprection?.

    There are 2 kinds of emission testing statons in CA. One is listed as test only and they can't do any work on the vehicle if it doesn't...

    Jan 14, 2022 at 6:31 PM
  10. rogerthat replied to the thread Scam?.

    I normally avoid going through insurance, but based on this description that would definitely be the way to proceed. I'm surprised they...

    Jan 14, 2022 at 5:46 PM
  11. rogerthat liked alftoy's post in the thread Scam?.

    The car isn't drivable because of the suspension? Attached a list of salvage yards near Charlottesville, can get all your parts there....

    Salvage Virginia.jpg Jan 14, 2022 at 5:36 PM
  12. rogerthat replied to the thread Scam?.

    I think the general consensus on Priuschat is to drive the car until it throws a code indicating a bad battery. I believe my battery is...

    Jan 14, 2022 at 4:33 PM
  13. rogerthat replied to the thread Scam?.

    Well you'll be happy to learn that aftermarket cats (assuming you're not in a state that requires oem) are not all that expensive and...

    Jan 14, 2022 at 4:18 PM
  14. rogerthat replied to the thread Cat was stolen in CA. Searched until I found post of partial Magnaflow and Welder. Will this work?.

    What information in the video are you questioning? The video was made in 2020 before CA started allowing Magnaflow cats as a legal option.

    Jan 14, 2022 at 12:05 PM
  15. rogerthat replied to the thread Scam?.

    Under no circumstances should you consider a Craigslist battery. Also, be wary of any mechanic who claims you need to replace your...

    Jan 14, 2022 at 11:46 AM