After 1 Month Of Ownership...Here She Is Now!

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Accessories and Modifications' started by Manila Ice, Jul 22, 2012.

  1. mnml

    mnml Ain't nobody got time for that.

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    The added heat that a black vinyl roof can produce is negligible. I live in SoCal and have not noticed my interior getting any warmer on sunny days because my roof is black. I guess you probably think the same about these car from various automakers.


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  2. Corwyn

    Corwyn Energy Curmudgeon

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    Well my understanding of the
    My understanding of the laws of thermodynamics disagrees with your anecdotal evidence. Anyone have empirical evidence? People certainly seem to complain about black cars in this regard.
     
  3. mnml

    mnml Ain't nobody got time for that.

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    Easy there Einstein.

    I have first hand experience having a white car with a black roof. I don't need empirical evidence as to how much heat it adds. To me, it's not noticeable...and even if it did, I can simply remove it since it's vinyl. Who are these people you are referring to? If they're complaining about their car getting hot because it's black then maybe they shouldn't buy a black colored car.

    Troll on...
     
  4. Manila Ice

    Manila Ice Hybrid and V8 Lover

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    While the individual mods were done nicely, it looks too much like a Matrix now...and I don't like the Matrix...
     
  6. Corwyn

    Corwyn Energy Curmudgeon

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    Oh well, so much for civilized rational discussion. Plonk.
     
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    Love the mods. Do you know what % tint that is on your tails?
     
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    nice car! where did you get that euro plate that also doubles as a license plate border? confused as what's going on there but it looks nice!
     
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    That is a sweet looking Prius. Thanks for posting!
     
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    On your 8th mod with the plasti dip how did you do that? Did you tape anything off or is that a buttom lip? Can't tell...
     
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    whoa u guys all live by me. meet up? beers and mod talk? haha i live in Brea BTW
     
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    Could just be ordinary license plate frame mounted on top of the euro plate.
     
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    hey manila,
    love the mods on your ride. may i ask where you purchased the plasti dip euro plate frame?
     
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    Is that 15% tint all the way around?
     
  15. Manila Ice

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    Sorry guys for the late reply....

    Its just a normal euro plate and plasti dipped it

    Lower front is plasti dipped too (it was white before)

    Tint is 22% all around (johnson tint)

    Tail light tint is "i dont know" what percent... I went to Promax in Alhambra, CA
     
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    where'd you pick up the europlate from? also, did you plasti-dip yourself? awesome ride man!
     
  17. Manila Ice

    Manila Ice Hybrid and V8 Lover

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    U can get that on ebay and yes i plasti dipped it... Dont worry its so easy even a 10 yr old kid can do it... There's no "hit and missed" thing in plasti dipping
     
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    Did you get the tails tinted or bought tinted tails?
     
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