I can't believe I did it!!

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  1. lextoy

    lextoy Active Member

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    those mowers burn more gas in an hour than the PRIME does in a month ! lol
    probably have more HP too...
     
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    I used an Exmark 54" zero turn at our radio station in Honduras. Those things are the only way to go. But our yard is way too small for that.

    Yup. That's why I pushed my wife to go ahead and get this one. We haven't set a date yet, but perhaps in July. We need to go to AZ and see my sister & brother-in-law. He has lung cancer and brain cancer and they aren't giving him much longer.
     
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    Sorry to hear, not a good way for a first long trip.
     
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    Nice Looking Vehicle! Congratulations and Enjoy.
    But how did this thread morph into a discussion about riding lawnmowers?
     
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    That was my fault, I will try to not let it happen again.:)
     
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    Thanks.
    We digress.
    Again.
    :D

    Back to the looks, we went to Home Depot today and it occurred to me that since they sell so few Primes in the Southeast, I've only ever seen one red one around our part of town and it had out of state plates. So this thing should be pretty easy to spot in the parking lots. ;)
     
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    I like that color of red, very rich looking.
     
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    Yeah. It just reaches out and grabs your eyeballs.
     
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    You get 16 months between mowings and complain??? What do you want? Artificial turf??
     
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    This makes it easier to spot too, but at a Walmart. Yes, it's a red Prime :(


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    I remember seeing that. Wow. Looks like a bad Photoshop job.
     
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    That is gorgeous! Congrats. I love the Prime too!
     
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    Unfortunately it was real. :(
    Why would anybody buy these magnetic "bumpers??

     
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    A better question is why would someone install them the way they installed them:eek:.
     
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    I am blown away by this car so far. It's far from perfect, but so am I, so no worries there. But don't let my wife see your blue magnetism one. She really likes that color and keeps telling me I should have waited for a blue one. I told her I like the blue a lot too, but I like the red better. Either way, I'd be happy.

    Tomorrow I may even run the engine a little bit. I haven't done that since the test drive and that was just 3-4 miles. ;)
     
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    Might as well just cover it in bubble wrap.
     
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    They just stuck them on. The drivers side looked a little better.

    They have cables stuck through the door so somebody would not steal them. o_O
    Why would they though???
     
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    The funny thing about the color is that I didn't see it in person before making the deal. I'm in Greensboro, NC, and made the deal over the phone at Jim Coleman Toyota in Bethesda Maryland ($2000 off sticker, $3500 rebate--$4500 federal tax credit)--and drove all the way up there (5 hours one way) to do the deal. When I saw the car in person, I was like, "that's not my car....wrong color." When they assured me that was my car, I almost switched to a red one LOL! But the red was too gamecocky (I am a Clemson man--and cannot drive a garnet shade car LOL) so I stayed with the blue. Now I love it--and so does the wife. I'm keeping this one for a very long time!
     
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    As someone who doesn’t care too much about the look of a car ( you’ve seen the wife’s lovely car on here before) and has installed a black bra on the front of our Prius for chip avoidance reasons, I can appreciate the concept, but the execution leaves ALOT to be desired:cool:.

    Interesting about tencables though(y).
     
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    That is a great shade of blue. I'm also hoping to keep this one for a very long time. And, from all I've read, I think I'd be almost as happy with a Plus as this Premium. The advanced has a couple features I'd love to have (BSM in particular), but for the money, I thought the Premium was closest to the sweet spot.

    But, like @Raytheeagle, the appearance isn't the most important part. But I have to admit, I have never had a car that I thought looked this good.
     
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