I now own 3 hybrids and a corn burner.

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Main Forum' started by jblackwell, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. jblackwell

    jblackwell Junior Member

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    Hah,

    Couldn't resist.

    Just picked up a 2012 package 3 car with nav yesterday.

    Retired car is a 2008 Prius with 90k worth of flawless miles on it. (likely going to daughter)

    My wife drives a Denali Hybrid.

    My toy is an E85 burning 650hp Subaru STi.

    I've had literally hundreds of cars throughout the years, but none have been more enjoyable than my Prius.

    Hello Prius community!
     
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    Really? I've had 30+ motorcycles over the years and thought I was a moto-whore! :D
     
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    Welcome aboard and enjoy the new ride. So how does the GenIII compare?
     
  4. jblackwell

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    Way too soon. I drove it to the tint and clear bra shop from the dealer. It has a whopping 5 miles on it now.
     
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    F8L Protecting Habitat & AG Lands

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    I'm drooling at the thought of the 650HP STi. :)
     
  6. jblackwell

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    F8L Protecting Habitat & AG Lands

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    Very cool! Where did you mount the meth tank? ;)
     
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    i like my prius but you gotta explain that a little more.
     
  9. gsodonis

    gsodonis Recent Hybrid Convert

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    Not to jack JBLACKWELL's thread, but I know exactly what he means.
    I've owned a ton of cars and bikes, most sickly fast. The funner they were to drive, the longer I kept them. With age (and kids) came some *gasp* maturity and I started getting the same thrill squeezing 50 MPG out of a 1981 Rabbit Diesel (turbo - modded) asI did driving a modded WRX.

    The Prius is amazing because it is so ENGAGING to drive. It's my wife's car, but I fight her for the keys when we go anywhere together as I love to see how much MPG I get squeeze out of each drop of precious gas.

    Hypermiling is the new anti-performance thrill and the Prius makes it so easy and fun. That being said, I still enjoy hitting a clover leaf off the highway exit without slowing in my modded Accord and seeing if I can hit 1G and maybe 70 - 75 MPH :)

     
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    hope u never hit a patch of unexpected oil, dirt or some other debris doing that.
     
  11. jblackwell

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    Day 1, 5 miles

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    Day 2, 10 miles. Fully tinted, ugly wheel covers removed, full front end wrapped in clear bra, fully waxed.

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