My Prime

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  1. EibachMBZ

    EibachMBZ Junior Member

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    Hi guys,

    I just wanted to introduce myself and showing off my Prime.
    Got my Prime earlier this year and I took me 4 month to get it to the way it is now.
    Pretty much all the parts needs to be special ordered and ship directly from Japan.
    I have to be really careful on what to purchase. No one knows if the parts fit or not so I have to do a lot of homework to minimize my risk.

    If you guys have any question about the mods, I will do my best to help.
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    Tim
     
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  2. XW50

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    Your Prime looks great, Tim. Thank you for sharing these photos!
     
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    congrats and welcome. she's gorgeous, all the best!(y)
     
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  5. EibachMBZ

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    I already have the TRD kit installed :)
     
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  6. Jo2Mat

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    Nice Prime! Hope to see you around. Looks like you've taken the pictures by the parking structure at the Cerritos town center. What size rims?
     
  7. EibachMBZ

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    Thanks! Yes that is where I usually take pic of my car and you will see me driving around in Cerritos. They are 18" x 7.5".
     
  8. a_gray_prius

    a_gray_prius Rare Non-Old-Blowhard Priuschat Member

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    What kind of suspension setup is it on?
     
  9. EibachMBZ

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    TEIN Flex Z Coilover that I am actually selling.
     
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    How is your MPG? And how is the ride with the 18s and TEIN suspension compare to stock?
     
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    a_gray_prius Rare Non-Old-Blowhard Priuschat Member

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    What's going on the car in place of the TEINs?
     
  12. stephensprius

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    Beautiful car! drive safe :)
     
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  13. EibachMBZ

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    My MPG dropped about 4 mpg after the new wheels and tires. I am now getting about 54~55 mpg if I don't plug in at all. The proper size for the speedo to be more accurate I should have use 225/45/18 and the tires are lot cheaper too... However TRD is using 215/40/18 in Japan for the Prius PHV and I think it will at least help my mpg a little so I went with skinnier tires. TEIN suspension is very comfortable for everyday commute. Dampers are adjustable with 30 level of adjustment. I tried different settings several times and now I have 10 front and 5 rear. (0 for hard and 30 for soft) it's very comfortable and the Prius can corner better and feel much safer.
     
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    I have a set of RS-R springs for Prius PHV coming in for now and waiting for Cusco to release their coilover for Prius PHV
     
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    Think i saw u a week ago or so in la
     
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    What a beauty!
     
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