My Prius Prime Drives Itself

Discussion in 'Prime Accessories and Modifications' started by naluaspencer, Apr 24, 2018.

  1. SaraBBrown94

    SaraBBrown94 Active Member

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    It's not perfect. It accelerates faster and slows better in traffic than stock when you unplug the DSU in the glovebox. If you stop with the Toyota system, you have to wait till the car ahead of you starts moving to re-engage the system. This system you can tell the car to move as soon as you stop and it will start moving as soon as the car ahead moves. They're still working on a thing(they call it 'the pedal') that will make the car automatically go on it's own even after it completely stops without having to hit the cruise lever.



    The collision system works like normal. The only difference is you have one more screen that lights up and says to BRAKE(the screen on the EON).
     
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    That's good! What abut Lane Departure Mitigation/Lane Departure Alert? Does this still function even with cruise control turned off?
     
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  3. Njner

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    Is anyone mirroring the Eon a la Beat Sonic to the navigation?
     
  4. SaraBBrown94

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    It is off(not going to beep at you) unless you flip a switch next to the rear view mirror. Flipping the switch makes it go back to completely normal, stock system.
     
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    Thank you Sarahbbbrown94.

    I was excited about this because I drive a lot, but after talking to my insurance agent I unfortunately have decided against it. If anybody is planning to do this mod, I recommend you check with your guy.
     
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    All I want is little more torque in the stock lane keeping that's already there. I don't mind holding the steering lightly.
    I had driven 2017 Acura MDX loaner and that kept the car in lane...
     
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    Just got this installed and running last night. First test drive was a lot of fun and a little bit of a test of my nerves! Install is easy but could be made easier with a car specific comprehensive write up. All in all not very hard for the prime.
     
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    Which boils down to the camera being off, leading to all Safety Sense function that rely on it (eg. pedestrian detection) being nonfunctional.

    That's basically the setup for the uber test car crash (that flattened the pedestrian), isn't it?
     
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    I have this up and running on my Prime. I found that the auto steering features of Open Pilot are better than the stock Toyota Lane Departure Alert, so I don't mind that the stock feature is disabled.
    See this article for more information on the forward collision warning features in Open Pilot:
     
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    My comment wasn't looking at auto-steering performance (which certainly is better as LDA is *meh*) but to point out that the Pre-Collision System parts that rely on the stock camera (at least the Pedestrian Detection) being nonfunctional/disabled, possibly even disabling stock auto-breaking.

    Should things go wrong, which I hope they don't, this could lead to unwelcome legal/financial consequences (depending on local legislation this can include insurance denying coverage and/or the driver being awarded real time in a correctional facility for gross negligence) and possibly destroy peace of conscience (at least for non-sociopaths).

    It would be less of an issue would the system just add additional functionality, but it neutering approval relevant security features...
     
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    Pay attention? Who does that while in OP
    Pedal+prime = no attention
     
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