Prime ride.....

Discussion in 'Prime Main Forum (2017-Current)' started by NonFormulaic, Dec 11, 2016.

  1. NonFormulaic

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    I could truly believe that my Prime's fitted with air suspension. Incredibly smooth while being well controlled. Of course Gen 4 Prius has done away with the rear leaf trailing arm suspension and we now have fully independent. Wheel travel is enhanced and the ride is of note....compared to all classes of vehicles.

    There is varying road noise transmission to the cabin. In the absence of engine virbration and wind noise, the road noise is annoying. Will a switch from the Dunlops to Michelins mostly take care of this?
     
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    I was curious about this as well. People speak highly of switching out the tires to reduce road noise. But seems like an expensive experiment unless we have anyone who has made the switch and can testify to the value.
     
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    I just turn the radio up.
     
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    Yup ... blast the music up and enjoy the ride. It works well for me too! The JBL speakers sound awesome!!
     
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    You need to have a Prime first before you can turn the radio up huskers:p
     
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    You found the flaw in my master plan.
     
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    sorry, but yes, yes I did:cry:
     
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    huskers ... so when are you getting yours?
     
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    michelin energy savers were night and day with my oem's. $700. installed, but maybe you can sell the oem's.
     
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    It was processed today, so the time table they gave me was between March 7th and March 10th. Glad Feb. is a short month.
     
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    getting shorter by the day:D
     
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    It will be a fun ride home (about 50 miles) trying to figure it all out.
     
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    drive up to Michigan, I'll show you:D
     
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    Is it warm up there. North of Omaha is getting 12 to 18 inches of snow tonight.
     
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    it is if you hurry:eek:
     
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    I drive a Prius. How fast can I be?
     
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    soon to be a Prime! zip! zip! vroom vroom (the vroom vroom is silent though):p
     
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    I have a buddy who makes fun of me because I drive a Prius. Always making jokes about how slow I drive. Then one day on the interstate I was passed by the OATS Bus. I never told him about that. But it is funny.
     
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