Prius club in Houston Texas

Discussion in 'Local Clubs, Events, and Road Trips' started by terry brecheen, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. terry brecheen

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    Does anyone know if there is a Prius club in Houston or maybe a meeting place to just get together and share experiences. Just wondering.
     
  2. ggood

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    The short answer is not really. There was a hypermiler with an email list who used to have hybrid meetups once in a great while, and there have been some sporadic Prius meetups in the past, like when I showed off my then hard to find 2010 Prius.
     
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    How did you buy your PiP in Texas? Special order?
     
  4. ggood

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    Yep - shipped here from Connecticut. Couldn't resist the fantastic deals that were being offered. As a special added bonus the upgrade brought me normal tires with softer ride, and the 8-way power seat. Those 2 things alone were worth it, never mind the somewhat limited 12 miles of EV range. FYI, PIPs are supposed to become available here by the end of the year.
     
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    Reviving this thread. Seems to be the latest for the Houston Area.

    So, is anyone interested in getting together?

    Have coffee, kick tires, shake hands etc?

    Been on PC for a while now and see a lot of Pri around H town...
     
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    I'll bump this thread. I'm new too prius and just moved back to H-town after 18 years outside St Louis MO. wouldn't mind a little networking with the local Prius crowd
    Also, my new to me 2012 Prius v may have the shake and rattle of death (probably head gasket, definitely dirty intake/egr/egr cooler etc)..so I am looking for a shop that won't charge me a fortune to do the head gasket.
     
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    Where is the best place to find parts locally?
     
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    check with hometown hybrids, they might have a connection
     
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