What did you do to ur Gen III Prius today????

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Accessories and Modifications' started by sfv41901, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. icyrius

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    I am still trying to figure it out how to remove that EGR cooler. Cannot access that bottom rear nut. Mane the third time is the charm.


     
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    The bottom nut can be a bit fiddly;).

    But if you have grit and determination, it can be done(y).
     
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    Great for the price. My only complaint is that the button's green lights are way different than car's green.
     
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    I did my EGR valve/cooler clean today, and replaced the transmission fluid.

    After all the horror stories of the dreaded nut, I made a deal with my local mechanic to take it off for me, I cleaned it myself overnight, and he installed it back on the next day, and did the transmission flush (where I provided the Toyota fluid).

    Cost came out to $275 + tax. And the mechanic complaining to me how hard the nut was to get off :-P. Which is the same price the dealership quoted me to just change the fluid.
     
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    I don't think some people are using the correct tool to remove the nuts and bolts.
    I don't remember which tool I used but none were really difficult. A little tricky, but not hard.
    Maybe I got lucky? I did put anti-sieze on everything before reassembly so it would be easier next time.
    Is everyone talking about the one at the bottom of the cooler?
     
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    kinda quiet here so here you go. Pictures speak louder than long descriptive post which I hate reading :confused:
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    Pics>wall of text
     
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    The tool look like the picture I am attaching. I tried looking for it in Amazon in metric sizes but I don't know what they are called.
     
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    Ratcheting wrench ;).

    Also an E8 Torx socket is very helpful (y).
     
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    Wow. It is $60 for a set in Amazon!

     
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    Try Harbor Freight ;).

    I bought 2 sets there at a fraction of that price and they do the job(y).
     
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    I used a swivel socket, and a wobbly extention, and the e-torx.
    I rarely use the rachet wrench.
     

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    Try craigslist for tools too....
    I have never bought anything new except food, condoms , underwear and socks......
    Salamat pare
     
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    Where did you get that turn signal/fog light set up? Looks good!
     
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    Nice meeting you guys today @hybridpit
     
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    What did I do with my Gen 3 today? Bought it! Got a certified pre-owned 2015 Gen 3 package 2 for DD1 with only 18k miles. Sweet and she’s happy! We are now a three Prii family
     
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