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. Grit

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    Yesterday was a 5K, which is 3.1 miles. Next month will be a 10K and March will be a half-marathon, which is 13.1 miles. Been running 50-60 miles a month since May, really need to put time aside find a house to buy.
     
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    What kind of MPG are you averaging at those distances?

    Pixel 3a XL ?
     
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    Flushed the brake lines this weekend. After seven years of ownership, it was long over due. The brakes are renewed!

    Thanks to @NutzAboutBolts for the how to.
     
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    How many MPGs? Infinity MPGs, heh. Its actually feet on the ground run race that Raytheeagle and I went on a tangent w the conversation. Apologies for the confusion, sorry.
     
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    Any test results on the fluid that came out?
     
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    Prestone fan eh?
     
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    If you want, I can send you a sample. Make a $20 donation to the human fund and I'll send it your way.

    Visually, the old fluid was discolored, dirty and seemingly more viscous.

    Feels wise, the brake pedal has less-play and more response than before; almost like the day I bought her in '13.

    Yeah, whatever the most expensive one is at Wally-world. If I'm going to splurge, it might as well be to save lives.
     
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    I picked my car up from the dealer after some repair work. With 147k on the odometer my brake booster gave up the ghost. The dealer replaced the ABS pump and brake booster under warranty. The dealer also did a software update as part of a recall. I'm pretty damn happy I had less than a 150-thousand miles on the car; otherwise the bill would have been mine to cover rather than Toyota's.

    SM-G973U ?
     
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    Happy to read that. Did you notice any gradual decline in brake performance before they gave up the ghost?

    My g/f had a similar situation two years ago on her 2005 Pryus. o_Oo_Oo_O She would have had a $2000+ repair bill on a car she owned for less than two months. Toyota took care of her. :love::love::love:
     
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    No warning signs. None.

    I pulled up to stop sign, heard an unusual noise and poof, no brakes. Well, not exactly zero brakes, but more like driving my dad's old pre-power assist brakes pickup.
     
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    Now we can monitor RPM and voltage :D
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    Installed wide body on Prius, low key my heart was beating hard while I was doing the cuts
     

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    So where are the after photos from the side views?
     
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    I'm not sure if this tire sidewalls were meant to be stretched like this....
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    That does NOT look right! That's a little risky to ride on.....

     
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    It's your car and all...

    But... Why?

    +5mpg for posting
     
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    +1 for Why??
     
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    Because...
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    Here’s the side profile, sorry for the dirty car lol
     

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