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Forum: New Member Introductions   Yesterday, 03:46 PM
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Posted By Easy Rider
Welcome. The most economical way to do that...

Welcome.

The most economical way to do that is to NOT get a new set of wheels and have the "winter" set mounted on the same wheels.
The sensors will stay with the wheels.

BUT.....where do you...
Forum: New Member Introductions   11-08-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 36
Posted By Easy Rider
Welcome. THIS is really all you need to know. :)

Welcome.
THIS is really all you need to know. :)
Forum: New Member Introductions   11-06-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 35
Posted By Easy Rider
Not exactly. The "neutral safety switch" has...

Not exactly.
The "neutral safety switch" has nothing to do with the backup lights.
But somewhere there is a "backup light switch" that functions in a similar manner.
It might even be the same...
Forum: Toyota Prius Third Generation Discussion   10-22-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Easy Rider
I think the question needs to be clarified. ...

I think the question needs to be clarified.
What is the meaning of "advanced" in this context ?

The power trains are pretty much all the same in a given model.
Forum: Toyota Prius Second Generation Discussion   10-19-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 62
Posted By Easy Rider
Sorry but not loud enough on my computer to hear...

Sorry but not loud enough on my computer to hear much of anything.
Forum: Toyota Prius Third Generation Discussion   10-09-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By Easy Rider
Given the general owner reports, it should be...

Given the general owner reports, it should be good for a few years yet.
But you need to know that the hybrid battery does NOT have an unlimited life and will need attention at some point.
What that...
Forum: Toyota Prius Fourth Generation Discussion   10-06-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By Easy Rider
Yes. Good resource. A LOT of users. Some of...

Yes. Good resource.
A LOT of users.
Some of the information is good and some not so much.
Forum: Toyota Prius Fourth Generation Discussion   10-05-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By Easy Rider
And SHE is probably right. :eek: First,...

And SHE is probably right. :eek:

First, there is the OWNERS MANUAL.
Second, there is your Toyota dealer.
Third, is a support call directly to Toyota.

We really don't have a lot of active...
Forum: Toyota Prius Classified Forum   09-09-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By Easy Rider
Drive-by for sale posts from people who have not...

Drive-by for sale posts from people who have not previously participated in the forum are NOT allowed here.
This thread is being closed.
Please use for sale sites that are designed for this....
Forum: Toyota Prius Fourth Generation Discussion   09-03-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By Easy Rider
Works the same way at my house. Most often it...

Works the same way at my house.
Most often it is her phone.
Forum: Toyota Prius Fourth Generation Discussion   09-02-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By Easy Rider
Which is why, no doubt, that some guys carry it...

Which is why, no doubt, that some guys carry it in a FRONT pocket while driving.

I find it EXTREMELY embarrassing when I have removed mine to alleviate a butt cramp and then go inside for food and...
Forum: Toyota Prius Fourth Generation Discussion   09-02-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By Easy Rider
Good place for coins......IF you need to pay cash...

Good place for coins......IF you need to pay cash tolls on a regular basis.
But most places offer a "toll pass" that completely eliminates that problem AND saves you a few bucks too.
Handy for fast...
Forum: Toyota Prius Third Generation Discussion   08-30-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By Easy Rider
Glad your's is turning out OK. Some people...

Glad your's is turning out OK.

Some people find that rebuilds are just a GIANT PAIN.....since they end up having to exercise the warranty about every 3 months, seemingly forever.

Because of...
Forum: Toyota Prius Engine and Technical Discussion   08-19-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Easy Rider
Welcome Carl. Gotta know which model Prius...

Welcome Carl.

Gotta know which model Prius you are talking about here.

If it is the "original" hybrid......about 2 miles, at low speed.

If it is one of the plugin models, I don't know....
Forum: Toyota Prius Third Generation Discussion   08-17-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By Easy Rider
You should ask: Is this really a Toyota...

You should ask:
Is this really a Toyota product.....or from some other "3rd party" vendor ?
and
Does it have all new cells ?
It likely can't be called "new" if it has a re-used frame and wiring.
Forum: Toyota Prius Third Generation Discussion   08-15-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By Easy Rider
Sure. And we all know that everything you see on...

Sure. And we all know that everything you see on the Internet is absolutely true.
;)

And I think you need to verify that part about Toyota replacement batteries too.
I think it has been...
Forum: Toyota Prius Third Generation Discussion   08-13-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By Easy Rider
You can do pretty much NOTHING useful to...

You can do pretty much NOTHING useful to "recondition" a battery cell.
It will still be an OLD cell, with a correspondingly shorter life.

The story about getting them in the right order is just...
Forum: Toyota Prius Third Generation Discussion   08-12-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By Easy Rider
Glad to hear the good news.....I hope. ...

Glad to hear the good news.....I hope.

IF....the replacement pack has ALL NEW cells, you should be fine.

If they replaced ONLY the failed cells, then you still have an OLD battery and likely...
Forum: Toyota Prius Second Generation Discussion   08-11-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Easy Rider
Two different things are in play here. I...

Two different things are in play here.

I think he probably should get professional help with fixing the AC.
That might end up being cheaper in the long run.......and it certainly should be...
Forum: New Member Introductions   08-09-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By Easy Rider
Welcome. And congrats on your new ride. ...

Welcome. And congrats on your new ride.

Most owners find that the displayed fuel mileage is a little "optomistic"......and the actual mileage might be up to 5 MPG less.
But once you figure out...
Forum: Toyota Prius Second Generation Discussion   08-02-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By Easy Rider
ANY outstanding "issue" is potentially a BIG...

ANY outstanding "issue" is potentially a BIG issue.......with any used car, for someone who is looking for a reliable vehicle.
The seller should fix it BEFORE selling.

If you are an amateur...
Forum: Toyota Prius Second Generation Discussion   08-01-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By Easy Rider
Yes, it could be the battery......but probably...

Yes, it could be the battery......but probably not.
You could insist that it be changed out first.

NO....in it's present condition, you should not even consider it for a SECOND for the purpose...
Forum: Toyota Prius Third Generation Discussion   07-26-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By Easy Rider
Like I said, they are morons. Should take a...

Like I said, they are morons.
Should take a competent, experienced mechanic no more than two hours to inspect the entire brake system, INCLUDING all the electrical sensors and connections.
Forum: Toyota Prius Third Generation Discussion   07-26-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By Easy Rider
They both are morons. It MIGHT not be...

They both are morons.
It MIGHT not be possible......but it certainly is not possible if they never TRY.
There are several things that can be inspected for proper mechanical attachment and alignment...
Forum: Toyota Prius of the Month Contest   07-24-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,903
Posted By Easy Rider
Yes. We don't have a lot of active members here....

Yes. We don't have a lot of active members here.

It doesn't help when people tack new posts onto the end of VERY old, non-related threads.

Also, users who come here for the sole purpose to...
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