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  1. Next Generation Prius -- no black buttons?!?

    Electronics and Audio
    They updated the Smart Key System. It's now a touch-sensitive lock system instead of a push button. Go up close to one next time and take a look at the door handle. Locate two grooves. That's where the sensor is.
  2. Self Park

    Toyota Prius General Discussion
    or Europe. or buy an LS600h L here.
  3. How much gas is one "Green Car" on a Prius?

    Toyota Prius - Technical Chat
    Re: Well the max it'll show is 4. I go down a steep hill (ok it's a mountain really) twice a week. If done correctly, I'll go from 3 bars to 8 bars by the time I hit the last sweeping corner that leads to the bottom (and thus flat) stretch of road. If it's not done correctly, it'll stop at 7...
  4. How much gas is one "Green Car" on a Prius?

    Toyota Prius - Technical Chat
    Re: 3½ is the max I've gotten. the max on a display is 4
  5. Rear wiper replacement tips?

    Toyota Prius General Discussion
    fish, yes but john.. haven't seen him in a while over at PC.
  6. green reflection on windshield

    Toyota Prius General Discussion
    Dim the panel or drive on roads with lampposts hehehe. Umm, some have had success with electrician's tape.
  7. 2004 headlight lamp change - need help

    Toyota Prius - Technical Chat
    yeah the headlight is a pain (had to change it several times cause my Silverstars blew out on both sides). The hardest part (or the one that takes the longest time) is replacing the rubber boot. The other stuff like replacig the bulb and putting back the spring is quick and easy. The manual...
  8. Rear wiper replacement tips?

    Toyota Prius General Discussion (no www) and download the user guide. It has replacement directions.
  9. Dan Man

    hey! there he is!
  10. Nokian WR tires ?

    Toyota Prius Technical - Q & A
    don't know yet. I just got them last month. I have seen 4.7L/100km (50mpg) in near 0°C weather (hitting up to 10°C/50°F at times)
  11. Next Hybrid from Toyota

    Toyota Prius General Discussion
    Someone said they saw an 09 Matrix with an HSD emblem so we might see another economy hybrid (esp. since it's been alternating between Toyota and Lexus models)
  12. headlamps/headlights

    Toyota Prius - Technical Chat
    Had Silverstars, both sets blew out < 1 year (I have them as DRLs) so now I'm using Phillips X-Treme Power. You can also try Osram Silverstars (Which are supposedly better than our Sylvania Silverstars.. same company but apparently the bulbs are different - one made for the US, one made for...
  13. Priuschat Site Update

    Off Topic Discussion
    ouch! I should've deleted some of my useless threads that I started then lol. That might help.
  14. Leather VS Cloth

    Prius Interior
    Because it's not factory leather. it's "port-installed leather" which means the dealer went to an aftermarket place to have leather installed. The cloth armrests and centre console are very very thin. Mine is showing the same marks ehurtley's pictures show but on the driver's armrest. My...
  15. Brakes - Regeneration?

    Toyota Prius - Technical Chat
    Mine's currently rusty lol. (well, it's yellowish.. not the rust spots I usually se. I gotta clean it)