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Mon Dec 24, 2012, 11:01 AM

An easy way to improve your Toyota Prius gas miliage

I bought a 2010 Toyota Prius in 2010 and have started putting aftermarket parts on it.

To date I have:

* Replaced the front sway bar with a heavy duty one. ( Reduced front 'lean' when exiting from freeways.)

* Installed a Toyota (heavy duty) rear sway bar. ( This glued its ass to the ground.)

* Installed fog lights. (Toyota does not offer fog light kits, so aftermarket is your only choice. There are a few kits out there and I purchased one from a Georgia Toyota dealership because I fucking hate a web site that has lots of Toyota aftermarket parts - bad experience. I would suggest having your Toyota dealership install the kit as my local mechanic screwed it up and I lost my windshield wipers. And the damn things did not work as advertised.)

* Purchased and installed an INJEN cold air intake. ( I'm seeing about an 8 ~ 10% increase in mileage as well as more power.)

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Reply An easy way to improve your Toyota Prius gas miliage (Original post)
unhappycamper Dec 2012 OP
Kolesar Jan 2013 #1
unhappycamper Jan 2013 #2
Smilo Mar 2013 #3

Response to unhappycamper (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 05:46 PM

1. Have you perused Ecomodder?

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Response to Kolesar (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 10:36 AM

2. No, but thanks for the link.

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Response to unhappycamper (Original post)

Mon Mar 4, 2013, 12:10 AM

3. We have a 2001 Honda Insight

does 65 mpg regularly and we have had 70 mpg on a good day. Met a woman who had same and her best was 83 mpg.

Thanks kolesar for the ecomodder link.

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