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Sorry, no pics until I get a grill badge from somewhere. It just looks WRONG right now.

I can't help it, I have a thing for wagons!!!
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I had to pull the hub caps. The had the wheels too out of balance. So, trim rings on badly painted wheels are it for the moment.

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Two words: UG LY!!! With this look, the wheels need painted, the lugs need to be chrome or covered with spyder center caps!
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These, but without the white walls... if it stays this way.

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Okay,
I have used the search and can not find the info I know I have seen on this site What is the shim rate for each inch of drop on the front with lowering springs? I know I've seen it listed by someone, but for the life of me I can not find it

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which one of these is not like thee other? i found this parking arrangement to ironic not to snap a picture of it... i bet those prius owners didn't like me or my romney sticker!
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... i bet those prius owners didn't like me or my romney sticker!
Ignorant dummycrats.
Found this several years ago when Toyota was trying to defend itself against claims of how "bad" the production of the prius was for the environment:
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After
all the numbers had been crunched, among vehicles sold in the U.S. in the 2005
calendar year, CNW found the least expensive vehicle to be the Scion xB at 48
cents per mile in overall energy costs. The most energy-expensive vehicle was
the Maybach at
$11.58 per mile in energy costs over its estimated lifetime. The VW Phaeton,
Rolls-Royce line, and Bentley line followed closely behind. In all of these
instances, these are overall energy costs incurred from inception through
disposal, not energy costs associated only with vehicle ownership.





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compare, the Toyota Prius involves $3.25 per mile in energy costs over its
lifetime, according to CNW, while several full-size SUVs scored lower. A Dodge
Viper involves only $2.18 in energy per mile over its lifetime. The Range Rover
Sport costs $2.42, and the Cadillac Escalade costs $2.75.



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Looks like a very cool build.

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When I drive by a prius, I make sure to down shift so they can hear me hurt the environment lol

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Well, this car is liking being driven! My last tank of gas: 98% Hwy @ 70-75mph yielded a whopping 24.3 mpg! Wooooooooooooot!

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Well, this car is liking being driven! My last tank of gas: 98% Hwy @ 70-75mph yielded a whopping 24.3 mpg! Wooooooooooooot!


These old B Bodies do great on the highway. My 94 gets about 20mpg at 70-75mph. Has not had a tune up since I bought it 4.5 years ago, and has over 300,000 miles on it. Take that Prius owners.

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mine now has 215k miles!

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These old B Bodies do great on the highway. My 94 gets about 20mpg at 70-75mph. Has not had a tune up since I bought it 4.5 years ago, and has over 300,000 miles on it. Take that Prius owners.
Is yours the 350? I found my 305 likes 72mph better than 70mph. It seems to be the sweet spot.

My old Land Rover would get 13-14mpg at 70 and 17 at 75... problem is a ticket in Orygun is too expensive to offset the improved MPG

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which one of these is not like thee other? i found this parking arrangement to ironic not to snap a picture of it... i bet those prius owners didn't like me or my romney sticker!
damn i didnt realize prius looks so big and boxy compared to the wagon
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