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    ever notice other car owner tires ...

    in parking lots and think how the h*ll haven't they been in accident as of yet ? <img src="/forums/graemlins/shocked2.gif" alt="shocked" title="shocked" height="15" width="15" /> , <img src="/forums/graemlins/27.gif" alt="hide" title="hide" height="35" width="26" />
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    CHINA : limiting rare metals ...

    <a href="http://worldfocus.org/blog/2009/09/01/china-rides-green-revolution-limiting-export-of-rare-metals/7070/" title="httpworldfocusorgblog20090901chinaridesgreenrevolutionlimitingexportofraremetals7070" rel="nofollow"...
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    2010 TOYOTA Yaris is here ...

    for those interested . I think they're only available on the west coast for now . Hard to find at this time . Found 6 at dealership in CALIFORNIA . Assume more will arrive to other states by end of month . 2010 YARIS now have Vehicle Stability Control and traction control as standard feature ...
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    Shorter oil change: steep hill to climb every day?

    may be climbing a steep hill everyday to get to work or to go shopping , etc.. Do you think the synthetic 5w-30 we're using can hold up for about 5,000 mile intervals or should I consider shorter intervals ? Such as changing with synthetic oil every 4 months or 4,000 miles ? It's a 1.5 liter...
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    Praying Mantis : why is it they're never seen ?

    years ago would see them in the yard or while fishing . Sometimes one would land on you on hot summer night <img src="/forums/graemlins/shocked2.gif" alt="shocked" title="shocked" height="15" width="15" /> . Haven't seen a mantis in over ten years . Such a shame , <a...
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    2010 FORD FUSION : hybrid review at ...

    , <a href="http://www.mpgomatic.com/2009/07/02/2010-ford-fusion-hybrid-review/#more-370" target="_blank">http://www.mpgomatic.com/2009/07/02/2010-ford-fusion-hybrid-review/#more-370</a> . Nice looking car . <img src="/forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/thumbsup2.gif" alt="\:\!" title="thumbsup"...
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    TOYOTA : pricing for 2010 models ...

    <a href="http://pressroom.toyota.com/pr/tms/toyota-announces-pricing-on-2010-97437.aspx" target="_blank">http://pressroom.toyota.com/pr/tms/toyota-announces-pricing-on-2010-97437.aspx</a> . Figures the YARIS gets Vehicle Stability Control w/ Traction Control for only $150 more <img...
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    CLICK ! CLICK ! Why is it that ...

    some pumps constantly click off like it was full ? Very annoying <img src="/forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/mad.gif" alt="" title="mad" height="15" width="15" /> , makes it difficult getting an accurate fill to check mileage . This was the case while filling up earlier with 87 octane at an...
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    anyone watch this ? : OVER A BARREL : ....

    U.S. Oil Addiction . Go to , <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/2020/" target="_blank">http://abcnews.go.com/2020/</a> . Enjoy .
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    STARFIRE SF340 ; any users ?

    if so , how do they perform in rain , etc.. These are related to COOPER tire company . THANKS
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    '09 YARIS : J.D. POWERS : # 1 highest ...

    quality car . <a href="http://www.jdpower.com/autos/articles/2009-Initial-Quality:-Subcompact-and-Compact-Cars" target="_blank">http://www.jdpower.com/autos/articles/2009-Initial-Quality:-Subcompact-and-Compact-Cars</a> . Take that FIT ( BrianWC ) . ;- )
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    anyone using the ECOMETER by AUTOMETER ?

    Or know of someone . It's a fuel consumption gauge that's less than $70 . <a href="http://www.autometer.com/ecometer/" target="_blank">http://www.autometer.com/ecometer/</a> . THANKS
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    digital TV : you find it to be a farce ?

    not really impressed thus far . :- (
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    oil : $250 a barrel ...

    <a href="http://www.cnbc.com/id/31203842/" target="_blank">http://www.cnbc.com/id/31203842/</a> . That should help stimulate a few things .
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    SYLVANIA Ultra Vision : CR*P !!!

    had to remove both bulbs from '08 YARIS earlier when the better 1/2 noticed there were no low beams for left and right , only the high beams . Checked fuses and were fine . So , removed the drivers side U.V. bulb and put the original back in and fine . Then the same result for passengers side ...
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    5w-20 : how many using for TOYOTA 1.5 ltr. engine

    in their YARIS , PRIUS , SCION XB , ECHO , or older 1.5 ltr. motors from TOYOTA ? If so . Any increase in mileage ? More responsive during acceleration from a stop or climbing hills ? Is it conventional or synthetic and what manufacturer ? Any negative results ? Such as engine noise , etc...
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    Are people going off the deep end ?

    while mowing the lawn this evening ( due to earlier heat ) and nearing the end of it at what I thought was 8:30 P.M. I notice the neighor coming towards me from the front of his home across our driveway and onto our back yard to confront me about how his wife and him can't relax with lawnmower...
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    CHINA and KUWAIT : believe it involves ...

    ROYAL DUTCH SHELL as well . Refineries to be built in southern CHINA . Should we be concerned ?
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    HASTINGS ? Good oil filter ?

    an acquaintance that has a garage swears by them for his own and customers use . May see if can get oil filter for the YARIS from him . THANKS
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    TACOMA hybrid ?

    think we may see a TACOMA hybrid in the coming years ? We would latch onto a regular cab TACOMA if it got 35 plus miles to the gallon . Sweet . ;- )
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