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Posted by bwilson4web on April 23, 2011, 7:08 am
 
wrote:

Amazing that in spite of the fractured English, you've figured it out.
<GRINS>

I'm just so glad we no longer get notices for timing chain
replacement ... with our Prius. How about you?

Bob Wilson


Posted by Elmo P. Shagnasty on April 23, 2011, 11:13 am
 
In article


You would also no longer get notices for timing belt OR chain
replacements for many, many other cars.

Again, the initial assertion was that the Prius is somehow special
because it doesn't use a timing belt--ignoring the fact that many, many
other cars also don't use timing belts.

Those who would claim that the Prius is special on the basis of its
using a timing chain are tossing around bullshit and/or sticking their
heads in the sand, trying to rationalize their purchase of a Prius over
other cars.

The real question is, why the need to rationalize your purchase of a
Prius?

Posted by bwilson4web on April 23, 2011, 10:10 pm
 wrote:

What a happy coincidence ... we replace the Camry with a Prius and
suddenly, like a switch, no more timing chain notices. Good car, the
Prius.

Bob Wilson

Posted by bwilson4web on April 23, 2011, 10:29 pm
 wrote:

I'm very happy that we get no mailings about replacing the timing
chain. Very happy!


The Prius has fewer parts; is quieter than any car other than the
electrics; has better fuel efficiency than any other gasser or diesel
with equivalent payload; and continues to get excellent ratings from
Consumer Reports for both new and used car. In fact, it remains a
Consumer Reports recommended:

Consumer Reports Ratings&Pricing Guide, Spring 2011, pp. 194.

But please keep 'tilting at windmills' by dear friend, Don Quixote.
Your unsubstantiated claims, so old and thread-bear, are so easy, so
simple to refute by citing credible sources ... of which you have none
but inflated claims. What a joy toy you are ... so simple.

I have to admit a certain wicket pleasure at your grief ... but then
you keep coming back for more 'whack a mole.' <GRINS>

I used to think Prius skeptics were just venal, not transparently,
stupid. Please, please, please, don't give up as we need the practice.
<GRINS>

Bob Wilson


Posted by Elmo P. Shagnasty on April 24, 2011, 1:00 pm
 In article


And your stated conclusion is that because of that, the Prius is
superior to other cars.

Really.

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