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Old 05-19-2020, 01:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Adelaide, Australia
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F Truck - '77 Ford F100 2x4, single cab, lwb
90 day: 8.75 mpg (US)

Bombodore - '98 Holden Commodore Exec Wagon
90 day: 21.35 mpg (US)

Civic - '93 Honda Civic GL
90 day: 36.62 mpg (US)

Jim The Prius - '09 Toyota Prius
90 day: 36.66 mpg (US)
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Eco off-road on a budget? Or destroying a Prius, you decide.

Hey guys and gal's and those in between,

I recently purchased a 2009 Prius ex-taxi with 415,000km on the clock and now I'm doing my best to piss off the entire Prius owning community by turning it into a Jeep.

Fortunately it uses a lot less fuel than a Jeep, and also a lot less than the Subaru Liberty that it's replacing, about half as much to be precise. Unfortunately the Subaru has a much better reputation for off-roading than the Prius so I have my work cut out for me.

Heres the Subaru in all its glory half way across the Oodnadatta track in the Australian desert for a bit of an idea of what I want the Prius to do.
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I need to get on a computer to continue, this website doesn't play well with my phone... Stay tuned!


(Posted in 2020) 2009 Prius Off Road project:

(Posted in 2012) 1977 F100 Project:
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