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Old 01-06-2021, 10:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello all! Have been looking at and reading the site for awhile now. Lots of detail oriented people here! I own a 2007 Toyota prius. I havnt done anything other than tape off the bottom grill and remove rear windshield wiper along with removing the spare and the jack and the wiper motor in the rear. I try to hypermile it the best I can. I believe my next mod after moondiscs will be to lower it a bit (less air underneath) wondering how the 2nd gen prius owners are installing their moondiscs.

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That's exactly the year of 2nd gen Prius I was looking to get since that year received a mid-model refresh and included more features as standard. I ended up owning a 2012 plug-in for a few years instead.
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The mods you mention are all that I had performed. Probably a wheel alignment would be the next best thing if it hasn't been done in a while, along with over inflating tire pressure.

It's pretty difficult to squeeze more efficiency out of the Prius since they had engineered it to be efficient regardless of how it's driven. Minor mods will return meager savings.

Someone on here had gutted his Prius to save weight, and there's a thread detailing all of that.
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I believe my next mod after moondiscs will be to lower it a bit (less air underneath) wondering how the 2nd gen prius owners are installing their moondiscs.


Ignore the Porsche cooling fan.

Lowering is Okay, improves cornering, etc. But consider wheel spats and air curtains. Air curtains substitute for front wheel skirts.

The best way to install Moon disks is three Dzus fasteners. www.mooneyesusa.com/MOON-Disc-Dzus-p/md11-dz.htm

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