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I think my Scion's Speedo is off...It must be broken

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Brunes, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. Jun 13, 2009 at 4:04 PM
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    Brunes

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    I took my Scion to New Orleans and back today...and the speedo was never off from my GPS by more than 1 mph at any speed...and the Odo was right on.

    What is wrong with my ride??
     
  2. Jun 13, 2009 at 5:34 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    may as well total it out now and save face....
     
  3. Jun 13, 2009 at 5:39 PM
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    What did I miss? The speedo must be broken but it is never off more than 1 mph....don't get it.
     
  4. Jun 13, 2009 at 5:47 PM
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    Sarcasam....After the latest "My speedo is broken thread"....I'm just being a smart ass.


    Hence the off topic post...
     
  5. Jun 13, 2009 at 5:54 PM
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    mws4ua

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    It's a Scion.






    OK... that was ass, and not even true. I like the little 2-doors.
     
  6. Jun 13, 2009 at 6:13 PM
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    It's the wifes ride- She commutes about 60 miles each way to the office- and 31 mpgs is nothing to complain about. I was driving today cause we went house hunting in New Orleans-About a 3 hours drive.

    Good thing too...Some asshole tried to run me off the road- Luckily I managed to lock the brakes up pretty good and slide just a bit off the road...I love my wife...but we woulda been screwed if she was at the wheel.

    (PS-This thread is officially open season postwhoring....)
     
  7. Jun 13, 2009 at 6:25 PM
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    i almost got sideswiped by a new tundra on the road today....dumbass girl driving and trying to reach something behind the seat. i laid on the horn, but she still didnt hear it. must have had the radio blaring. told the wife that was just cause to get the train horns i want
     
  8. Jun 13, 2009 at 7:07 PM
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    It's a Scion...of course it's time to scrap it. :D

    Have you guys ever gone to look at xB's and just sat in the back seat? Me and my friend almost fell asleep back there, soooooooooooooooooo f-in comfortable.
     
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    Hey Brunes,

    I know somebody that's getting rid of a Mazda soon. I hear it's pretty good. Reliable, decent trans, electroluminescent gauges...the works. May as well trade down if you're thinking of trading at all.
     
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    Mines not working either....I cant figure it out....

    [​IMG]
     
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  12. Jun 13, 2009 at 7:42 PM
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    from what i remember, they put in a larger engine and cut some weight back by dropping the roof some
     
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    Yeah...Ours is a tC... 166Hp...Plenty of pep to get around and get MPGs.
    Pretty nice looking too. It'll be better once I get the WO covers on the seats tmrw and get it detailed.



    PS- Top Gun is a GREAT movie.
     
  14. Jun 13, 2009 at 8:05 PM
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    Yea, I took it for a drive, very nice car...you should consider! :D
    I'm stumped...:confused: lol
     
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    Well there's your problem! Your engine's too cold. Wait for it to warm up.
     
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    DOH!...Thanks man! :D
     
  17. Jun 14, 2009 at 7:08 AM
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    I knew it as soon as I saw who posted this.

    Stirring the pot? :D
     
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    It's in off topic...And just a lil stir...Nothing serious.:D
     
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