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From: ransley on 27 Jun 2010 06:56
On Jun 12, 2:56 pm, Peter Granzeau <pgranz...(a)cox.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Jun 2010 15:08:32 -0400, News <N...(a)Group.Name> wrote:
> >Peter Granzeau wrote:
> >> On Thu, 10 Jun 2010 17:12:56 -0400, News <N...(a)Group.Name> wrote:
> >>> Peter Granzeau wrote:
> >>>> On Thu, 10 Jun 2010 10:17:35 -0400, green...(a)neo.rr.com wrote:
> >>>>> On Wed, 09 Jun 2010 23:32:54 -0400, Davoud <s...(a)sky.net> wrote:
> >>>>>> Bzzzzzzt! It's high curbs. Most of us don't drive all that much in
> >>>>>> Pennsylvania for potholes to be a factor.
> >>>>>> Davoud
> >>>> >From my experience, they mostly strike high parking space curbs.
> >>>>> Regardless, I have never had to replace one. What is the OP doing to
> >>>>> completely destroy it so often?
> >>>> The OP (that's me) parks in designated "Handicapped" spaces, which
> >>>> usually have one of those small(ish) curbs to keep one from knocking
> >>>> down the "Handicapped" sign. he one that got me this time had a bolt
> >>>> sticking about 2" higher than the curb itself, intended to keep the curb
> >>>> in place, but it got me in the air dam and tore it off.
> >>> With respect, have you had your eyesight checked lately?
> >> The curb piece is invisible (below line of sight) when pulling in to the
> >> parking place.
> >With respect, if you missed seeing "a bolt sticking about 2" higher than
> >the curb itself, intended to keep the curbin place, but it got me in the
> >air dam and tore it off", then you need to either be more aware or have
> >your eyes checked.
> I can see the bolt when I start to park. I can not tell when the bumper
> gets near it because it is by then below my line of sight. There are no
> index markings on the pavement to either side showing me where the curb
> is. If it were a real curb/gutter, I would have no problems at all. The
> entire piece of concrete is hidden be the front of my Prius when I pull
> into the parking place.
> My eyesight is 20/20. The air dam on the Prius is about an inch too
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You just are not a carefull driver, you need to leave it off , at that
rate and with inflation you will spend 10,000 over the next 10 years