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Quick Front Yard Update

About 7 months ago, I started working on fixing our front yard. The work stopped due to hot summer temperature lasting up until late October. I was able to resume the work early November. Here is the result: Compared to what the yard looked like back in mid-May 2019: I essentially applied what I learned working on the backyard to…

Lamin-X Applied onto 2019 Hyundai Tucson Foglights

Decided to use this weekend to apply a pair of yellow¬†Lamin-X¬†protective film onto our 2019 Hyundai Tucson’s foglight lens. I ordered the Lamin-X film designed for the 2016-2018 Tucson models because the 2019-2020 are not available from Lamin-X. The fog light lens are different before and after the 2019 mid-cycle refresh. The 2016-2018 models have an combo DRL/foglight lens in…

Waxing the Tucson

With the weather finally starting to cool down for Fall season I am able to do more outdoor projects without risk of getting heat exhaustion. For one, I will be able to resume the repair of our front lawn and for the first time ever, wax the Tucson with Carnauba car wax. The last time I’ve waxed a car was…

Observed Increase in Fuel Efficiency For the 2012 Prius Follow Up

Here’s a follow up to the original post regarding fuel efficiency improvements after performing major maintenance services. In addition to the following services, DIY: How to Replace the Spark Plugs On a 3rd Gen Prius (2010-2015) DIY: How to Replace the Positive Crankcase Ventilation Valve (PCV) On Your 3rd Gen Prius DIY: How to Exchange the Engine Coolant On Your…