Toyota PRIUS with a Flowmaster Muffler (Hippie Support Vehicle for the Married Hot Rodder)

This is a quick video feature on a Toyota Prius with a "sporty" muffler. As a hot rodder, I needed a reliable car for my wife that would make her happy and keep our costs down so that I could spend any spare income on project cars. So, in 2004, we bought this thing. I wasn't thrilled with the purchase but the car fit the bill at the time and has traveled 143,000 trouble free miles but is still really, really boring. Then I cut the stock muffler off, welded up a Flowmaster and a chrome tip to play a joke on my wife and I ended up leaving it on there. It cracks me up to hear this thing pull in to the driveway!

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