2003 Spare Tire Cover

Discussion in 'Generation 1 Prius Discussion' started by Irrenarzt, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. Irrenarzt

    Irrenarzt Junior Member

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    I'm looking for a spare tire cover for an 03 Prius. The one I have has the foam paddings all ripped off and it sags hard if you place anything in the trunk. I checked online and wow they are expensive. Any way I can find a used one that is in good shape from a wrecked car?
     
  2. sbiddle

    sbiddle Junior Member

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    That should be an easy junkyard find.
     
  3. Irrenarzt

    Irrenarzt Junior Member

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    I called a number of places today without luck. Dealer wants 131 plus tax for this part which is ridiculous. I really only need the foam pieces but these cannot be purchased separately it seems.
     
  4. usnavystgc

    usnavystgc Die Hard DIYer

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    You have several options. If you go to Michael's (or some other hobby store), you should be able to find a suitable foam to repair the one you have. Or look on ebay for doors or any other exterior parts, find a picture of a wrecked Gen I, call that junkyard and ask them if they have the part. I really don't know if you'll save that much money though but, you never know until you try.
     
  5. freidawg

    freidawg Prius Recycler

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    I have several of these and can send you one, How's $40 including shipping sound?

    Eric
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