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For Sale My custom 2012-13 Prius c under chassis brace $67

Discussion in 'Private Sales' started by Mike500, Feb 24, 2013.

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  1. Mike500

    Mike500 Interessen-Gemeinschaft Prius

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    Here it is! Price is a reasonable $67 delivered by Priority Mail (US only).
    A limited quantity are available.

    I've posted photos of my Ver 3 "c" brace. I believe this to be the best available.

    In making it, I looked at the construction, engineering and installation of the expensive one made by Cusco, as shown on the JuicedHybrid.com web site. This is NOT the brace that I am selling.

    Toyota Prius c Chassis Stiffener, Under Brace, Handling: JuicedHybrid.com

    http://www.juicedhybrid.com/v/vspfiles/assets/images/949%20492%20c_eng.pdf

    The Cusco model is heavier and made of three welded pieces. Welding weakens the hardening of the tempered aluminum components at the joint. Installed, my brace adds a mere 10 ounces of weight to the car.

    My virtually "bulletproof" brace is made of a single piece of tempered billet 6011-T6511 aluminum. The ends and counterbores for the included 10.9 grade better than OEM flange bolts are J.I.S. with 12mm hex heads; the same heads as the factory bolts on the car.

    The center section of the Cusco brace reduces clearance for the exhasust system. Mine provides maximum clearance.

    The "hangdown" of my brace is about 1/2 inch, which is about the same as the Cusco's at the mounting bolts.

    Both mounts with two bolts. There is no advantage to the additional "contact points" that the Cusco brace makes with the tunnel.

    The paint or coating on the Cusco brace is for looks only. The aluminum alloy on mine is corrosion resistant on its own. The complicated construction of the Cusco brace apparently is to justify its high price.

    The sale is for my improved aluminum single bar brace, NOT the blue CUSCO model. See the attached photos of my brace.

    That's about it!

    If interested, send me a PM by starting a conversation.

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  2. Mike500

    Mike500 Interessen-Gemeinschaft Prius

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    To Priuschat member"KaliforniaKid."

    You left a message in my Profile, but you limited the access to yours and the access to "conservations," or IM's, so I cannot contact yo directly.

    Send me a IM or open a conservation with me, if you're interested.

    Mike500
  3. ftl

    ftl Explicator

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    Just received mine today and it looks good! Now all I need is for it to (a) stop raining and (b) warm up, so I can do the installation.
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  4. KaliforniaKid

    KaliforniaKid 2013 Prius V Five 2012 Priuc C Four

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    I don't know how or what to mess with as to forum IM and Conversations...

    Thanks.
  5. Mike500

    Mike500 Interessen-Gemeinschaft Prius

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    I got your message..........You started a conversation, and I responded.


    Thanks!
  6. Mike500

    Mike500 Interessen-Gemeinschaft Prius

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    It happens that one guy thought that I was selling the $125 blue CUSCO underbrace for $67 delivered.

    Repeat! This sale is for my single bar aluminum brace, NOT the Cusco brace that I used as a comparison. Please read carefully!
  7. Mike500

    Mike500 Interessen-Gemeinschaft Prius

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    A new blue epoxy enameled oven baked finished version will be available soon for $73 delivered by Priority Mail.

    Mike500
  8. Mike500

    Mike500 Interessen-Gemeinschaft Prius

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    They are ready!

    I've attached the photos. The aluminum is corrosion resistant and will last for a lifetime, but it looks much better with the blue finish.

    Mike500

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  9. evil03

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    Still got any for sale?
  10. evil03

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    Still got any got sale?
  11. Mike500

    Mike500 Interessen-Gemeinschaft Prius

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    Still got them, but can't sell them, here.

    Just search the other selling sites.
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  12. evil03

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    i will try... thanks
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    Can someone please send me a message stating where to find "other" selling sites for this and other Prius parts please!!
  14. xliderider

    xliderider Senior Member

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    pm sent. ;)

    Sent from my SCH-I535
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