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3rd Gen 2010 - Removed flying buttress center console

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Accessories and Modifications' started by Red_Prii, Sep 4, 2017.

  1. Red_Prii

    Red_Prii Junior Member

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    As soon as I bought my used 2010 I removed the buttress. After 2 weeks of uncomfortable driving with various steering wheel and seat positions, I just won't put up with the discomfort. NOW I just have to finish the project and make it look presentable. Posted are pictures of the current state of things. (I'm tall with long arms so reaching the shifter in its temporary shifter location is not an issue.)
     

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    Keep us updated, I'd like to see how it turns out.
     
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    did you lose a cup holder?
     
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    easy fix
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    Winter is coming and now that I'm comfortable in the car I probably won't get around to it till spring.

    But otherwise, you bet I will definitely brag and share my progress.
     
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    I HATE the flying buttress. I'd love to know how it turned out.
     
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    if you check his posts, it didn't
     
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    It's the owner's car, to do with what they want, but you gotta think: what would a potential buyer think, seing the centre console gutted.

    My first thought would be "What the hell else could they have done? And do I want to find out?".

    (I'd suspect OP put it all back...)
     
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    can you say which floor mats those are?
     
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    I loved the flying buttress in my old third gen.
     
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    Yeah, I'm reviving an old thread. I only want to remove the flying bridge temporarily in order to fit something under it, then put the flying bridge back. The object is too big to be "slid" in but will fit fine once installed.

    Any DIY instructions on this?
     
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    There might be enough stuff in the attached. A lot of it is follow-your nose. If you're still stuck let me know and I can link you the full manual.