I need some help from a European Priuschatter

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  1. jelloslug

    jelloslug It buffed right out!

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    Is there a European Priuschatter out there that could order a few plastic seat parts for me?
     
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    jelloslug It buffed right out!

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    Why not just ring up and order them yourself? If you ring a UK dealer you won't have any language trouble (hopefully) and you should be protected with your credit card.

    Even if you want a LHD part I'm sure they'll be able to source it for you from their European stock.
     
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    Sigma automotive might be able to do it for ya. They order a lot of Euro parts.
     
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    A couple of queries

    1. What sort of things do you need?

    2. Why do it this way?

    Might be able to help though:)
     
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    jelloslug It buffed right out!

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    I need a gray left hand seat trim panel, the adjuster handle, and the adjuster handle screw cover for a LHD Prius with the height adjustable seat. None of these parts are available in North America in the correct color. I could give a UK Toyota dealer a call but I'm fairly certain that they would not bother with shipping to the US for something like this.
     
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    Well, you might try first, if you can determine the part numbers as per toyodiy.com

    Several years ago I was able to purchase a Toyota Carina nameplate (since my daughter shares that name) from a UK dealer via mailorder.
     
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    We have a little phrase here " You don't get if you don't ask".

    Our dealers are used to all sorts of weird requests. I know my local dealers are used to dealing with US part enquiries because of the US airforce base nearby. Also, we have quite a large number of Japanese grey import vehicles here, so they are used to sourcing parts for these vehicles too.

    To get a pleasant response you're probably best having part numbers or clear details of the parts and colours you require. Maybe get some photos uploaded on your computer, ring the dealers, have a chat and ask if you can email the pictures over to avoid any misunderstandings. I'm sure both you and the dealer would hate the wrong part to arrive!
     
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    jelloslug It buffed right out!

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    I have photos, just no part numbers. Do you happen to have the number and/or the name of the dealer that you are referring to?
     
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    Hi Jelloslug,
    If you can have a look at this and figure out the parts and part no's,post them and i'll price them tomorrow for you,i'm in Ireland [RHD]but i have a good relationship with my local Toyota dealer[purely platonic]so i'm sure they can get them.
     
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    It's a universal phrase. Sometimes translated ... squeeky wheels get the grease, or ... "No askie ... no getty" ...

    New testament ... King James version : Ye have not, because ye ask not.

    Dead horse sufficiently beat.
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    Yes, on more than one occasion (before we traded it in) we shopped for Range Rover stuff in the UK. Different color marker lights, running board mounts, different floor mats, etc.
     
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