SoCal modded V

Discussion in 'Prius v Accessories and Modifications' started by Dranom, Aug 31, 2018.

  1. Dranom

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    hi!

    Just wanna share my journey in modding our V.
    Got it new around 2 years ago. Some mods will be mostly for looks and some are functional.
    Also non of the mods will improve MPG just so you know. lol

    first mods:
    • HKS style X coilovers
    • 19" Koenig WRV
    • Prius Alpha JDM visors
    • OEM modded by Gracio & Co. Tail lights *1st gen style tails with tinted purple reverse and turn signals

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  2. Dranom

    Dranom Junior Member

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    since the trunk has a horrible light I decided to get some garax rear LED hatch light.
    Really big difference in light output a must mod for sure.
    The cover I got is dark grey so I spray painted it black to somewhat match the hatch cover

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    Need to remove the trim to run wires and connect it to the tiny trunk light

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    finished!
    The included switch is great option
    When you open the hatch it automatically turns on when the button is ON

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    Continuing the functional mods.
    I bought and imported some JDM oem G's headlights from japan.
    Might be the first in the US with this headlight? It features black inners and white side markers
    It also has self leveling but my car doesn't have it so didn't wire it up =(
    Everything works low beam, hi beam, etc..

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    powered it up for the first time with the help of a friend
    LOVE that headlight DRL. Makes a big difference looks wise

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    Looking sharp!
     
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    DRL, stuff of my dreams! Thanks for sharing, and awesome work!
     
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    I refreshed the interior of my Prius v with these black dash enhancement from a local guy, who also owns a Prius v. He shortened and "slammed" the shifter and made a small "micro" shifter knob for me.

    It looks and functions almost totally different from the original dash. IMG_7641.JPG
     
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    Roll in day for SEMA 2018
    Under mackin industries rocking 20” rays versus wheels

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    Replacement battery from optima

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    Makes me want to buy your car!
     
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    lol! thanks
    Just build one. I can get you parts for it
     
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    i have been looking for G's parts (headlights, bumpers, side skirts) DamN!! i am drooling over your car right now! :p:p:p

    i was at the 2018 SEMA and i saw your car there. still trying to find a way to import those items from japan as well.
     
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    Happy Holidays!

    Santa dropped off some parts for the V.

    G’s Red Push start/stop
    G’s fenderliners
    Adjustable endlinks
    Prius Alpha booklet

    Selling the other G’s push start on the far right if anyone is interested

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    How much for the G’s button? :)
     
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    Prius v black panel-knob-start 008.JPG My husband, our friend and I sourced a few used JDM black start-stop buttons from Japan. He stripped the panel to the bare plastic and refinished it with an air brush, machined a black "Duracon" JDM styled shift knob and changed the entire look of the "v's" dash
     
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    Duracon knob-black Prius v panel 015.JPG He also made "Duracon" shift knobs in several different colors. The red one might look good with the red G button.
     
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    I double checked it from a friend and japan and he said the one without the light is for 2017 and up cars like the new prius, camry, yaris... the new PRIUS GR also has a push start that doesnt have a light
     
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