Toyota Prius Links & Resources
Links listed here are Prius specific as possible but I cannot vouch for the quality of products or services listed here. If you have a Prius link(s) you think should be added here please email the link(s) to: priusdiy (at) gmail.com
- Toyota Prius
Official site of the Prius.
- Toyota Owner's Manuals
If you've lost yours check here, all in PDF downloadable format and you don't need to register to download. If you register you can also view your dealer service history.
- John's Prius Stuff
This site has been around for a long time and focuses on the technology and efficiency of the Prius. It spans gen I, II and III Prii and is very techical with lots of in-depth documentation.
- Hobbit's Prius Stuff
He has many Prius tutorials, mods, "rants," teardowns and electrical info with extremely technical in-depth explainations. Lot's to techy stuff to read.
AKA Darell's Prius site. He has a good section on Prius mods and a fair amount of Prius info.
Prius as a powerplant concept site, discusses the concept of using a Prius to power your house as a backup UPS instead of a generator.
- Prius Chat
This site has tons of information and an active community. I haven't seen another forum that even comes close.
- Prius Online
- Prius Forum
Parts & Products
You'll probably notice I like Amazon, they have just about whatever you want and that includes many OEM and aftermarket Prius parts!
- Coastal E Tech
If you don't like being locked out of your navigation or phone while in motion check out their "Lock Pick" products, they also have some Prius accessories.
Offers 3 plug-in conversion Prius kits.
- Metro Toyota
A good selection of Prius accesories, engine block heater, and some basic maintenance items.
- Plug-In Supply
They offer serveral Prius DIY plug in conversion kits. I'm hoping to get the 10Kw DIY kit sometime and do an elaborate tutorial but need to save up, it's not cheap!
- Prius Chat Shop
Various parts and accessories.
This is a multi-function vehicle monitor, it can also read diagnostic trouble codes and be used to turn off the check engine light. Here's the ScanGauge II on Amazon a bit cheaper.
- Sigma Automotive
They carry TON's of Prius specialty parts and accessories, many imported from Japan for gen II and gen II Prii.
Services & Shops
Scottsburg, IN based shop that specializes in gen II insurange salvaged Prius repair, sales, parts, and does Plug-In Prius conversions using either the PIS or PICC kit.
- Boulder Hybrid Conversions
Boulder, CO plug-in hybrid conversion company.
- Luscious Garage
San Francisco, CA based shop that specializes in hybrid's. This site is also a blog with lots of Prius related posts.
- Plug-In Supply
Although they primarly sell a DIY plug-in Prius conversion kit they will also build the battery pack bank and even install it for you for additional fees.
- 3 Prong Power
Berkeley, CA based plug-in hybrid conversion company.