2003 Black with 2ZZ engine
Desperately seeking for a shiny TRD front strut tower bar, if any one is thinking about selling or knows where I could source one, then please let me know!
In early 2019 I was able to find them on various Toyota dealers' websites in the US, might be worth a shot. I specifically got mine from John Elway Toyota in Ontario, CA. Note that if you somehow see one of them selling the rear strut tower brace, that's an error in the site and they forgot to remove it. Don't ask me how I know... haha...if any one is thinking about selling or knows where I could source one, then please let me know!
I'm thinking that it'd have be specialized for LHD or RHD, since the RHD versions need the hole toward the left side for some bottle/cap. Not that it couldn't be done, but that's an extra thing to manage for the fabricator/seller.With it being discontinue, I am surprise that some of these guys making braces have not made one to sell.
Having the TRD front and rear strut bars they're definitely sturdy, but heavier than they need to be. I'm thinking that's because Toyota probably felt that those and their member brace would be the extent of bracing you'd add to the car, though you can add in other places to offset the work. If you look at aftermarket options, note that some will have steel or aluminum options. You can't really go wrong, but you want to check for fitment based on your setup and plans. Meaning some are like the TRD FSTB and don't interfere with the hood closing, whereas some have had that problem with the mount reinforcement height.Actually I'm surprised that 1.) The ones who bought the last stock are not selling any 2.) As Jazzvuu said - no one makes them anymore really !? 3.) been checking Ebay and SC for the last couple of month and none popped up for sale used either....
I'd settle with the Carbing one, if someone can confirm it fits LHD. For RHD there are many options, even TRD ones can be found for RHD easily. But for LHD not many options and most of them are nowhere near as serious as the TRD one. :/The aftermarket i see available is the cusco or tanabe that is around $200 but i heard they flex too easy which is not good for a brace. There is carb but those are north of $300.
Thanks but I'm looking for an LHD version :/ RHD can be found every now and then in Europe too (in UK) but no LHD. I ordered a Beatrush / Lailee one for now - as they confirmed it fits both LHD and RHD - and when a TRD comes up for sale, I might swap it over. Thank anyway.