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Good Luck Kevin,
I just sold an extra one I had a few weeks ago for $125 plus shipping.
They are pretty rare, but make driving the little buckboard longer distances almost tolerable.
Of course keep your eye on Ebay etc..
When you see one don't hesitate. Buy it
There are plastic armrests still available online.
Good Luck
 

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Kevin, I sold mine a couple years ago for 60 bucks to a member in Texas. Very rare and hard to find. Brand new, from Matt. Cost me 100 dollars, at the 2010 smart car Nationals. He installed too.

I ended up buying the OEM one, offered on the newer 451 smart cars. It has adjustable height.

Good Luck, in your search.

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Thanks....I need something, as you mentioned, no armrest isn't very comfortable for any distance. I just prefer the slim design of the Boesch as I take up most of the room in there:cool: Luckily I don't drive it too far, so I will have to be patient to find one.
 

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smart Madness use to offer one, that was a similar in design. No holes. All aluminum too, and slim.

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Here is one of the original threads from 2009 talking about armrest Boesch armrests.
They sold for $289.
 

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I didn’t pay brand new, $289.00 for it. Might have been cause, I hosted him to the 2010 National, back then. He gave me he’s event discount. The only thing, I didn’t care for. The rubber stop, would get cut, and fall off. I bought a small amount of vacuum hose to replace it. It was only handy for one passenger. My wife took, lots of trips in the car. One arm, at a time armrest.
 

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Well $289 is what they were advertised and sold for.

Very distinct possibility you got a discount for hosting the 2010 Nationals.
The guy who bought yours got a great deal.
 

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Well $289 is what they were advertised and sold for.

Very distinct possibility you got a discount for hosting the 2010 Nationals.
The guy who bought yours got a great deal.
I don’t think, he had them priced for $289, at the smart car Nationals. They were around $150 there. I was torn either to buy the smart madness one, or Matt’s. I liked the holes, in Matt’s armrest better. That why I couldn’t figure out why you sold a 11 year old one, for the price of a new one. At the time.

 

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Old post about bousch armrests.
You sir got a deal. Plain and simple.
Did you get your paddle shifters at the same time?
If you give me more time I can find the post where Matt defended his $289 price.

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Expensive!

I want to get one of these, but I'll wait until it comes down from $285. $100 I can handle for something cool I can rest my arm on. For $285, I'll see if I can make my own! (Or more likely, do without.)

Or. Price of a slightly scratched armrest.
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Discussion Starter · #1 · Jul 6, 2009

Hi all!

While doing a little cleaning around the shop, I came acrossed this armrest orphan. She has some light scuff marks on the bracket, and her powder coating has a very faint line in it. These flaws are extremely minor but I wouldn't feel right selling it full price.

If you want it, it's yours for $225 and that includes shipping to 48 states.
Just PM me if you are interested, I only have one and it's first come first serve!

Thanks,
Matt
 

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Jo e Lefors, Matt had a lot of arm rests, available at our 2010 nationals here. He probably came down in price, because their weren’t selling at $285. Over 230 smart cars attend here. He was extremely busy, installing paddle shifters, armrests, and exhaust systems. We had a nasty June storm pass though, that Saturday of the event. I was helping him hold down, his installation tent. From blowing away.

smartMadness was offering this armrest, at the Nationals too. reasonably priced.

 

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To the Op, This is the OEM armrest, I replaced Matt’s with. I took my drivers seat out of the car. To install it. Didn’t Butcher the foam like this guy did. Leather grain matches prefect. Salvage it was around $40.00. It’s really nice. If you never find one Matt made.

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Matts arm rest, sat on my work bench, for 6 years. If I only new it was worth more then I paid for it.
 

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If I remember correctly, I paid $189.00 for my Boesch armrest from the local dealer the day I took delivery in May 09. At the time, I was not aware of Matt and his smart accessories. I did buy my paddle shifters from him direct, though. I would like to buy one of his replacement inside rearview mirrors, but they are probably harder to find than his armrest.
 
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