3d models for components of XR4ti and Scorpio

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brokencase wrote: Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:11 pm How about weather-stripping?
I'm curious how robust 3D printed weather stripping would be? Would it hold up to the elements, and not turn to dust when UV light from the sun hits it? I know nothing about 3D printed materials, keep it in "idiot speak"...
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my8950 wrote: Tue Sep 07, 2021 3:37 pm
brokencase wrote: Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:11 pm How about weather-stripping?
I'm curious how robust 3D printed weather stripping would be? Would it hold up to the elements, and not turn to dust when UV light from the sun hits it? I know nothing about 3D printed materials, keep it in "idiot speak"...
The material is thermoplastic polyurathane (TPU) it can be anywhere from 60-90 durometer but I typically print 85 durometer. I would say it is very close to the flex of the original material.

As far as durability perhaps this would help.
from https://filament2print.com/gb/240-flexible-tpe-tpu

"TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane) is a thermoplastic, more specifically a linear elastomeric polymer belonging to the family of polyurethanes. This material is characterized by its high resistance to abrasion, certain chemical elements, UV rays and low temperatures. This set of properties makes the use of the TPU widespread throughout the industry."
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brokencase wrote: Tue Sep 07, 2021 4:38 pm
my8950 wrote: Tue Sep 07, 2021 3:37 pm
brokencase wrote: Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:11 pm How about weather-stripping?
I'm curious how robust 3D printed weather stripping would be? Would it hold up to the elements, and not turn to dust when UV light from the sun hits it? I know nothing about 3D printed materials, keep it in "idiot speak"...
The material is thermoplastic polyurathane (TPU) it can be anywhere from 60-90 durometer but I typically print 85 durometer. I would say it is very close to the flex of the original material.

As far as durability perhaps this would help.
from https://filament2print.com/gb/240-flexible-tpe-tpu

"TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane) is a thermoplastic, more specifically a linear elastomeric polymer belonging to the family of polyurethanes. This material is characterized by its high resistance to abrasion, certain chemical elements, UV rays and low temperatures. This set of properties makes the use of the TPU widespread throughout the industry."
Thanks, I will check this out and try to understand.
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Door sill cover buttons.

On some cars some button covers were hacked on removal or lost.

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Repurposing the coin slot holder cubby on Scorpios. I don't have an idea for that now but maybe others might.

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Ed Lijewski wrote: Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:31 am Door sill cover buttons.

On some cars some button covers were hacked on removal or lost.

YMMV
Not sure what you mean here. Are these on the door cards?
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Ed Lijewski wrote: Mon Nov 08, 2021 1:31 pm Repurposing the coin slot holder cubby on Scorpios. I don't have an idea for that now but maybe others might.

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Funny you should mention this. The other day I was thinking that it would be neat to mount a digital oil pressure gauge that would be concealed behind an altered and 3d printed coin slot door.
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brokencase wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 12:51 am
Ed Lijewski wrote: Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:31 am Door sill cover buttons.

On some cars some button covers were hacked on removal or lost.

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Not sure what you mean here. Are these on the door cards?
The plastic over the interior door sill edges that cover the carpeting edge. The screw hole buttons get fogged up on removal or lost. Open a door and look at the sill.

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Double DIN adaptor for XR4Ti... Up on Thingiverse

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:5138364
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