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This thread is to list any available 3D printed parts for the G1 Insight.

If you know of anything G1 related please add it to the list.
Feel free to start a new thread for the G2 in the appropriate section.
Many thanks to the contributors who have designed things so far!

G1 Desktop model
Honda Insight G1 by prototypist - Thingiverse

G1 Rear hatch acutuator (Original version)
Honda Insight Gen 1 hatch actuator little blue plastic piece by prototypist - Thingiverse

G1 Rear hatch actuator (Improved version)
http://snk.to/f-c7jeos03

G1 Air cleaner box clips
air cleaner box clip by prototypist - Thingiverse

G1 Fuel filler cap
Honda Insight Fuel Filler Cap Hanger by petropixel - Thingiverse

G1 Obdiic&c case
http://www.insightcentral.net/forums/attachments/general-news-discussion/9530d1386092330-3d-printed-project-cases-obdiic-c_case.zip
 

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N4S Why don't you organise it.
If you incur any costs you could make a small charge for the stl files until you recoup your money.

We could perhaps start a fund to pay for the scanning/designing of common parts that would benefit the community ;?

I'll put $50 into that if someone want's to take it on for the forum.
 

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I looked into it about 8 months ago. It was just too expensive to pay to have it 3D scanned., and I had already bought it and would not need a new printed one myself. I wanted to have it scanned before I cut it to install it. I had hoped that a member might have access to a 3D scanner. I wanted to scan it, flip it electronically from a RHD to LHD and see how it would fit US cars.
 

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who can i contact regarding the plastic piece for the rear hatch actuator?

i remember buying one but forgot who it was and if that individual stil makes it
 

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Schu no idea I haven't spoken to him for a while. I'll e-mail him and find out.
 

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I have access to a lower end 3-d scanner.
Never actually used it.
I'd have to ask around to see if this is possible.
I do product design for a living. I can take scan data and make anything you want out of it in relatively no time sometimes literally minutes. I can also just take calipers to a physical part. We have Makerbots at work, so I have the software to then create a print file. Printing is out of the question because it's a company machine, but you could take the file to a local place. Some libraries actually have these free to use now. I would do it for free for something simple like a IMAC&C case or the double din bezel. If someone has scan data of that and wants it mirrored to fit a US model send me the file and I'll make it work. Heck if I can get a dozen people willing to pay I'll buy the dang printer and sell them.
 

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I wanted to have it scanned before I cut it to install it. I had hoped that a member might have access to a 3D scanner. I wanted to scan it, flip it electronically from a RHD to LHD and see how it would fit US cars.
Out of your experience now, would it be enough to flip it electronically from RHD to LHD? Would the trim fit 100%?
 

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Out of your experience now, would it be enough to flip it electronically from RHD to LHD? Would the trim fit 100%?
I can't answer that question, but if it were me getting the scan done I would bring in both the RHD double din part and the US single din part to get scanned. Then it would be easy to compare mounting points and transfer them if need be when doing the mirror.
 

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I can't answer that question, but if it were me getting the scan done I would bring in both the RHD double din part and the US single din part to get scanned. Then it would be easy to compare mounting points and transfer them if need be when doing the mirror.
I asked here in Münich how the costs of scanning are and they told me that it would cost me ca. 200€ to scan a trim part. How is the costs in Holland?
 

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I can't answer that question, but if it were me getting the scan done I would bring in both the RHD double din part and the US single din part to get scanned. Then it would be easy to compare mounting points and transfer them if need be when doing the mirror.
As others have mentioned, getting a part scanned is almost certainly a waste of time. A part like that is geometrically very simple. The problem is that once the part is digitized (my recommendation is by hand, with a caliper), it's prohibitively expensive to 3D print due to the enormous enclosed volume. Flat objects are cheaper because there's no required support. Curved objects are much more expensive because there's so much material that you don't actually see on the finished part to support the part as it's printed.

I run a 3D digitizing (not scanning) and 3D printing business and can tell you it isn't worth the time developing a double DIN part because getting it printed would cost several hundred dollars, would take 20+ hours and would have near zero market.
 

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I think that if you flipped the double din for a left hand drive car three of the retaining bosses are not in the correct place. I had planned on scanning both figuring that someone with cad could drag the bosses to the matching location.
 

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Peter, i`d like to know what software is been used to create/design the 3D data for the ODBIIC&C case.
 

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I've no idea I did not design it.

PM PlutoniumDan he can probably assist.
 
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