Mike

What would you hypothetically build? Now with more CTS-V

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Version 3 was closer, but a bit small inside the opening.
https://www.ctsvowners.com/forum/attachments/133058-2009-gray-v-sedan-img_3585.jpg

https://www.ctsvowners.com/forum/attachments/133060-2009-gray-v-sedan-img_3588.jpg


I made a version 4 and it was even better, but ended up sticking out of the dash by .135".  I don't have a picture of it installed.
So, that led to version 5.  To this point I had been printing with PLA plastic.  It's the basic stuff that's easy to print, but it can get soft on a hot day inside a car.  So I knew I was going to need something better.  I printed the 5th part out of PTEG which apparently is similar to water bottle and can withstand 185F before it gets soft.  This was my first print in PETG.  It printed decent, but a little stringy.  If it doesn't show up in pics, it's got some plastic hair all over that is easily removed.  Overall I like the fit and it should be a good material.  This one is going in the car as a working part.  I just have to wire everything up this weekend.
https://www.ctsvowners.com/forum/attachments/133066-2009-gray-v-sedan-img_3596.jpg

https://www.ctsvowners.com/forum/attachments/133068-2009-gray-v-sedan-img_3597.jpg


5 times the charm?

https://www.ctsvowners.com/forum/attachments/133070-2009-gray-v-sedan-img_3598.jpg

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Mike, the CTSV forum images aren't showing up. They need to end in .jpg instead of php to display here. You can directly attached them, or if the images are on your phone, use tapatalk to post them.

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On 1/21/2019 at 4:55 PM, Disney said:

That's awesome! a 3D printer is on my short list.

 

I'm using a Creality Ender 3.  It's about $192 shipped to your door.

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I don't know if I needed a phone holder in my car or if I need another project.  Probably both.

My car has the faux carbon trim in the dash.  This section is very short.

Trim removed.

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Trim piece that normally goes there.

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I modeled it up with an added "gopro" type mount.

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Printed.

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Holy crap it snaps into place just like the trim.  I need to rotate the gopro part about 9 degrees.

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Now I need a dock for the phone.  It's setup so the charging cable locks into it and fits with my case on the phone.  It's printing now.

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No updates lately.  I finished the phone holder and tested on a 1400 mile trip to Daytona Beach, FL for the 24@daytona.

My front wheels came in.  18x7’s so I can run a more streetable front tire and tpms sensors.

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I also bought a cheap windows tablet to use for logging at the track.  I got a small Bluetooth keyboard to go with it.  I’m going to make a mount for where my phone is now.  I’ll probably upgrade my hp tuners to the mpvi2 so I can log over Bluetooth.

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Nice, Mike! :up: 

Btw, when do you need the converter by?

If your not in a hurry, I’ll just bring it along when we do the trans swap.

Should be a god core for a custom Circle D build. :yes: 

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Not in the way....

It’s sitting with the trans core anyway.

Still waiting on the Tim King 6L90 to ship.

I thought he already had one built and it would ship the day I ordered it, but he later told me he had to build it.

No biggie though. :up: 

 

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The tablet thing is a smart idea. :yes:

Better than buying a bunch of gauges and trying to mount them all.

I'm not one to drill holes in my dash to mount them. :no:

What all are you displaying on the tablet?

I need boost psi, fuel pressure and I'd at least like knock displayed.

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1 hour ago, JohnC said:

The tablet thing is a smart idea. :yes:

Better than buying a bunch of gauges and trying to mount them all.

I'm not one to drill holes in my dash to mount them. :no:

What all are you displaying on the tablet?

I need boost psi, fuel pressure and I'd at least like knock displayed.

It’s HP tuners scanner, so anything you log you can display as a gauge.  The tablet runs windows 10 and I loaded hp tuners on it.  I can tune and datalog with it.  I bought a Bluetooth keyboard with it too.

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