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Fix your Ford with a 3D printer

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If you have a Ford truck you are prolly miss'n one or more of these silly caps. I run a 2005 F250 Superduty but these should fit F150 as well as other Ford models around that time frame. I designed them so they actually latch in; instead of gingerly sitting on the lip surround and just waiting for that next pot-hole impact to fly out.

You can grab my 3D model here: http://www.123dapp.com/stl-3D-Model/Ford-Grab-Handle-Caps/618451 and use the free 123D app by Autodesk here: http://www.123dapp.com/123d to mod if you like (add your initials to the tops of the caps) and then export to your preferred format for 3D printing; here is a sample workflow I have used  at home designing and printing with great results: http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-workflow-for-3D-design-in-Sketchup-and-3D-pr/

These caps take me less than 30min a pair to print and have been tested vigorously on fairly horrible roadway/fields.  I only had black ABS filament but you can source grey or beige plastic too if your after that near OEM look.

Make on!
bfk4 months ago
Really nice, thank you... Maybe I'll make mine in red to match the paint.
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