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Old 07-06-2015, 12:03 PM   #11 (permalink)
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The initial design wasn't too bad time wise. My first piece didn't fit up quite right, but my 2nd piece worked out quite well. If you worked with me I think we could do it all without shipping any stuff to me. You'd just need to measure a bunch of stuff up, and take a bunch of pictures for me. PM me if you're interested. I'd be interested in making some for other cars.

I'll probably make one for my Prius too.

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Old 07-07-2015, 06:05 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Awesome job! Really like that...

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Old 07-07-2015, 07:09 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Sheepdog, you might want to wait on that mirror delete a bit! Take a look at my pod side mirrors, which to me are a better alternative than an actual delete.

This just reminded me that I need to get Daox the dimensions of my pod mirrors. I think I want to tweak the design of them a little and replace the ones I have on the car with 3D printed (and lighter) ones. And if they're do-able on my Insight, they'll work on ALL G1's.

My pod mirrors are awesome, but kind of heavy and crudely made, and not as functional as I'd like. I want Daox to mod the design a little and print me a pair that I can retrofit the type of mirrors I have in these.

Here's a link to the mirrors the guy mated to the OEM mirror base (actual size is 4.3 / 2 / 1.2 inches):


Daox, I'll see if I can get the dimensions to you tonite!

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Old 07-07-2015, 08:16 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I suppose if you give him the dimensions then i don't have to. Not much to change from small mirror to flat plate. I would be interested in both. The flat plate would be good for eventual camera mirrors.

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