Air duct "nozzle" broke off

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  1. Olli Rita

    Olli Rita Member

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    So while changing the alternator I had to remove the air duct, the piece after the filter box, and the vacuum nozzle on the side broke off. I thought it would be an easy fix, so when I went to pick up the alternator I asked the parts buy, and he told me it comes as ONE part.... I guess I could have used RTV or something else to temp fix it, but I live on a dirt road and the temps usually don't last that long.

    Designed the part in Fusion 360 and 3d printed it, with threads and a nut.... worked out pretty nicely.[​IMG]

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    ...purple though? :)
     
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    Leftovers from the kids fidget days.... it was supposed to be a prototype but came out perfect the first time, nobody will ever say it was a store bought ;)
     
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    Sorry...I live in the land of the University of Washington Huskies and it's a knee-jerk reaction to barf when I see purple!
     
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    Have no idea who Huskies are, so no problem for me.
     
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    You're lucky....
     
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    You should have seen the other left over color choices, hot pink, neon green and yellow.... you understand why I didn't bother changing the spool :)
     
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    I love fusion 360... is this PLA? If so it may not hold up well under the heat of the engine. I would recommend ABS or Poly-carbonate
     
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    PETG should hold up fine, I was supposed to do final print out of Abs....
     

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