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3D printed customizable Gear Shifter for BMW


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Bravo, Peter Paul.
#1 Aaron Trocola on 2010-06-10 13:43 (Reply)
I have a bigger problem in that first I need to buy a BMW. How long before we can print one of these out too?? :-)
#2 George Bell on 2010-06-10 19:48 (Reply)
Ah, George, you beat me to it!

Yeah, great idea on the custom car part designs. I watched Jay Leno on the Discovery channel recently where he was showed how to scan in a broken but glued together part of a really old car engine. This was then rapid prototyped into a useable part... I guess that's where he was sold on the technology and ordered machines for his garage (which is about the size of a friggin plane hangar!)

Glenn
#3 Glenn Slingsby on 2010-06-11 13:47 (Reply)
By the way, I really like the polished stainless steel finish you showed here.

Glenn
#4 Glenn Slingsby (Homepage) on 2010-06-12 02:52 (Reply)
The car customisation market is a thriving one. If people are willing to pay for bmw swirl flaps, they surely would not mind buying these customized gear shifter. However, some would still prefer the stock gear shift.
#5 Peter Mould (Homepage) on 2012-07-31 03:51 (Reply)

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