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Old 11 February 2018, 09:54 AM
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Default 3D Printed Fuel Filler Cap Holder

Originally posted here: https://www.scoobynet.com/general-te...ge-models.html

3D Printed Fuel filler filler cap holder for various Subaru models. This prevents the filler cap from sitting against the dirty wheel arch when you fill up with scooby snax.... Completely self contained item, fitment is easy, simply push in to the fuel filler flap, no bonding or additional fixings required.

They are made from 3D printed PETG material for increased durability.

Fitment:
- Confirmed: Newage Impreza saloon and wagon(*)
- Confirmed: Forester sti models
- Confirmed: SG Forester XT 05
- presumed to fit other models also

Simply pushes in-between the inner and outer panels as per the below image.


Options:
- slimline = £5 delivered to UK, gifted on paypal
- normal = £8.50 delivered to UK, gifted on paypal
- With wording* = £12 delivered to UK, gifted on paypal

All work fine, the cost difference is a little material but mostly Royal Mail postage
*with "Scoobs" or any other short wording embossed inside, PM me to see what can fit

Colours:
Currently I only have black PETG filament, but there are many other colours of filament available. PM and we can negotiate a price.


PM me to order!

(* please advise when ordering)
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Fitment and original condition:




Narrow:




Normal:




Normal with wording / logo:



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Due to a filament ordering error these are now also available in "Smokey black", which is a sort of semi transparent black colour so light partially shines through it.

Same price as above.

Drop me a PM!



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Old 13 February 2018, 08:27 PM
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Thanks for the quick postage! Great little mod
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Got mine today, super quick postage and looks great bit of kit.
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Got mine too, super quick thanks
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Cool, cool, glad you're happy
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Fitted mine this morning, nice addition. Great idea.
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got mine fits like a glove

thanks
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Bump, there's still plenty already printed and ready to go!
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Bump. I've got 3 black wide parts printed and ready to go!
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BUMP for new interest
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How much for different colours?
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What colour you thinking?
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Originally Posted by Bazil_SW View Post
What colour you thinking?
blue or pink
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Originally Posted by Hawkins 1995 View Post
blue or pink
Any good? My wife says it's more red, but I see more redy pink... it's an age old debate for things this similar shade!

If not then we'd be looking at a new roll..
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Originally Posted by Bazil_SW View Post
Any good? My wife says it's more red, but I see more redy pink... it's an age old debate for things this similar shade!

If not then we'd be looking at a new roll..
yeah mate I'll have one that colour can I have sti written on it by any chance?
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Can do. drop me a pm with exact wording

I can kick off the print tonight if you're quick
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These are now available in Pinky/red and various others colours as well as with logos, so far:

STi - see below photo
STi Type RA - not printed yet, but cad images below
STi Type UK - see below photo
STi Spec C - not printed yet, but cad images below
WRX - not printed yet, but cad images below
Prodrive - not printed yet, but cad images below
Subaru Stars - not printed yet, but cad images below

Other logos also possible, with logos are £12 delivered. PM if interested!




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Bazil, If I take some decent photos of the Classic GC8 fuel flap's gap - between its inner and outer skins - with dimensions etc, do you reckon you'd be able to create a prototype for it?

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...Or do you know...FOR SURE...if the Fozzie one will fit?
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Originally Posted by joz8968 View Post
Bazil, If I take some decent photos of the Classic GC8 fuel flap's gap - between its inner and outer skins - with dimensions etc, do you reckon you'd be able to create one for it?
Yep, I don't see why not - that'd be great! Though I thought classics already had one? The Fozzie one is the same as the Impreza one, BrownPants printed one and confirmed it

If you do want to measure I'd expect the structure of the fuel flap to be the same/similar, then I think I need:

- panel gap between inner and outer panel
- width and height of the inner panel aperture
- distance from the top of the filler cap grab part to the outer skin of the car (for clearence when the flap is shut)

Having said all of that, I wouldn't be surprised if they were the same or very similar!


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Yeah, those were all the dimensions I was thinking of!

Plus the diameter, and depth of the filter cap's thread.


However, seeing how cheap they are, I might simply 'take a chance' on the Fozzie pattern one, based on your info.

Can you print one in BLACK, with the
" STi " logo?

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Originally Posted by joz8968 View Post
Yeah, those were all the dimensions I was thinking of!

However, seeing how cheap they are, I might simply take 'a chance' on the Fozzie pattern one, based on your info.

Can you print one in BLACK, with the
" STi " logo?
can do. drop me a pm and I'll kick it off now.
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You 'beautiful' person LOL

Bear with me...

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Originally Posted by Bazil_SW View Post
These are now available in Pinky/red and various others colours as well as with logos, so far:

STi - see below photo
STi Type RA - not printed yet, but cad images below
STi Type UK - see below photo
STi Spec C - not printed yet, but cad images below
WRX - not printed yet, but cad images below
Prodrive - not printed yet, but cad images below
Subaru Stars - not printed yet, but cad images below

Other logos also possible, with logos are £12 delivered. PM if interested!




Could you do one with STI spec Z on it instead of the C ?
If yes Iíll have one please in that red looks mint
Iíll pass the black one on to my little bro
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Originally Posted by ZANY View Post
Could you do one with STI spec Z on it instead of the C ?
If yes Iíll have one please in that red looks mint
Iíll pass the black one on to my little bro
Yep, caaaan doooo. You bought the first one, and are second person for repeat business on this part!

PM me and I'll get it printing this arvo
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Joz, apparently you PM inbox is full so I can't reply to it!
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Originally Posted by Bazil_SW
Joz, apparently you PM inbox is full so I can't reply to it!

Typ.

Bear with me, whilst I rectify that highly inadequate state of affairs.
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To all that ordered today, apologies, I've missed the post office (they shut at 12.30) doh!, So they'll go Monday now by RM 1st class small parcel.
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