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Visor Clip, 2003 Dodge Neon

by Wrighma, published

Visor Clip, 2003 Dodge Neon by Wrighma Nov 8, 2011

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Description

This is a replacement visor clip, specifically for a 2003 Dodge Neon, however, it may do for other Years/Makes/Models with minor adjustments. Shown in the images are the broken clip sitting on a table and the printed replacement installed.

The broken clip image shows the result of a few rough pulls on the original, the hook is sheared off. To compensate for this, I've split the replacement in half so the "fibers" of extruded plastic can better resist the pulling force of a moving visor.

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Yup. Same exact issue - I had to reprint in ABS.
I made one of these, but I noticed this week that it was no longer clipping. After removing and examining it, I discovered that the PLA had softened from the heat enough to the clip to deform and the mounting bracket to sag. If you make one of these, be sure to use ABS instead.
So sad. Timing is everything. I needed these for six years until I totaled my chrysler last month. :'(

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Instructions

Provided are files to print in one or two pieces (to be glued together).

Included are .stl, .igs, and .stp files, if anybody would like to make improvements.

This item was printed on a Makergear Prusa Mendel.
Sep 16, 2014 - Modified Sep 16, 2014
I made one of these, but I noticed this week that it was no longer clipping. After removing and examining it, I discovered that the PLA had softened from the heat enough to the clip to deform and the mounting bracket to sag. If you make one of these, be sure to use ABS instead.
Yup. Same exact issue - I had to reprint in ABS.
So sad. Timing is everything. I needed these for six years until I totaled my chrysler last month. :'(
I am going to have to try this.

both my clips are broken on my 98 caravan
Thanks for the comment! I hope your print works out.
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