3D Printing for Porsche Parts
So you're tracking down the problems with the leaky windshield washer tank, disassemble all the stuff, and you find this little annoyance;
Either the previous owner, or some stupid devil, had taken a pair of pliers to remove the washer pump hoses - and destroyed the pump posts so that the pump cannot ever work again.
So then you start looking at parts online and you realize that this little fubar on the washer pump isn't another $20 thing to add to the shopping list - it's a $100 thing. Hell.
And folks ask why I build a 3D printer - well, here's a good answer:
Step 1: Disassemble the 28 year old OEM pump:
Step 6: Be proud that when (and not if) the Zombies attack, your maker hat will ensure that you survive long enough to write about it.
And here's the finished product - ready to go.