Spool complete

After a few weeks testing and some time under a hot engine cover, I’ve changed out the prototype spool to a final, finished version using the same internal sprung reel.

Ferrari 308 reproduction spool

Reproduction 3D printed spool

It works perfectly… as you raise the hood it pulls the support rod across with a satisfying ‘snap’

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2 Responses

  1. Sean says:

    Nice Job! Fixed a few of these pesky devices but never seen a reproduction unit. Great idea.

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