With the spartan interior of the M3 it was difficult to find a way to rest my phone on the dash. The revolutionary air vent technology is amazing, however it is not compatible with any commercial phone vent mounts out there. I did search thingiverse after making my thingie and found a Heads up Display version which also looks like an interesting solution.
I started in Tinkercad with this phone stand (remixed) which looked big enough to fit my phone and wallet sleeve. About 10 printed iterations later (designed with caliper and trial/error) I came up this phone stand. It clips into the bottom vent holes securely anywhere along the dashboard.
I would be interested if anyone could re-mix this design to make a phone mount or associate it with a modular mounting system. Also the clip seems secure enough to hang a bag from.
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