Tesla Model S Parcel Shelf Lifter #3DThursday #3DPrinting

CommanderB shares:

This is a rear parcel shelf lifter for the Tesla Model S.

Inspired by the now removed https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3721952 and incorporating the clip from https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4285139 this auto lifts the rear parcel shelf in the Model S when the liftgate opens. It has a quick release clip which allows the shelf to be removed easily.

Recommend one each side, but it seems to work with just one.

Best printed in PETG or ABS to withstand summer heat.

The red print is PLA for my testing, this was printed at 20% infill, no supports, no raft and works well. The only problem likely being durability in the summer.

My final print was meant to be PETG in black, but this proved much harder. I’m not very experienced with non-PLA prints, so this took a lot of experimentation and fails. PETG is also more brittle…

My final good results for the PETG prints were –

The window mount on its side, no supports 100% infill.

The top clip on its base, supports, 100% infill

The shelf lifter on its back, no supports, 50% infill

Download the files on: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:5204717



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