Dear Community:
The Openpilot Community needs your help to continue to keep's lights on and support the path to Workbench v0.2. With only a one person crew and without commercial funding it's not always financially feasible to fund these services out of pocket. Please consider becoming a Patreon supporter of the Openpilot Community project and receive exclusive perks and benefits!
Become a patreon Learn more Maybe Later

DISCLAIMER: This website is maintained by openpilot users and contributors. The content found here (including Workbench and Oppey the Bot) are not approved, supported, affiliated or funded by, Inc. Please DO NOT contact, Inc. staff about these things as they WILL NOT provide support. For support on openpilot,, oppey, workbench, etc. please contact a community member on Discord.

Bruce C
Sep 09, 2018·1 min read

Honda Clarity with OpenPilot

Created Sunday 9 September 2018

A non official port of OpenPilot is up and running. It’s not fully functional, but it covers steering and acceleration. He’s what the hardware setup looks like now.

I mounted the GPS module to the windshield with the 22 degree cover. You can see the grey panda, which is not attached to a Giraffe, but a custom wire harness built by Eric Torgersen. This is needed because the current Nidec Giraffe only exposes 2 of 3 CAN buses. Eric’s wire harness exposes all 3.

This is Eric’s wire harness that I purchased.

Here’s a view from the driver seat.

To get the OpenPilot code for the Clarity use the link below as a guide and substitute the instructions below with the ones in the guide.

Substitute these instructions with the instructions from the guide:

cd /data
 mv openpilot openpilot.stock
 git clone
 cd openpilot
 git checkout clarity 

Ted Slesinski and Eric Torgersen did most of the development and debug work for this port. All credit goes to them.

Remember that this is not an official port. It’s still in development. Use caution when operating your car with OpenPilot.

My drive in explorer.