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Hi, since I'm nearing completion of the Bantam I thought I'd start a new thread on what I'm going to start next.  It's a 67 pro mod' Mustang body that I bought from TDR and will have a twin turbo Ford coyote engine.  The engine is one that a company by the name of MMR races and has many of their own proprietary components including a billet block. Today was a sunny hot day in Pa. so I wanted to see what 3D printed bodies were all about.  I sprayed the Duplicolor primer first and carefully wet sanded it with 400 grit.  3 hours later and I was really happy (and surprised) how it turned out for the first pass. I sprayed tamiya primer and next I'll sand it with 600 & 800 to clean it up.  I think with 5 or 6 total hours of body prep it should be good to go.  I honestly thought it would be a lot more work than what I experienced but I can't emphasis enough how carefully you must sand it.  I used a variety of sanding "tadpoles" that I've used for years that I've cut up in a variety of shapes.  It would be tough to get it uniform without those I believe. Some pics to give an idea of the basis for the build.  Many of the components that I made for the defunct "Henry" build will be used on this build.  Cheers, Tim

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These were the worst "print lines" on the body and will be challenging to remove, I might just cut it out and replace it from another kit.  The trunk will be cut out as well and I'll likely replace the lid with one that I'll fabricate in brass.

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Couple of pics of MMR engines. 

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good luck, tim. i know you've been itchin' to do that mod motor. i can't wait to see the this power plant evolve!!!!

 

hope you pick a week end with no rain to stop in. 

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Looks great,but I've never seen that pro mod body from TDR.I guess it's new.I have a few of Shapeways,TDR,Or whatever you call them,pro mod cars.70 Nova,66 Nova,69 Camaro,and a new Mustang body.Again,great cars,but they need a bunch of prep.Thanks for the tips.

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Tim.... this going to another epic build by you. I can't wait to see this one play out. Gotta ask what material is the body... the white flexible nylon or frosted ultra detail?. It looks great so far. I am also guessing that you are gonna machine this engine as well ;). Going to be a sweet build.

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7 hours ago, Codi said:

Hi, since I'm nearing completion of the Bantam I thought I'd start a new thread on what I'm going to start next.  It's a 67 pro mod' Mustang body that I bought from TDR and will have a twin turbo Ford coyote engine.  The engine is one that a company by the name of MMR races and has many of their own proprietary components including a billet block. Today was a sunny hot day in Pa. so I wanted to see what 3D printed bodies were all about.  I sprayed the Duplicolor primer first and carefully wet sanded it with 400 grit.  3 hours later and I was really happy (and surprised) how it turned out for the first pass. I sprayed tamiya primer and next I'll sand it with 600 & 800 to clean it up.  I think with 5 or 6 total hours of body prep it should be good to go.  I honestly thought it would be a lot more work than what I experienced but I can't emphasis enough how carefully you must sand it.  I used a variety of sanding "tadpoles" that I've used for years that I've cut up in a variety of shapes.  It would be tough to get it uniform without those I believe. Some pics to give an idea of the basis for the build.  Many of the components that I made for the defunct "Henry" build will be used on this build.  Cheers, Tim

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These were the worst "print lines" on the body and will be challenging to remove, I might just cut it out and replace it from another kit.  The trunk will be cut out as well and I'll likely replace the lid with one that I'll fabricate in brass.

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Couple of pics of MMR engines. 

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Here's a MMR twin turbo Coyote that we are putting in a Fairlane. Hope to build a model of it later.

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I just did a long post and got the 404 error messsage. A short reply in case it happens again.

Thanks EVERYONE for the comments and interest in this one. 

Chris, yes, I'll do a lot of machined engine parts........some will be even more challenging than what I've attempted on the bantam.  Thanks too!

Dave, sent you a note about a visit.  thanks for the invite!

The body material is ULTRA FROSTED..........not the white flexible.  I have both materials, my advice is skip the white flexible.

Dr Cobra. Yup, chassis will be brass and I'm VERY jealous of your 1:1 car.  Big fan of MMR as you can see.  Any chance you'd be willing to share some engine dimensions or particular questions I might have before I begin machining the engine?   I'm some time away from that but it's always good to have a resource to double check things............if it's not possible, I completely understand. 

Cheers everyone!  Hope this one posts.

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Any thing you need Tim, I'll help if I can.

Not my car by the way, building it for a customer. I've also done some work on one of his other cars, a 15 Mustang with a Coyote and twin turbos, street car, made 1100 rwhp.

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Tim... I am super excited for you to start this build and with your talent you will knock the engine out of the park. Especially seeing you machine your Donovan for the altered. I was thinking that the body was the frosted ultra detail. I would love to get a 1/16the body from TDR in it but those are big chunk of change for them but then again the material is way easier to work with than the white flexible nylon. You are inspiring me to want to machine some items and do a brass chassis. Cheers!

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Thanks Dale for the offer.....I'll be in touch I'm sure as I get to the engine. 

Chris, I've seen your brass work skills already, make the leap and do it...........can't wait to see your next dragster update btw!  

Hey Jeremy, nice to hear from you and thanks for following............tell your father I said "hi" too!

Couple quick teaser mock-up pics.  Everything put away for the time being now and back to getting the bantam done.

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Tim... I am loving the Mock up of this with the wheels... looks killer and love the stance. I have some improvements that I need to work on with my brass skills but excited to give a brass chassis a spin. I will have to E-mail you a sneak peak of the next 1/16th build on deck ;)

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Appreciated guys........after several days of bantam time I wanted to try my hand at making a 4" 2 into 1 "Y"  turbo inlet pipe...........first attempt and learned a bunch but I like it for the most part.  This would be the induction piece that merges the twin turbo pipes into the throttle body on the plenum.  By adding some faux weld lines to it I believe it will really pop.   cheers

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I've not cleaned it up completely btw.......

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Tim....  outstanding work my friend. That Y pipe looks great. You are right adding some of the Archer weld beads will just make this piece pop for sure.

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Tim, already looking great at the mock-up stage. Can't wait for more.

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Thanks fellas, sorry bout' the very late reply to your comments.  I got the bantam body painted matt black on the inside and primered the outside in white so I can finish the paint  when the weather decided to take a turn for the worst.  Even though I live in Pa. it's more like Louisiana right now.  So much rain and humidity that I had to set the car aside.  So I thought I'd try to come up with a suitable facsimile of a turbo impeller.  I took a dremel high speed cutter, milled a hole out in the center and cut it off with a jewelers cut off wheel. Bit of cleaning up and I think they're good to go. The mock-up pics are just messing around as an fyi........the turbos themselves will be better I promise.  cheers, tim

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That's crazy right there. Looks just right. I'll bet that took awhile to get through that Dremel attachment. Those guys are hard.

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Oh so right there Brad......drill bits were worthless and went thru 2 end mills & 4 jewelers cut-off blades (they're reasonably cheap thankfully) to do them.   :wacko:  

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Holy Smokes Tim... that is awesome and had to been a pain in the Butt. I know drill rod can have a hardness of Rocwell C60 to C65 which would make it very hard to cut. You couldn't of found anything any better to use for the impeller.l without machining it all from scratch. Looks Killer. You keep raising the bar for us.

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