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Loving those aluminium rims, Mark..... and disc brake calipers...... with disc brake pads fitted......now I have to go lie down for a moment.

David

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I decided a more modern set of calipers would not only look cooler, but also be more appropriate for the car with some of the other upgrades it is getting.  I made the Wilwood retrofits for the C3 Corvette calipers I made earlier.  They use the same pads.

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Mad mad skills.  Loved the rims / wheels but seeing these new 3D renderings are just head shaking.  Some real talent you have sir.  cheers

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Thanks Tim!  Here's some more...

 

 

I've been working back and forth and back again with 3D designing, old school machining and basic hand building to facilitate better fitting of the soon to be grown parts to help the fit of the end results.

I milled up caliper and rotor "blanks" out of resin to help check tolerances inside the software and to the physical parts I have.  I also had to draw up in 3D some of the kit parts I modified for spatial orientation.  Here's some screen grabs I took before sent the files off to Fraxional.

 

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Hi Mark, did you use caswells "Blacken-it"........just curious as I bought it but not used it yet.  I like the look ALOT!   cheers

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You are like an old girlfriend of mine, teas, teas, teas. Like someone said "always leave em wanting more. You are a true artist, and I'm waiting for MORE!!!!!!!! I know you have a life outside of building, but is there any way you could give just a little bit MORE? Just giving you a hard time. Well sort of. 😎

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On 11/14/2019 at 5:13 PM, Scale-Master said:

No, I used acid.  And thanks!

 

 

whew ... thank you ... that explains so much here 

 

 

 

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Lola looks insane  Mark.  any chance of  having  a set of  aluminum   rims and inserts made  for consumer.  i have 3 of these kits i would like to build now that i have some inspiration.

Bill

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19 hours ago, 65slotcar said:

Lola looks insane  Mark.  any chance of  having  a set of  aluminum   rims and inserts made  for consumer.  i have 3 of these kits i would like to build now that i have some inspiration.

Bill

Thanks Bill,

The wheel centers will probably be offered at a later date through Fraxional.  They fit the kit tires.  They should retrofit onto the the kit suspension too. 

While I made aluminum outer rims for my model, I will not be offering them for sale, (too time consuming to make); only the 3D grown versions will be offered.  

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thanks for the reply Mark.    may need to buy a cnc machine someday.  will be looking forward   to seeing your lola build.

 

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I got some more of my 3D parts from Fraxional over the weekend.    All parts are raw as "grown", but I have cleaned off the supports.  Here's a few.

Flywheel with pressure plate & clutch.  Small 153 tooth flywheel.

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Front side installed in bellhousing.

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New corrected Hewland rear transaxle cover.

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 Engineered to mount with magnets.  (I had the bosses for the magnets grown into the part.)

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Full engine & transaxle dry fitted together.

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Half shaft yokes 3D printed by Fraxional.  The shafts are brass; the larger one has already been treated with acid for the color.  Just dry fitted together.

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Use of magnets and building provision for them into the 3D prints is a very neat trick that I'll certainly be using. Will be incorporating in many of my existing CAD models.

This one should be included in the Tips and Tricks.

 

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Thanks guys!

 

I took a shot at growing some parts myself.  Here's a valve cover.  It's hard to capture the details in the clear resin in photos.  I plan to cast copies in opaque urethane resin.

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Amazing work as always Mark, your level of detail and the effort put into each part is outstanding. 

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