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So, I rolled out of bed and thought I'd just whip up an engine today in CAD........yeah, that's it..........SERIOUSLY Jason, that is pretty darn sweet not only that you can do such work but do it so quickly.  You're very talented.   Love the position of the turbos too.  The entire car looks great and has a realistic look about it that is hard to get in 1/25th.   congrats. tim

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On 3/31/2021 at 4:44 AM, Tortuga Kustomz said:

That is one beautiful 3d printed resin engine, love it man

thanks marcos  I appreciate it!

On 4/1/2021 at 4:54 AM, Codi said:

So, I rolled out of bed and thought I'd just whip up an engine today in CAD........yeah, that's it..........SERIOUSLY Jason, that is pretty darn sweet not only that you can do such work but do it so quickly.  You're very talented.   Love the position of the turbos too.  The entire car looks great and has a realistic look about it that is hard to get in 1/25th.   congrats. tim

hey Tim, it took some time to learn but really happy with the results. I have learned enough to fall down the rabbit hole of 3d. I appreciate your comments watching you and the others build these cars is really inspiring and always gotta get out of the comfort zone and try new stuff!

 

 

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made some small progress last week. printed up a set of mirrored turbos and some mandrel bends. made a new headder collector and assembled the headders, turbos, bov, and intake tubes. the headders look much better to me and are closer together. ill just need to do the bullhorns on the body to finish them up

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as always thanks for lookin

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On 4/21/2021 at 8:26 AM, Sal45 said:

Wow! Absolutely amazing work! For one getting back into making models, this is a gold mine of information and top notch building! Well done!

thank you for you kind words Sal!

On 4/19/2021 at 10:58 PM, Tortuga Kustomz said:

Love the engine Jason, i need one of those for one if my future builds, keep doing that great work man

thanks marcos! I've got a couple on hand.  if you'd like one let me know

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This is a fantastic build so far! I love reading posts like this to learn about new techniques and where to get certain aftermarket parts and pieces. Thank you for sharing! I do have a question. What is your method for bending the styrene for the cage and chassis? Do you localize heat it? If so, what tools do you use?  Thank you in advance. I will definitely be following along on this build.

 

Dave

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On 11/16/2021 at 8:19 AM, AmericanMuscleFan said:

Glad to see the Impala back on the bench Jason! 😊  It would be a shame to let this beautiful project gather dust... Obviously, it will move some when it is completed! 😁

thanks Francis! 

no plans on pushing this one aside just life has gotten in the way. now after the holiday season I can get back to this project and look forward to making more progress

On 12/26/2021 at 6:49 PM, Dave72 said:

This is a fantastic build so far! I love reading posts like this to learn about new techniques and where to get certain aftermarket parts and pieces. Thank you for sharing! I do have a question. What is your method for bending the styrene for the cage and chassis? Do you localize heat it? If so, what tools do you use?  Thank you in advance. I will definitely be following along on this build.

 

Dave

thank you for your wonderful comment Dave

 

when I bend my styrene rod, I use a candle. I hold the part 3.5 or 4 inches away just enough to make it bend without distorting the diameter or stretching the plastic. it takes verry little heat.

hope this helps!

 

JS

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2 hours ago, streetmachine11 said:

thanks Francis! 

no plans on pushing this one aside just life has gotten in the way. now after the holiday season I can get back to this project and look forward to making more progress

thank you for your wonderful comment Dave

 

when I bend my styrene rod, I use a candle. I hold the part 3.5 or 4 inches away just enough to make it bend without distorting the diameter or stretching the plastic. it takes verry little heat.

hope this helps!

 

JS

Yes it does! Thank you for the info! 

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  • streetmachine11 changed the title to 1961 Impala Bubble Top Outlaw Twin Turbo

update on the impala 

I've re-made the firewall to allow more clearance for the turbo/down pipe assembly. still need some finishing but it made a big difference. 

 

I've also made progress on the drives haft tunnel and safety tube as well as the drivers seat cage.

 

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been playing around with the dash too. without something there it looks odd.

the dash looks nice with the body in place but when the body is off it looks really bulky.  not really sure what ill do with that yet. 

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thats all for now. 

as always tanks for lookin and comments are always welcome

 

JS

 

 

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On 12/29/2021 at 9:05 AM, Thirdyfivepickup said:

my favorite bodystyle... my favorite style of racing... and expert fabrication. LOVE IT!

(I'm new here and the last model I built Parts by Parks stuff was a relatively new company) but now I have an itch to build...

same here! thank you.

On 1/20/2022 at 9:07 AM, dino246gt said:

Fantastic work on this one, wow is about all I can say, other than I love it!!!

 

thanks!

On 1/26/2022 at 8:34 AM, Dogfish_7 said:

Your work is denominal!

thank you 

On 1/27/2022 at 1:48 PM, CarbonNglass said:

This is the most amazing detail I have seen.  You make me wanna do a odd car to build into a pro mod

thank you. pull something out and do it 

I've learned alot with this build. being my first attempt at a tube chassis car. now I've got a line up of uncommon cars to do when this one is finnished

On 1/27/2022 at 11:09 PM, ybsluos said:

Superb craftsmanship Jason.  Keep her going brother! -Mark

thanks for your kind words my friend

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