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 Post subject: SCALE Slant Six Engines
PostPosted: Thu Apr 28, 2022 1:27 pm 
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There is a guy in Texas that can 3D print scale slant six engines. From 1:32 up to 1:8 scale.
Just has the one version, but could make more if there is enough demand.
He sells them on Ebay and from a website:
https://tx3dcustoms.com/products/slant-6-dual-carb
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Jus sayin...

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 28, 2022 7:20 pm 
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 29, 2022 4:19 am 
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 29, 2022 4:25 am 
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Dang that's cool. Thanks for sharing.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 29, 2022 5:35 am 
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Looks to be pretty nice detail, too.
I have both of the old 1/4 scale slants from the 60's, one visible, the other not.
Even at $100 for his 1/8th scale version, that's better pricing than the going rate in collector circles.

Think I might have to order a couple from him.

Thanks for sharing.....Roger


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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2022 1:36 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue May 03, 2022 7:28 pm 
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Thanks for letting me in here guys, I know I am not really a Slant 6 guy, but I am a gearhead. One of the reason I am posting is saw a post about someone having the 1/4 scale models from yesteryear. my point being I would love to pay anyone who has motor parts including but not limited to Slant 6 parts but especially those because theres a huge void there in the market, and let me 3D scan them to make accurate models. If anyone especially in N. Texas would let me do this I would be very grateful.


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PostPosted: Wed May 04, 2022 4:49 am 
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I have an unbuilt 1/4 scale engine that I believe is complete. I can lend this to the cause.
Now, if only you could 3-D print an aluminum cylinder head...............

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PostPosted: Thu May 05, 2022 9:50 am 
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Badvert65 wrote:
I have an unbuilt 1/4 scale engine that I believe is complete. I can lend this to the cause.\
Now, if only you could 3-D print an aluminum cylinder head...............

If you mean in actual aluminum it's possible but would cost someone 6 figures.


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PostPosted: Thu May 05, 2022 12:40 pm 
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Just kidding. An aluminum cylinder head is sort of a running joke here.

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PostPosted: Thu May 05, 2022 3:29 pm 
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Badvert65 wrote:
Just kidding. An aluminum cylinder head is sort of a running joke here.

Sorry not a slant six guy, got respect for them and I drive a BMW king of the inline 6. I just didn't get it.


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PostPosted: Sat May 14, 2022 4:13 pm 
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TX3DCUSTOMS wrote:
If anyone especially in N. Texas would let me do this I would be very grateful.


DANG! I just drove through the panhandle twice in the last week-and-a-half! Went to Prrescott, AZ and boondocked in the Coconino National Forest for four days.
Saw the Grand canyon south rim, (for the first time in my life), and a few other attractions.
This old Iowa guy didn't expect 40* overnight temps in Arizona! BRRR!

What, exactly, do you need? Just the externals? I'm assuming you weren't planning on printing up pistons and rings.

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PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2022 12:10 pm 
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Yes just external parts like intakes or whatever. BTW the panhandle is not N. Texas thats West Texas, I know this makes no sense but N. TX is generally considered the Dallas/FT Worth and surrounding area.
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TX3DCUSTOMS wrote:
If anyone especially in N. Texas would let me do this I would be very grateful.


DANG! I just drove through the panhandle twice in the last week-and-a-half! Went to Prrescott, AZ and boondocked in the Coconino National Forest for four days.
Saw the Grand canyon south rim, (for the first time in my life), and a few other attractions.
This old Iowa guy didn't expect 40* overnight temps in Arizona! BRRR!

What, exactly, do you need? Just the externals? I'm assuming you weren't planning on printing up pistons and rings.

Roger


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