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Old 04-15-2020, 10:52 AM   #1
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Hi Guys,

Thought I'd share what I have been working on. This started out as a way to model some accessories I've been thinking about and I got a little carried away. I got to a point where I decided to just model the whole engine. These are renderings of the CAD model I have created. Dimensionally, it is fairly accurate. It is Modeled in Solidworks.
Stock Engine 11 by nomadpsd, on Flickr
Stock Engine 14 by nomadpsd, on Flickr

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Old 04-15-2020, 10:54 AM   #2
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Impressive!
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Old 04-15-2020, 10:56 AM   #3
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Very nice! I wish my engine looked that good!
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Old 04-15-2020, 11:01 AM   #4
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Really awesome. Top picture -There appears to be a random piece of fan belt coming off the bottom of the fan pulley going over the to side of the motor. Reminds me of M.C Escher prints. The piece routes in front of the fan belt, but looks like it is going to the side of the motor.
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Old 04-15-2020, 11:05 AM   #5
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Really awesome. Top picture -There appears to be a random piece of fan belt coming off the bottom of the fan pulley going over the to side of the motor. Reminds me of M.C Escher prints. The piece routes in front of the fan belt, but looks like it is going to the side of the motor.
What you're seeing is the fan blade.
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Old 04-15-2020, 11:11 AM   #6
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Ok, thanks, my brain can sometimes work in ways that even baffles me.
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Old 04-15-2020, 11:32 AM   #7
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Very nice. Even the "reflections" seem spot on.



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Old 04-15-2020, 01:04 PM   #8
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Very nice. Can we purchase a DWX file of this from you??
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Old 04-15-2020, 01:16 PM   #9
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Files to 3D print would be awesome.
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Files to 3D print would be awesome.
I've thought about that. Some of the detail would need to be taken out though. What scale would you be interested in?
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Old 04-15-2020, 02:46 PM   #11
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I would be interested in scale of 1/5, I would like to machine a scale model a engine.
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Damn, that is impressive. I wanted to do the same thing but it's a bit above my abilities. Does the inside look as good as the outside? Also how many parts in the assembly?
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Old 04-15-2020, 09:58 PM   #13
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That is outstanding, nice job thats way above my level.
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Old 04-15-2020, 10:43 PM   #14
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Good God that is sweet...how do you young'ins do that?
I made it the background on my desktop...thanks.

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As someone who uses SW daily- very nice job!
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Old 04-16-2020, 06:39 AM   #16
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NICE ART! See what I did there?

Super nice art!!!
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Old 04-16-2020, 07:30 AM   #17
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WOW. Your work is impressive.
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Some people amaze me and you are one of those people. Outstanding job !
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Some people amaze me and you are one of those people. Outstanding job !
This kinds stuff blows my mind!!!! I am a contractor and started drafting blueprints when I was in my early teens many years ago. I tried cad programs when they first started to gain popularity and couldn't get a straight line! Theres a free program that a lot of people use to draw (cant remember the name now), I downloaded that and tried and failed. I am strickly a pencil and paper kinda guy.
If you dont mind me asking, what is your profession? I would surmise graphic artist?
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Damn, that is impressive. I wanted to do the same thing but it's a bit above my abilities. Does the inside look as good as the outside? Also how many parts in the assembly?
Here is the Cylinder Block.

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