Category: New Products

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Introducing: 3D Printing

We are excited to now offer extremely detailed SLA (Stereolithography) 3D printing services. Custom dash knobs, dome light trim, center caps, crests and emblems… the possibilities are almost endless.

Builders, have you thought of creating a custom emblem that you can affix to each car that leaves your shop? We can do that!

Do you have a theme throughout your car, but haven’t been able to apply it to some small pieces like the A/C knobs? We can design and print one-off knobs that will match your theme perfectly. 

Do you have an idea for a shift knob that you’ve been wanting to use, but didn’t know how to proceed? We can help!

Is a piece of your rare interior trim broken, and you’ve been searching for years to replace it? We can have it 3D scanned locally, reassembled using computer software, and printed in one piece.

How It Works

Stereolithography (SLA) is an additive manufacturing – commonly referred to as 3D printing – technology that converts liquid materials into solid parts, layer by layer, by selectively curing them using a light source in a process called photopolymerization. SLA is widely used to create models, prototypes, patterns, and production parts for a range of industries from engineering and product design to manufacturing, dentistry, jewelry, model making, and education.

Custom projects get us really excited… if you have an idea for something that you think could be 3D printed, please get in touch. We have the capability to print with the following resins:

  • Standard
    • Clear: Stereolithography 3D printing technology makes clear prints possible on the desktop. Clear Resin is great for fluidics and moldmaking, optics, lighting, and any parts requiring translucency.
    • Grey, black, and white: With a matte surface finish, opaque appearance, and precise details, Black, White, and Grey Resins are ready to use right off the printer. Their neutral undertone also makes a great base for parts that will eventually be painted or undergo other finishing processes.
  • Tough: Balances strength and compliance, making it the ideal choice for prototyping strong, functional parts and assemblies that will undergo brief periods of stress or strain.
  • Flexible: Produce parts that bend and compress. Flexible is excellent for simulating soft-touch materials and adding ergonomic features to multi-material assemblies.
  • Heat resistant: High Temp Resin has a heat deflection temperature (HDT) of 289 °C @ 0.45 MPa—the highest on the 3D printing materials market. Use it to print models for environmental testing, or create molds and masters for production processes like casting and thermoforming.
  • Rigid: Reinforced with glass to offer very high stiffness and a polished finish. This material is highly resistant to deformation over time and is great for printing thin walls and features.
  • Durable: With low modulus, high elongation, and high impact strength, Durable Resin produces parts with a smooth, glossy finish and high resistance to deformation. Use this material for applications requiring minimal friction.
  • Castable: Designed to capture precise details and smooth surfaces. It burns out cleanly without ash or residue, allowing jewelers and casting houses to go straight from digital design to a 3D print suitable for direct investment casting.
  • Dental Model Resin: Designed for crown and bridge models with removable dies, Dental Model Resin is a high-precision, high-accuracy resin. Print crisp margins and contacts within ± 35 microns, and removable dies with consistently tight fit. A smooth, matte surface finish and color similar to gypsum make it easy to switch from analog to digital model production.

Universal center section

New Product: Universal Center Section Kit

This center section was designed with not only the center section in mind. Design points considered:
– Change transmissions without relocating the tubes on the frame.
– Drop the transmission easily.
– Run exhaust above the lowest tube.
– Brake pedal/booster/master cylinder integration.
– Resist frame twisting.

It can be installed in frames up to 42″ between the rails, and is supplied ready-to-weld. This means the tubes are mandrel bent, notched, and ready to trim and assemble. Main tubes are 1-1/2″ x .120 wall, smaller tubes are 1″ x .120 wall.

Kits are available as add-ons to mount T350, T400, and 700r4 transmissions.

Center section only: $295
Center section with T350 mount: $365
Center section with T400 mount: $325
Center section with 700r4 mount: $365

Click to view a PDF of the installation instructions.

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New Product: Ford 8.8 Rear Four Link

We’ve just designed a bracket to be used with the upper bushing on a stock Ford 8.8 rear end.

The triangulated design eliminates the Panhard bar, and the 8.8 rear end has been a common hot rod rear axle for a long time. This kit uses the 1-3/4″ wide bushings and 3/4-16 adjusters.

Available ready to weld and welded, except for the upper axle mounts. Check out our web store for more info.