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Car design

International Historic Motoring Awards: Thursday 20th November 2014

Dorset, 21.11.2014 3D Engineers International Award Finalist   At a lavish award ceremony in London last night, 20.11.2014, Dorset company 3D Engineers was delighted to be recognised by the International Historic Motoring Awards (IHMA) with its shortlisting for finalist in the Specialist of the Year Award for its niche abilities using leading emerging technology in vehicle preservation, creation and documentatio
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Reversible Bentley wing buck shapes up

Shown positioned as designed, next to the vehicle.
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Alfa Mille Miglia style car for South Africa based client

Johannesburg here we come! After initial meetings and discussions, this car was designed and the buck then manufactured in South Africa, where we traveled to complete the task side-by-side with our client. We also created a buck for a Ferrari style 50’s body for a 400i conversion.
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Lorraine-Dietrich radius arm – in a day!

Lorraine-Dietrich radius arm created in six hours in 3D CAD from plans and made within the day.
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Getting the right finish

On classic cars a CNC finish – even if blasted – can look incongruous. We can add variability to solve this.
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3D Engineers work featured at major car events, museums and heritage trusts

Our work has now been exhibited at Goodwood Revival, Goodwood Festival of Speed, Retromobile (Paris), Essen Techno Classica (Germany) and the NEC Classic Car show in the Midlands. Furthermore it continues to be shown at The Bugatti Trust (Prescott Hill) and Aston Martin Owners Club HQ. It is likely that at least one of our car designs will make it into the foyer of the RAC Club, but this has not been confirmed as yet
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AS Motorsport DBR1 with jig by 3D Engineers goes from strength to strength

AS Motorsports’ DBR1 continues to prove popular. This aluminium bodied car was created with the help of our buck and the skill of North Devon Metalcraft. A good number of these vehicles have been produced from the one buck. The pictures were snatched between showers and also before this particular car emigrates to Gibraltar. The engine in this car is a Jaguar XK 3.8 unit tuned to VSE’s ‘Club-Sport&#
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  • Body buck to fit Bentley chassis
    Body buck to fit Bentley ladder chassis
    Body buck completed, looking superb and ready for work. Cars in background are a Ferrari F40 and a London to Brighton contender

Body designed and buck created for 1920’s Bentley chassis

Working to client instructions and aware of period detail required, we recently completed the body design for a racing car that uses a Bentley chassis. The buck used metal profiles to greater aid definition for louvres and was split into four sections to enhance available workshop space. Furthermore, two third-scale models of the buck were created. Further information on which to follow.
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SDB MKI body takes shape

SDB MKI body takes shape 3D Engineers have now created numerous vehicles for our clients, but have always wanted to create something to showcase our talents. To this end we have created a new blog dedicated to our own one-off car the SDB MKI. It can be found here and we hope you enjoy reading it. Visit the 3D Engineers website
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The Automobile features 3D Engineers work.

Douglas Blain of The Automobile has written an article that mentions how we assisted with the re-construction of a very rare Ballot. As an aside, The Automobile is a superb magazine and 3D Engineers recommend buying it. Visit the 3D Engineers website
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