Man Builds Fully Functioning, 3D Printed Chevrolet Camaro Engine: Video4
3D printing is providing some incredible creations as the technology becomes more readily available, and we’re seeing it pop up in the automotive sector like never before.
However, one man went to the extreme and decided to make a 3D printed engine. Not just any engine, though, a 6.2-liter LS3 V8 engine found in a variety of Chevrolets, including the fifth-generation Chevrolet Camaro.
The engine was created from CAD files found on the internet, and other than bearings and fasteners, everything is 3D printed here.
The coolest part? Everything works and functions just like a real 6.2-liter LS3 V8 engine. You can see the assembly process and watch the engine fire up in the video right up above.
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I thought it was going to be a full size, fully functioning engine that runs on gasoline. Which lead me to the question, how can that be; cuz it would just melt.
But then it turned out to be just a small model that turns only about 5 RPM by way of a small electric motor.
Call me when someone prints a full size, fully operational engine that can actually go in a car and work.
More FAKE News!
Suggestion: Go to a journalism/writing school, also take some ethics classes, read what you write and get a responsible editor. Now, re-write your story and report on a scale-sized plastic model of a Chevy engine made with parts from a 3D printer. Select a title that accurately reflects the content of the narrative.
It seems to be a 1:4 scale model made of plastic parts, and uses screws, bolts, and magnets to put it all together. It is similar to the Renwal/Revell Visible V8 models of the 1960s and later. I wonder if the producer plans to make kits based on this and sell them.
Since the parts are opaque, you can’t appreciate the internals unless you remove the covers as he did near the end. Or he may try to use a clear plastic to make all of the main parts (block, heads, and covers).
This should be sold as a kit, useful for teaching children…