Case Exterior

Case Exterior

Today we milled the case exterior….starting to look like a real case!  
More Progress

More Progress

The mold positive is starting to look more and more like an engine case! Check out the latest photos. Original 964 case shown for comparison.  
Making the mold positive

Making the mold positive

Before we can make the mold, we need to create the mold positive. This is basically a case half, except we make it out of plastic. It’s not just any case half though – it’s a reproduction of our raw casting, which means that it is dimensionally...

You scanned a case. So what?

Although scanning the case was a monumental and expensive effort, in and of itself, a Solidworks drawing of a case is pretty much useless for building the tooling needed to actually build a case. But it’s a start. This is where the toolmaker comes in. In order...
Which one, and how?

Which one, and how?

When we decided to reproduce a PorscheĀ® air cooled flat 6 engine case, the dilemma was which one exactly we should invest in making. It was a hard decision; there are many great cases. We were initially partial to an aluminum version of a 7R mag case, but that has its...

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