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Old 12-04-2017, 11:36 PM   #11
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I do that type of work, and charge $85 an hour. Starting at an estimate of 2,000 hours and upwards as GBritnell said above, you would be looking at $170,000 labor costs. Probably quite a bit more if you include sourcing either an engine or drawings and scaling it down etc and redrawing it. Is that the kind of outlay you are looking at, probably round the $200,000 mark all up?

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Old 12-05-2017, 03:14 AM   #12
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This guy 3d printed one - although an ls3 i think , if you can get someone to print one for you and assemble it yourself .
He claims 200 hrs of printing and many kilograms of filament were used but the print files are there to download so you can print one for yourself at
If you are only after a static model printing would be your best option , if you want a runner then iirc there used to be a company in the U.S that sold running v8 model engines - The name Dwight giles rings a bell and the engine was possibly called a black widow ?
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