Category Archives: 3D Printing for Automotive Industry

American Innovator Saleen Using Desktop 3D Printer for Automotive Design and Rapid Development Cycle

Performance-increasing Airbox Lid For Honda Trx 450er – A Case Study in Additive Manufacturing, Design, Construction, and Implementation

3D Printed Airbox Lid For Honda Trx

A Case Study in Additive Manufacturing, Design, Construction, and Implementation The Honda TRX450ER is one of the most popular high-performance ATVs ever made. In stock form, it tends to be a reliable and tractable recreational vehicle, recommended for use by those 16 and over:   However, when it’s time to race, the 450 can be […]

Factory Five Roadster – Part 1, 3D Printing A Muffler Mockup

3D PRINTED MUFFLER PROTOTYPE COBRA

Airwolf was started for the purpose of making prototype parts for automobiles.  However, before we could start building car parts, we started building 3D printers.  Before we knew it, our days, nights, and weekends were entirely consumed with building, selling and servicing 3D printers.  Fast forward seven (7) years and many thousands of 3D printers […]

Tales From the Engineering Intern: If at First You Don’t Succeed, Design, Design Again

3D-Printed Center Console Dodge Hellcat

Airwolf 3D Design Intern Prescott Campbell shares his design process for his most difficult assignment yet: Redesign the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat’s Center Shift Console to provide extra storage space and custom vanity branding. Find out how Prescott overcame design challenges — and learned some lessons along the way — in order to create what […]

Project Hellcat: Custom 3D-Printed Speaker Covers

3D-Printed Speaker Covers

Airwolf 3D Intern Prescott Campbell has been busy helping the rest of the Wolfpack design and print custom parts for the company’s project car, the Dodge SRT Hellcat Challenger. Check out how he accomplished his latest project, re-designed speaker covers customized with the “AW3D” logo. The stock speaker cover in the SRT Hellcat Challenger works […]

Custom 3D-Printed Cup Holder for the Dodge SRT Hellcat Challenger

3D-Printed Cup Holders for the Dodge SRT Hellcat Challenger

Airwolf 3D Summer Intern Prescott Campbell is a junior at Corona Del Mar High School in Newport Beach, CA. With his passion for cars and experience using Airwolf 3D printers on his school’s robotics team, Prescott joined the Wolfpack to help work on custom 3D-printed parts for the Dodge SRT Hellcat Challenger. His first project? […]

3D Printing Automotive Parts on Demand

3D Printing Automotive Parts

A prospective customer recently approached Wolfpack Team Member and Airwolf 3D Sales Engineer Jack Licorish with an interesting problem and request. The customer ran an automotive shop and was curious about 3D printing automotive parts, hoping it would save his shop time and money. The problem? The customer was having trouble finding a 3D printer […]

How Airwolf 3D Printers Make Saleen Muscle Cars Even Faster

High-performance muscle cars G-forces push you back in your seat. You shift effortlessly through the six-speed transmission, listening to the supercharged 351ci DOHC V8 engine as the view outside rushes by at over 200 mph. Is it a Ferrari Enzo ZXX Edo Competition ZR? Porsche 911 GTurbo 1200? Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport? Nope. It’s […]

Coolest 3D Printed Thing of the Week is the Glow Rail

coolest 3d printed things

 Featured 3D Printed Part Glo Rails Light Up the Night How It Works Constructed of 1.9-inch polycarbonate tubing (cut to order), the Glo Rails are equipped with watertight 3watt LED modules in aluminum housings, along with custom 3D printed elbows and installation hardware. The People Behind This With the help of an Airwolf 3D printer, Bryan […]

Saleen’s Tree Ornament is Magic

saleen automotive 3d prints tree ornament

What happens when you give a desktop 3D printers to talented car designers at Christmas time?  MAGIC The elves at Saleen Automotive have been hard at work designing and prototyping amazing cars, but everyone needs an occasional little break.  This holiday season, the skillful minds at Saleen took some creative liberties and made this really […]

Featured: 30″ Batmobile is Designed with 3DS Max and 3D Printed

30" 3d printed batmobile in 3DS max

December’s Featured Print is a 30” Batmobile Modeled with 3DS Max This month’s featured 3d printed model comes to us from the very talented Hector Gama. Using Autodesk 3DS Max modeling software and an Airwolf 3D desktop 3-D printer (built from a kit), Hector began the process of 3D printing out this 30” Batmobile.  Hector […]

Saleen Accelerates the Product Design Cycle

Prototyping a Saleen shiftknob design on our in-office

Saleen Automotive Uses Desktop 3D  Printer to Make 3D Printed Car Part Shiftknob Design American Innovator Saleen Automotive Accelerates the Product Design Cycle with the use of Desktop 3D Printing.  Saleen Automotive has been using an Airwolf 3D printer since October of 2013 to prototype.  They have prototyped, among other things, a custom Saleen shiftknob […]