Thursday Jun 08, 2023

Car SOS TV show uses 3D printing and scanning to restore classic car

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Popular British automotive TV show Car SOS, aired on National Geographic, has used 3D scanning and 3D printing to restore the customized central console of a 1970’s Ford Cortina Mark III X.

Unable to find a replacement for the console, a common problem when sourcing parts to restore classic cars, the car SOS team turned to 3D scanning and printing to produce the component within the show’s tight timeline.

Having leveraged 3D scanning for previous projects, the team

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