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    Center caps

    Hello so i decided to make some custom center caps for my winter tires

    I still need to paint them I will also post the cad files that I made

    btw I'm a industrial design student so this was just a fun easy cad exercise to do cap 1.zipName:  20171109_162844.jpg
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    Last edited by CABreen; 11-09-2017 at 09:28 PM.

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    They look great good job

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    Nicely done. Look forward to seeing them on wheels.
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    Very cool. What are those made of? Were these printed in a 3-d printer or something?

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    yes I 3d printed them out of abs plastic then I put some spot putty on it to smooth out the surface. the 3d printer i used is a monoprice maker select v2 it's an amazing printer for the price.

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    ok here they are after painting I'll put them on my car tomorrow as it's cold and dark in toronto tonight Name:  20171110_125505.jpg
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    Wow, if I saw them on teh car, I'd never say that they are self-made.



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