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  • ///Mavrikno13764
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    I found access to a machine shop and was able to have them make the center caps in aluminum.
    They also added an allen head to the center so the cap can be removed easily from the back of the wheel.

    If there is enough interest, I can start a group buy.

    Let me know.

    Thanks!
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  • bassboy3313
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    Originally posted by ///Mavrikno13764 View Post
    I recently purchased a 3D printer and finally found a solution to my center cap situation!
    I have BBS RCs but, with extended studs, I was never able to put on the stock center cap. I was never a fan of the look of the cap, but I wanted something to cover the middle for years!

    So my car looked like this:
    Untitled by Brian Villanueva, on Flickr

    Untitled by Brian Villanueva, on Flickr

    Then I printed this:
    Untitled by Brian Villanueva, on Flickr


    And after 4 prototypes spray paint and a cheap BBS knockoff sticker I have this:
    Untitled by Brian Villanueva, on Flickr

    Untitled by Brian Villanueva, on Flickr

    Cheers!
    PM sent!!!

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  • ///Mavrikno13764
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    I am using a qidi tech 1 - dual extruder.

    Ive lost a few caps due heat shrinking the PLA... So I started printing them in ABS and so far so good.

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  • rolley
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    Really nice. What 3d printer are you using?

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  • SeattleE30///M3
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    This is awesome. Looks great!

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  • ///Mavrikno13764
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    I am very new to 3D design and I was told to use Tinkercad.com to get my feet wet.
    So far, its been working well enough to design little parts I need.

    My next design I worked on was a clamp for my roll bar to keep my harnesses from moving.

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  • Konig
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    Awesome! What program do you design in?

    I use Catia all day long at work, but don't have a 3d printer or anything to make my silly designs into reality.

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  • ///Mavrikno13764
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    BBS RC 304 - Center caps 3D Printed

    I recently purchased a 3D printer and finally found a solution to my center cap situation!
    I have BBS RCs but, with extended studs, I was never able to put on the stock center cap. I was never a fan of the look of the cap, but I wanted something to cover the middle for years!

    So my car looked like this:
    Untitled by Brian Villanueva, on Flickr

    Untitled by Brian Villanueva, on Flickr

    Then I printed this:
    Untitled by Brian Villanueva, on Flickr


    And after 4 prototypes spray paint and a cheap BBS knockoff sticker I have this:
    Untitled by Brian Villanueva, on Flickr

    Untitled by Brian Villanueva, on Flickr

    Cheers!
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