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1970 Monte Carlo base hubcaps and optional painted hubcaps

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I’ve been trying to teach myself to draw in 3-D the last two weeks. I’m using Fusion360 And I’ve created several different projects from YouTube videos.
My first solo project was the painted hubcap pictured below. It’s for the 1970 Monte Carlo.
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My second drawing is the plain Jane hub cap or a base model for the 1970-72 Monte Carlo.

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After that, a friend of mine asked me to draw an air cleaner for Mr. Norms Dodge Tri-Power.

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And presently I’m working on a Hone O Drive for my Motion cars.

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Very cool ! Good luck with the final product... I'd be interested in one or more of those Hone-O-Drive units ! 

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On 12/28/2020 at 1:50 AM, Deuces ll said:

That^^^^^looks like the wheels in a certain AMT '57 Vette Gasser kit..... ?

I just looked at all the versions of 57 Vette kits. Not quite the same.

 

 

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Hone-O-Drive was located about a mile from where I grew up ; I remember their facility on Washington Blvd x Broadway . I don't remember when they relocated or went out-of-business...

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1 minute ago, Superbird McMonte said:

I have them on my car!
 

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That's a beauty. I don't think I have ever seen one in that color before.

There was a guy I went to high school with in the 80's that had a really, really nice triple black one. I seem to remember his had a 350 engine and gate-style floor shifter. That was one sweet car!!!

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16 minutes ago, CapSat 6 said:

That's a beauty. I don't think I have ever seen one in that color before.

There was a guy I went to high school with in the 80's that had a really, really nice triple black one. I seem to remember his had a 350 engine and gate-style floor shifter. That was one sweet car!!!

Here is my car from High School! Triple black 350 with a two speed powerglide, bucket seats at center console. Not a real SS.

 

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On ‎12‎/‎30‎/‎2020 at 5:38 PM, Superbird McMonte said:

Here is my car from High School! Triple black 350 with a two speed powerglide, bucket seats at center console. Not a real SS.

 

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I like it!

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Posted (edited)

A word of caution: If any recessed areas of the wheel cover need to be painted black, you have to exaggerate the depth, and possibly width, of those areas. A wheel cover drawn to scale will have those areas too shallow to paint, and they'll fill with the plating process.

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On 1/4/2021 at 6:47 PM, Repstock said:

A word of caution: If any recessed areas of the wheel cover need to be painted black, you have to exaggerate the depth, and possibly width, of those areas. A wheel cover drawn to scale will have those areas too shallow to paint, and they'll fill with the plating process.

Thanks for the advice! I think they are okay. At least I hope so. ??

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Very nice work. How do you like working with Fusion? I've considered giving it a try.

Charlie Larkin

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19 hours ago, charlie8575 said:

Very nice work. How do you like working with Fusion? I've considered giving it a try.

Charlie Larkin

Thanks! I like it a lot! I can’t stay off of it!

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I sent most of my files to be printed. In the meantime I tried printing them myself on a Photon printer. 
 

I would love to recommend this printer, but it is extremely finicky and difficult to set up. It prints about 25% of the time. I have a friend that uses them for his business and has had great success. I have two of them and one prints nothing at all any other prints when it feels like it. Below are some of my prints.

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The rest of these were printed by my friend on a different kind of printer.

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The tires have primer on them as does the air cleaner at the bottom.

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