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  • 2 weeks later...

SWEET!!! An update on this bad boy makes me happy!! Hopefully, it will be on all 4's sometime soon. Always looking forward to your updates. Getting closer to the finish line with each update.  Keep up the good work, Rickard.

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5 hours ago, Adhsdad said:

SWEET!!! An update on this bad boy makes me happy!! Hopefully, it will be on all 4's sometime soon. Always looking forward to your updates. Getting closer to the finish line with each update.  Keep up the good work, Rickard.

Thanks Erroll. I´m still looking for some nice rear rims. On my previous builds I used Revells Convo pro wheels from the Top Sportsman kits, but on this I want something else....Weld Delta-1 with beadlock would be nice! 

Cheers / Rick

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On 8/27/2019 at 6:17 PM, Adhsdad said:

Rik, how about these: https://m.facebook.com/1724228587633546/photos/a.1724242310965507/2495209443868786/?type=3&source=48&__tn__=EH-R

They are from Dancing Bear Scale Components on Facebook. 

Wow, those wheels looks truly amazing!! 

I recived a package from Shapeways today. :) the 3D printed Delta-1 rims looks really good what I can see. They are printed in a milky-clear filament or resin...I dont know. 

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/Rick

 

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Enjoying the build Rickard.  Let me know what you think of working with small 3D print parts.  I've gotten some for a 1/25th scale build and find them to be extremely fragile and I like to think I'm careful when building.  Still broke off some bits and pieces.  When I saw your wheels it grabbed my interest on how you'll prep/paint and assemble them.  I've used them on the bantam but not on really small parts just yet.   cheers, tim

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On 9/10/2019 at 10:28 PM, Codi said:

Enjoying the build Rickard.  Let me know what you think of working with small 3D print parts.  I've gotten some for a 1/25th scale build and find them to be extremely fragile and I like to think I'm careful when building.  Still broke off some bits and pieces.  When I saw your wheels it grabbed my interest on how you'll prep/paint and assemble them.  I've used them on the bantam but not on really small parts just yet.   cheers, tim

Tim: You´re right, those printed parts are extremley fragile. I broke a small part off when I was removing the sprue...no big deal, it does not show... I thought I must make the wheels stronger. Another problem was the conic shape, it did not fit the tyre at all...it sort of rolled around in the hole, not good. 

So, I had to solve those problems. I found four Penzoil pro stock rear wheels im my sparebox.  I cut out the center and sand the inner side a little.

Then I glued the Deltas in  the rim.

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To make the wheels stronger I filled the gap between the rim and the printed part with epoxy.

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After a light coat of primer I sanded the surface very carefuly. I sanded off the beadlock bolts and drilled holes for new aftermarket bolts.  

Another primer coat, and it looks like this.

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/Rick

 

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Hi all!

The "Weld" decals was not easy to make.

I decided to buy a cheap ink jet printer and a package of withe decal paper, and from there try to make my own custom decals for the wheels. I made the design in Corel Draw on my computor.

This is how they turned out.

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/Rick

 

 

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