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    A few years ago after I had redone a Strombecker Porsche RS, I made a trailer for it, to be towed by my AMT Ranchero...

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    As you can see, I hastily used some CB Design 15 x 7 wheels and I didn't even get around to making any inserts.

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    Fast forward to a couple weeks ago and having had a 3D printer now for more than 2 years I decided to finally finish this properly. Plus, as a bonus, I would be getting a nice pair of aluminum CD Design wheels back into my inventory. I quickly drew up some very basic 14 x 5 wheels in TinkerCAD and then modified my version of a Porsche steel wheel insert to properly fit the wheel. I printed the wheels using a 0.4 mm nozzle and the inserts using a 0.2 mm nozzle. Tires are DArts urethane copy of a Ninco 20 x 7. I think it looks much more suitable now. But I do admit, the trailer looks a little basic - maybe some 3D designed and printed fenders with lights and a licence plate bracket?

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  • #2
    Looks cool! Yeah, at the very least some fenders. You might want to make an interior for the car without a driver, for when you're towing. And ramps stowed on the trailer would be cool too!


    • PetesLightKits
      PetesLightKits commented
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      Thanks Dean. The driver figure is moulded into the body. Yes, also thought about ramps.

  • #3
    Quite nice work. Having extra wheels in inventory is always nice.
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