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April 20, 2017 AT 1:00 am

Mini Monster Willy with Rotating Wheels #3DThursday #3DPrinting

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Shared by biline from Thingiverse:

OK this is my first ever remix of anything so it was a learning experience, I could have done some further improvements but in the end I’m happy enough with the end-result.

This is a mash up of many other projects the willy jeep and suspension frame is from “Mini Monster Willy” http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1958890

I split the frame from the jeep so I could print it separately and in different colour. After I printed my fist jeep I noticed the Steering wheel and shifters broke quite easily. I redesigned these to be thicker and stronger.
Next I borrowed the wheels from “Remix Mini Monster Truck w/ Rotating Wheels” http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1946877
Here I used the Emmett’s Gear Bearing wheels and tires
I modified the frame to accept the wheels and added a small cube to help the frame and Jeep body align correctly, it needs to be glued as I didn’t figure out a better way to get them to attach without glue.

Supports are needed for the frame and the steering wheel on the jeep the original design had it built-in but i decided to to add it manually through my slicer instead (great for me maybe not for others)

Download the files and learn more


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