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WIP 200BX Pro-Drift

Discussion in 'Land' started by sjbphoto, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. sjbphoto

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    So, I decided to begin a drift cart based off the 200bx, and then thanks to Nekkit for the idea, it has become a pro drift car tube chassis style build. Now, unlike most Formula Drift cars, where those still have stock chassis, this is all tube chassis, sorta similar to a nascar, but still looks like the normal car. So anyways heres some pics!
    Will need help with Shell Jbeam, i can do the tube chassis jbeam, just not so much the shell.

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    If you are willing to help jbeam the fiberglass shell, please comment here or DM me.
     
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  2. gσℓ∂ƒιяє

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    Good luck!
     
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  3. sjbphoto

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    Little update
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  4. SebastianJDM

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    you need door bars, in case of door bangs which are extremely common. also don't forget that you can custom model all of the suspension components to be a lot more race-car and less oem (like control arms). tubed arms are very common since they're easy to make (and they're easy to model for you.) you can even keep the stock jbeam, but changing the mesh is a pretty nice detail on a car where you'll actually see the suspension quite well through the frame.
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    ^^those are for a 240^^
     
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  5. CrimsonCrocodile

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    Seriously impressive stuff. Really hope to see this finished :)

    Also, not sure if it's just me, but that tubing looks disproportionately large in some areas. Is that the standard diameter that is used in similar real-life counterparts?
     
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  6. Addicti0nToB00st

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    A much needed mod for drift community! Also just one suggestion: may we see etk i6 in this car? Would be cool:)
     
  7. Kazern

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    the bars are very big compared to normal cars like for example its deffintly not a real rollcage and tube front size
    Also is the firewall going to be modified
     
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  8. ICECREAM

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    Heyy, just poppin in to let you know that the "bars" are a bit big. Here's what they should look like. (Rollcage and tube front). This is just what I've done to my 240. Oh also, DO NOT forget about using paths in blender. Use a path to define where you want the tubes to be and then adjust the diameter and "resolution". After you have what you want then use a mirror modifier. Just a tip so the tubing stays the same uniform size all through out :). Hope you do well :)

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  9. sjbphoto

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    Little update for you guys.
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    I forgot to use paths, cause this actually started out as just a vague idea as a cart. which i then shaped to fit this. Too late now, but it should be alright. Ill definitely take some inspiration from your bumper supports. Thanks!
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    Not entirely sure, but i figure since the whole thing is only tube chassis it would have to be quite large (?) idk, if its shite ill just redo it, tubing isnt terribly hard, would be a pain in the ass tho
     
  10. WaFFacT

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    hoo yes ! what motor you planned ? i hope you make a 6 line cylinder
     
  11. CaptainZoll

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    couldn't you just select each "ring" of nodes and scale them down in groups?
     
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  12. Logan Oram Feltham

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    You and sjbphoto should work together in the future or something
     
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  13. Sithhy™

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    He can. Just have to press Alt + S (I think) to shrink them down without modifying their length or position :)
     
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