3DS Max tutorial – how to model a rim BBS LM

41. When the pivot is in the middle of the rim, we will use again the “Array” tool to make 20 copii of this bolt and place them automatically on the rim :

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42. We are moving forward and we will create the bolts which support the rim. We can start by creating a tube or a cylinder. If you have started with a tube, delete the interior polygons and close the top part like I did below. Once the upper part is closed, apply a chamfer on the selected edges from the last images from this step :

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43. Put the bolt into the holes. In the image you will see just a single hole but I hope that you did the rest of them too :

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44. Now we will continue with the middle of the rim. In the images you won’t see the holes because I have remade the tutorial. So, select the border of the central hole, hold shift and drag it to the interior of the rim :

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45. Keep the edges selected and use the “Scale” tool and the shift buton to shrink the hole and also create a new row of polygons, then come back with those edges to the top :

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9 Comments on "3DS Max tutorial – how to model a rim BBS LM"

  • Imaginea a treia de jos in sus arata cel mai bine :X

  • Se pare ca mi-a adaugat comentariul la pagina 1 si nu despre imaginea de aici voiam sa zic. Ma refeream la imaginea de la pagina 12 :X

  • Marcus

    Theres something missing.
    Between Pic. 53 and 55 theres nothing which shows the making of the middle part in the inner (around bbs logo).
    its suddenly just there.

    anyways good tut.

    • Marcus

      ok found it couple pages later. confusing because your screenshots already show that area

      • I am glad you solved the problem :) . Don’t forget that if you need help, we are on the forum, waiting for questions :)

  • Zach Frye

    Damn always liked your tutorials along with alooooooooot of people! 😀 always very informative and the pics along with them make it even easier for people who are still a beginner 😀 great work man keep it up! 😀

  • Can i have photos from 26 to 35

  • Toinou80

    Great tutoriel !!

    I have just one question: I downloaded the background image (BBS LM Rim) and when I Press M and follow your tutorial, the image quality is really bad, Why?

    thanks

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