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OpenRC 1:10 4WD Touring Concept RC Car

by barspin May 2, 2013
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can someone provide a construction manual or a link to it?

Thank you very much!

If you are looking for information from Google+, the Google+ OpenRC group was ported to MakerForums:

How fast does it go?

Need to split the chassis into two parts...

can i get a part count on how may of the pieces i need to print

This looks like a great project and I thank you for what you have done.
I would like to build one. Could you put out a parts list?


Hey Daniel,
could you please advise if there is a tutorial about how to install and the bill of materials? i am almost done with printing however it would be helpful to know how to assemble the whole car as well as which parts would need to be printed in multiple ( i would assume the Axle to CVD, or wheel spacer would need 4 of each as an example).

also what type of belts and screws are used? i looked for the belts as you mentioned in the description however for the xray car there are at least 5 different lengths just for the front one and they are not cheap.

many thanks in advance!

what size of shaft i need to build it?

Do you think it will be hard or simple to made one in 1:28 scale ?
(like, just motor and servo mount to remake or... harder than that ?)

1:28 is TINY. I would not suggest making it so small, as the motor and servo will definently not fit.

Hello, I am delighted with his work. Me gustaria a list has of everything what necisto to be able to mount the car especially where to obtain the straps of the car. Regards, Borja

Could you fit a nitro engine on this? Would the parts hold up to the heat?

Probably not. Plastic and heat don't come together well and also the vibrations would probably destroy it alltogether

what's the link to penrc site ? if any

how do you print the chassis ?

Thanks , there's always 1.

in the description and the photos you see its a metal chassis

Hello, the car look very nice, i start to print the part but could you please give the exact part number for the shaft? best regards

Where can I find the pinion gear?

What the settings on slic3r
Printer prusa i3

Hello; We love your model and we are printing it now:)
We would like to know more detailed data :) How many parts should we print,assembly...etc
Thank you so much

Hey there
I would like to build one could give me more detailed data

Sorry for the dumb question, I can only print 150mmx150mmx150mm, so I couldn't print the chassis. I got a metal chassis to build the car on. How can I dismantle the design so that I know switch part to modify for my chassis?

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:( i cant print it cuz the bottom plate is 2 big i jsut got 20x20cm ...

what is the largest part in length/width? i was going to see what parts i can print off a 7.8x7.8x7.8 printer

Whoever is the maker of this if you see my comment then I just wanted to say that you can print belts out of flexible filament so maybe you could add that file, also you should make a 1/18th or 1/16th scale car. Thanks!

This is PLA o ABS thank's

probably pla for base plate and other big and not-so heavyduty parts. other things you have to decide... areyou ready to redo some parts due to breaking and wearing down or do you want to have a little bit of trouble printing.
i Will print everything in pla.

Is the chassis too big to be printed? my printer only support 20 20 30....


Could you share the stl files? I would love to make one

Sorry about that, i´ve added the STL files now.

How on earth did i miss this???

I'm currently about half way through a prototype of my own!

Excellent work sir..

did you use ABS filament or PLA filament?

When my car has full batteries, it can go twice as fast!

Cool design - I especially like the printed gearbox! Did you know about my built before? If not, check it out! :)

Where do we check it out?

Thank´s alot for the comment! Your car was a great inspiration when designing this car, i´ve watched those videos many times! Love that car! =)

I did start building your car but failed on sourcing some of the parts so i never finished it.

Great design, two thumbs up!

Could you post some more info?

Would love to print one of these but don't know what to do with the file I downloaded

That file is a STEP file which contains all the part in a assembled mode. You need to convert these parts inte separate STL´s. I normally do this but i had no time and are focusing on the successor of this car right now: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:42198http://www.thingiverse.com/thi...
I would recommend that if you want to print your own car, choose that one instead as there is alot more "support" on it, both by me and the community.

Good Luck

OpenRC 1:10 4WD Truggy Concept RC Car
by barspin

I had looked at that one and will more than likely print as http://well.imwell.im still learning solidworks but looking for something that I can use as a 1/10 onroad chassis for drifting cant wait to see what you come up with next

Wow awesome work very impressed!!

or the brake.

ha ha. use the steering!

Thank you for the picture of the "box". It made me feel better about my failures on the way to pure 3d joy. Beautiful build by the way!

The exposed HBP wires do make me a bit concerned about accidental short circuits with tools and other metal bits around the build platform. I melted the original plastic part on my TOM and replaced with a higher melting point one.


About the wires i simply got tired of the connctor getting burned all the time so i just soldered them on there!
Nowadays my TOM lives a better life at my dads.

What's a TOM?


Amazing! You're the 3D printing king! :)