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CAD play

Postby Dwduc » Sat Jan 27, 2018 9:14

Iv'e been stuck at a desk at work today so Iv'e been playing with a CAD RX-7 FD model I found online.
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Had to paint it red, slam it, put some TE37's and my Odula wing on it.
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Re: CAD play

Postby RX-7 Chris » Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:14

What is going on with the shadows at the door?
1984 RX-7 GSL-SE [size=84]My restomod project[/SIZE]


1964 Ford Galaxie 500XL flat black w/ white interior, 2 dr fastback, 390 thunderbird, C6 auto, 2500 rpm high stall converter, shift kit, AC, Holley 750 cfm

[size=100]RIP 1983 RX-7[/SIZE]

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Re: CAD play

Postby Dwduc » Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:14

I'm not really sure, been trying to sort that out. The meshes don't seem to play well together there. Like in those renders it looks like the door doesn't match the lines of the car body, but it does.

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Re: CAD play

Postby Ranger » Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:14

Nice, what program are you using?

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Re: CAD play

Postby Dwduc » Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:14

Ranger wrote:Nice, what program are you using?


Rhinoceros 4, its a NURBS modeling CAD/CAM program that works well with my CNC machine.

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CAD play

Postby Dwduc » Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:14

Messed with lighting a bit, put some tire paint on, drilled the rotors and painted the calipers. Need to spend time on my real one but the house will be dominating my time for the foreseeable future.

Its weird that the doors make those weird shadows when I do a render.
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Here is what the view-pane looks like that I am drawing the render from.
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Not sure why I can't get the render to change more drastically. I really don't have much experience with the rendering properties though.

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Re: CAD play

Postby RX-7 Chris » Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:14

The doors are pushed in and not flat with the rear fender.
1984 RX-7 GSL-SE [size=84]My restomod project[/SIZE]


1964 Ford Galaxie 500XL flat black w/ white interior, 2 dr fastback, 390 thunderbird, C6 auto, 2500 rpm high stall converter, shift kit, AC, Holley 750 cfm

[size=100]RIP 1983 RX-7[/SIZE]

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Re: CAD play

Postby Dwduc » Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:14

That is what I thought at first but it all is perfectly aligned.

Here is a screenshot of a top view of the wireframe model,
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A screenshot of the same view as a solid.
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And finally a render of that same view.
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I think I just don't know enough about render settings and options. It is a bit overwhelming and not intuitive.


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