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 Post subject: Best guess (size,width, offset)
PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 2:12 am 
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hey guys

i know this is a toy but in real life to get this look what would the sizes be do you think?
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cheers for any help

Marc


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 Post subject: Re: Best guess (size,width, offset)
PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 9:01 am 
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Can't you use a slide gauge and then multiply too original scale?


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 Post subject: Re: Best guess (size,width, offset)
PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 3:59 pm 
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probably but i have no idea how i would get the image to match the original scale of the model?


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 Post subject: Re: Best guess (size,width, offset)
PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 12:25 am 

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nzjdm wrote:
probably but i have no idea how i would get the image to match the original scale of the model?



How simple it would be if you have car and model.
Measure, for example, the hood (on car and on model), and the conversion you'll get precise scale, and then just lightly do you figure what you need even size wheels

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 Post subject: Re: Best guess (size,width, offset)
PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 4:07 am 
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16"!! well 16.1417

thanks highway Dancer!!

on the toy car i measured a point on the car and the wheel size, both in mm figured the percentage difference between the two..

measured the exact same point on my car added the percentage and bam! 16 inch

maths who would have thought :roll:


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