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Old 2019.09.04, 12:32 AM   #1
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McLaren MP4-12C body - 3D printed reinforcements

For anyone interested, attached are details of how I prep my McLaren bodies for racing with 3D printed and other reinforcements. The .STL files of the 3D printed parts are also attached.

The best glue I've found for attaching the 3D printed parts is Welder glue (, it's like a better version of Goop and remains somewhat flexible so won't break in crashes.

The reinforcements won't make the body unbreakable, but for the most part protect the main failure points I've experienced. The front splitter reinforcement is by far the most important piece as that area is generally the first to crack.
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File Type: jpg McLaren body details 1.jpg (239.1 KB, 44 views)
File Type: jpg McLaren body details 2.jpg (151.4 KB, 28 views)
File Type: jpg McLaren body details 3.jpg (77.1 KB, 29 views)
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