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nor959
03-13-2003, 01:42 AM
Please tell me how to model coil spring for the car suspension in this lightwave
thankyou

riki
03-13-2003, 07:31 AM
There's a couple of ways to do it. One is show here http://www.suture.net/tutorials/modeling/page03.htm

PS take a look

Darth Mole
03-13-2003, 11:25 AM
There's also a couple of tools that create spline curve helixes. This is the one I use instead of the naff LW version...

http://www.flay.com/GetDetail.cfm?ID=1423

then all you need do is make a circular poly, line it up with the end point of the helix in the background layer, and Rail Extrude it.

paintboy
03-13-2003, 11:40 AM
Page 24.8 LW 7 manual....Hint/to create coiled spring.........
the rest is up to you!
hope this helps