Foldable Car - DMC

$ 4.99



GOODesign is a design studio established in Seoul, Korea by a representative who has been active in product design and 3D CG field for 20 years. As a design company that pursues a reasonable and differentiated digital design, it has always presented a new direction through working with clients such as Hyundai Motor, Siemens Korea and beiersdorf.   This time, we have put out the life product for 3D printing by utilizing various technique design based on the shape of the Class-A surface. These products are especially the result of deep research on the 3D printing dominant shape that can not be mass-produced using a mold.

The foldable car series is experimenting with the limitations of the structure that can be realized with foldable car and introduces a new structure every time. This folding car was produced by DeLorean MOTOR COMPANY, but it is a misfortune car, Delorean, which has been discontinued due to a lot of defects and financial failures of the body. Although the car has failed, it is still popular among people, with many appearing in movies and games.

The first thing that I had to worry about when designing this car in a folding way was that of a Gull-wing door. After a long printing experiment, the inside of the door was designed to be printed using the bridge phenomenon. And I made a locking device so that the door can be locked in the open state. This car was particularly popular because it appeared as a time machine in the movie . So we have designed various structures to turn into Time Machine.
It is the structure of the wheel which produced the most time. The wheels can rotate sideways while they roll. Engine room with double cover structure is designed to be removable from outside engine room cover so that time machine can be replaced. However, the engine room cover on the inside can be opened and closed without being assembled.

If there are loose parts except moving parts, it is recommended to glue them.

※ This design is not recommended for people with a lot of moving parts and not a lot of 3D printing experience.
※ Print as large as possible to get better results.

Folding process with Prusa i3 mk3
Folding process with Ender 3 pro
Folding process with CR10s
Printing review from ruiraptor 09:12~09:36
Printing review from Hi-Tech Plast 09:12~09:36

1 : 38 scale
When expanded, size = X 126mm, Y 120mm, Z 24mm After folding X 53mm, Y 112mm, Z 33mm

PRUSA Slicing Settings Simplify 3D
Extuder Nozzle Diameter : 0.4mm / Retraction Distance : 2.4mm
Layer Settings Layer Height : 0.1mm, 0.2mm / Top Solid : 8 / Bottom Solid : 6 / Outline : 2
First Layer Settings First Layer Height : 100~150% / First Layer Width : 100% / First Layer Speed : 50%
Infill Interlor Fill Percentage : 10% / Outline Overlap : 30%
Additions Raft : OK / Brim : NO / Support : NO
PRUSA Slicing Settings Slic3r
PRUSA MK3 Layer Height : 0.1mm, 0.2mm / Raft : OK / Brim : NO / Support : NO
Ender Slicing Settings Simplify 3D
Extuder Nozzle Diameter : 0.4mm / Retraction Distance : 4~4.2mm
Layer Settings Layer Height : 0.1mm, 0.2mm / Top Solid : 8 / Bottom Solid : 6 / Outline : 2~3
First Layer Settings First Layer Height : 120% / First Layer Width : 100% / First Layer Speed : 50%
Infill Interlor Fill Percentage : 10% / Outline Overlap : 30~40%
Additions Raft : OK / Brim : NO / Support : NO
File 23.0 MB
Average Time
[0.1mm] DMC_Part-A : 15h 30m
[0.1mm] DMC_Part-B : 1h
  • tedd1e8070 Ultimaker S3Cura
    2021-02-12 11:54:08

    I accidently used Tough PLA black to print. Should i use generic PLA only? Can you provide settings fro CURA?

    fab365 Administrator
    2021-02-14 08:31:55

    @tedd1e8070 You can print with Tough PLA.

    The below help page will guide you how to download slicer settings for cura.

  • whjoyjr Prusa i3 Mk3/Mk3sPrusaSlicer
    2021-02-05 07:14:20

    Could you make a variant from BTTF 3 with the train wheels? I have a garden railroad on 45mm gauge track. I'll be willing to commission the modification.

    fab365 Administrator
    2021-02-05 15:40:55

    Thanks for the idea. We will review if that is possible.

  • ivom Prusa miniPrusaSlicer
    2021-02-02 05:39:42

    Can you make KITT?

    jsh7891 Prusa i3 Mk3/Mk3sPrusaSlicer
    2021-02-04 11:14:04

    You can vote in Request.

  • CrossMX Creality Ender-3Cura
    2021-01-03 11:33:37

    Does anybody knows if can be scaled down and if yes how much ? Thank you and happy new year

    fab365 Administrator
    2021-01-04 15:43:55

    Scale down is possible, but the exact ratio may vary depending on the printer type.
    It is recommended to print by adjusting the ratio yourself.

  • fasolakid Prusa i3 Mk3/Mk3sSlic3r
    2020-06-03 03:43:47

    I bought this file hoping to get the connections to modify it into the time machine version. I have seen pictures but not files. Is there any way for me to get those?

    fab365 Administrator
    2020-06-06 19:35:52

    Time machine modify file link is here.
    This add on parts is free.
    Please enjoy~

  • Akarui1408 Anycubic i3 MegaCura
    2020-03-25 00:31:32

    It's funny that there is no "DMC" logo, but the "FAB 365" logo is repeated as many as 5 times on one model. Well at least, not on the hood.

    fab365 Administrator
    2020-06-06 19:34:18

    The front radiator is too small to put DMC logo on it.

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  • DomenicLaurin
    2019-09-09 06:52:14

    What filament did you use for the model in the picture ?

    fab365 Administrator
    2020-06-06 19:33:06

    I used PLA filament made in China at a very low price.

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