Automating A Rotating Wheel In Maya For A Simple Car Rig

In this Maya tutorial, Hector Bermudez takes a look at how to create an automated rotating wheel for your quick and dirty car rig. You’ll need the distance tool combined with 3.1416 multiplied by height of desired wheels as well as applied onto whichever controller suits you best out there!

You can make a car spin its wheels without any sliding by using this easy method, but you should also take into account for when the vehicle turns.