This is a simple method for creating a tire with a simple or complex tread pattern, which also shows a quick and simple way of creating a basic, but functional tank tread. Mostly this tutorial shows how to take advantage of deformers and their applied input and output history (11min).
Lessons about this and much more available in my Maya Guides, made for iBook readers (iPad/Mac).
itunes.apple.com/us/artist/jeremy-a.-parrish/id507724058?mt=11

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