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This can be done without a caster wheel as well: Start out with a three wheeled vehicle, with two wheels in the front and one smaller wheel with less traction than the front wheels in the back. All wheels need to be fixed. One of the front wheels is attached to the motor. This might need to have some gearing to get an appropriate speed. The other front ...


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It basically forces the coupling magnets to separate via the pins pointing downwards from the magnet holders: Here's a demo.


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It sounds like you are asking how to motorize your own custom LEGO creations using motors that you may already have around the house rather than purchasing official motors. Before I answer this, I just want to make sure that you are aware that you can purchase the PF motors individually on LEGO.com for fairly cheap. You don't have to buy large, expensive ...


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One motor and a caster wheel will give you two degrees of movement but will not be steerable. If you can build a differential, then drive two wheels with the motor. If you have limited gears, then drive one wheel, have an idler wheel and a caster or simple skid arrangement. You can get more interesting behaviour by having a bumpbot, that simple reverses ...


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A few years back I ripped motors, controlcard and batterypack out of a broken car. I then fitted some legopieces to it and got a superfun setup to use with my old technic lego. I mounted a piece of a normal (old black) axle on the motor shaft. But just as @jncraton describes it This can be a little tricky to get right. If you are just drilling freehand as ...


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With some minor adjustments, you can try adding Lego Power Functions to your Technic parts. With the appropriate parts, you can motorize your wheels with motors then remote control them with the Infrared Sensor with remote control. It would be rather tight though as sets that can allow space for these functions will show the option for Power Functions on ...



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