Questions tagged [part-identification]

The part-identification tag is used for questions regarding what kit a particular block is from, or what its purpose is.

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Can anyone identify the brand of this non-LEGO brick with grooved sides and a lion logo?

Hi folks I was hoping someone out there may recognise the brand of this block I found in the garden. I have been searching but the closest I can find are Locblocks - however this appears to have a ...
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What is this yellow hinge piece named?

Recently, I've been flipping through a scan of the March 1995 edition of the LEGO Mania Magazine. Something in the corner of page 11 caught my eye: This is the 5th step of the "Flip & Build" ...
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Identification help for green bases

Recently received a batch of LEGO and it contains numerous green bases and attachments for them. I’ve never seen anything similar before. Does anyone know what they are?
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Tall red piece with coffee cup, phone and gas picture?

I have a few of these taller red pieces with logos of gas, phone, and a coffee cup on them. I've been searching online for days and cannot find a gas station, store, or anything with these pieces in ...
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What set is this brown (wall?) element from?

While sorting out some old Lego finds, I stumbled across this piece: I have absolutely no idea what this element could be for other than some kind of wall part, and even then I have never seen ...
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Are these round black 1x1 pieces LEGO?

A friend encountered two pieces of plastic in a bulk lot of LEGO she bought and was wandering if they were actually LEGO, a clone/custom brand or something else entirely... She sent the following ...
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Can you identify this part? (Lego themselves couldn't)

These pieces (3 shown) predate 1990. I don't know which set they belong to or what they were/can be used for. I asked Lego but they didn't know either.
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Plate 4x6+4x4+4x6

Does anyone know the part number for this plate? I think it's from the late 1960s or early 1970s. I haven't been able to identify it myself via Google or by browsing BrickLink plate inventory...
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How to use this 5 and a half width windshield?

I recently went to Legoland in the Boston area and found the following windshield brick in the free build section. Ignore my airplane build of questionable quality. What puzzled me was the width of ...
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Duplo Locomotive: What is this inner part used for?

Background I was forced to completely disassemble a duplo locomotive. My son played with it in a sand box and, guess what, it was not working anymore. I used a small brush to clean every single part (...
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Information on this large beige motor w/battery box?

I have a LEGO Technic motor with a built in battery box for x3 "AA" batteries (thus 4.5 volts). Could you help me identify it? What set does it belong to and how old is it? Colours are beige and green/...
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What are the names for these two pieces of a car chassis and a piece for above the wheels?

I have the following pieces but cannot find their names nor precise usage on BrickLink or elsewhere The black one has a wheel well on each side - sorry for the poor image quality. Both the red and ...
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What is the name of the piece that is often used to switch gears?

I have been trying to find this part on BrickLink and have searched every Technic category. I have come up empty. Could someone provide the name of this part so that I can find it on BrickLink?
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Where can I find a 2x2 hinge on Bricklink?

In this picture "The neglect of duty" by Je hyung Lee, he uses four 2x2 hinges in the roof section I can't find on Bricklink. Does anybody have an idea what set this comes out and possibly a ...
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Dichotomous key for identifying / discovering LEGO pieces?

Is there a dichotomous key available for looking up LEGO pieces by progressively answering information about their characteristics? It doesn't necessarily need to fit the strict definition of a ...
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Can anyone identify this strangely shaped piece (1970s?)

I bought a tin of old Lego second hand - most of the pieces date from the 70s and very early 80s. These definitely say Lego on them. They may be damaged. I cannot find them on other brick identifier ...
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Help identify mystery piece and set it could go to

More mystery parts from the bags of LEGO pieces we bought. I can't find a LEGO symbol on it. Is it a LEGO part or some other brand?
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Are these trees LEGO parts?

I've come across some trees from some bulk purchases I've made, and I can not determine if these are LEGO or "compatible" parts. Any ideas? The tree on the left is an official tree but the one in the ...
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Container part identification

Please help me identify the set this part belongs to, we are going through three tons of bricks and try to put the sets together again...
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Is this antenna a LEGO piece?

I came across this piece while sorting: It appears to be similar to 2569, but it's clearly a different part. 2569 doesn't have the ridges and has a spherical tip rather than the cylindrical one on ...
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What is this LEGO part (kind of wheel or gear) number?

I recently found a really nice MOC of the AT-TE from which I try to get inspiration. But there is one part that I really cannot identify... I wonder if anyone can tell me its part number. Here is a ...
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Identify this piece please? 2x2 plate with 8-sided bar running around it

Can anyone identify this item for me please? Its brick name or design ID would be great!
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What is this grey LEGO light and sound element with neon green attachments?

I consider my self to be somewhat of a LEGO collector, and have amassed quite a collection over the years. Recently, while looking through a few of my boxes I found this thing: I got this years ago ...
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What are these strange black disc LEGO pieces?

What are these discs? Ammo maybe or ice hockey pucks? I did not find any id numbers.
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Help in identifying elements used on LEGO Batman movie's Daleks

I've been working on making a replica of the Dalek from LEGO Batman. I've worked my way through this video tutorial and the author identifies some differences between their (awesome) effort and the ...
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What brick is this? 1x2 with holes in the short sides

This is my first time doing something like this, so here goes. This is a 1x2 blue brick with holes on each end. Through a hole, you get this view of the center peg and the light coming in through ...
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LEGO plate with square holes?

I have some white plates with square holes on the underside. I'd almost think they were some imitation brand if they didn't have LEGO stamped on the studs. Can anyone tell me the history of when ...
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Any idea what this part is?

I have bought a mixed bag, with not many booklets. This LEGO part has no part number, I'm trying to find it's set number.
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Yet, another part ID question: Large blue dish

Does anyone have an idea what the circled piece could be? Picture from this Flickr gallery. I'm thinking it's circular so I've been scouring BrickLink for dishes and disks but have not been ...
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What would be the origin of these 1x1 bricks with the top part and stud having a different color?

Last weekend while visiting Legoland Germany, we found the following pieces in the discount crates: They are white 1x1 bricks, with the top part (and stud) in light bluish gray. What would be the ...
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Can anyone identify what kind of block these hinged blocks are?

They all link together. I added a normal Lego brick to compare size. I have had no luck with Google.
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Older compatible/clone brand with PB initials

I have quite a few bricks from a LEGO-compatible brand and would like to know more about the brand these are from. I have them since the very early 90s, if not earlier, so I would think they are a ...
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Are These Minifig Helmet, Hair, and Stingray Accessories Official LEGO Parts?

I bought some minifigures on the internet, but these helmet, hair, and animal parts only have NUMBERS on them, but no LEGO logo. They feel like LEGO, but I'm not sure. Does anyone know a way?
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What is this heavy red LEGO piece with no obvious connectors? [duplicate]

I got a bulk box of LEGO on eBay and this was in it. It has the LEGO logo at either end but the pegs at the bottom don’t connect to anything. It’s heavy, like a battery, but no connectors and it doesn’...
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Anybody know what this piece is called?

This came from a little car, and I'm trying to build that car using LDD, but I can't find the piece. Can someone help?
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6 x 14 plate with 2x12 plate molded on top and metal contacts on the bottom identification

Needing help identifying this part as I was offered a small bag of vintage train parts and this come with some very unknown parts to me. I just recently got out of a 33 year old Dark Age and have ...
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What dark green LEGO car is this?

Who knows what set this dark green LEGO one piece car unit is from?
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What LEGO piece is this?

Could anyone identify this piece?
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Can you identify this modified plate?

A friend asked me to identify an element, but I have no idea either. Customary search on BrickLink modified bricks/plates/tiles categories didn't give results. I do not have any additional information ...
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Help Identifying a minifigure head

I have looked everywhere I know to look but can't find this minifigure head listed. Any help appreciated.
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Help identifying tile piece

2 x 3 flat tile piece. Same size as 2 x 3 wedge plate but I cannot find anything listed with the smooth top. "P 9" marking on the back with "lego" stamp but no part id number.
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What is this piece? 4x4 ring with studs, anyone have a clue for part #?

This is simply a ring with 8 studs on it. Anyone know what it is or what set it's from? Can't find it anywhere on BrickLink. No part number visible anywhere on the part. 1x2 tile on the side for extra ...
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Indentify old LEGO kit, classic car with bird driver

I have 2 parts left from a kit I had as a kid. I'm trying to find out what the kit was? I'm ALMOST sure the driver was a pose-able bird man, many thanks!
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Where can I get replacement cables of this kind?

What I'm looking for: This is a 4,5V cable which is part of an old set I once had. I don't have any parts number, but I know this comes in different lengths. Google told me about bricklink.com and I'...
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Anyone know the name of this Star Wars brick

Can someone help me find the name of this Star Wars piece and what set it came in?
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Which parts do not have the LEGO logo stamped on them?

As noted in this question, there are very few parts that do not have the LEGO logo included during manufacture. But which parts are those? Is there any semi-exhaustive list? Does bricklink note this ...
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Identify red triangle stick

Help me to identify this part please.
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Can anyone identify these two Lego parts? White ramp and yellow door

Bought a big bundle of parts recently, two of which I'm struggling to identify and load onto Rebrickable. Can anybody assist?
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What's this weird blue 8-long thin hinge piece?

I've spent several hours on BrickLink now trying to identify this mystery piece. It doesn't have a part number on it, only the Lego logo. It looks kind of like a hinge or something that might snap ...
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What exactly is this Lego train motor?

I bought this in the early 90s as a spare, since the type of Lego train was being phased out. Presumably the old 12V system. The original train was given away but I still have this. I want to sell ...

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