Questions tagged [set-modification]
Set Modification questions are about modifying sets produced by LEGO.
Fit motor to old tractor
I'd like to motorise this tractor I built from an old Lego book. I've 4.5 volt motors. The model is 6 studs wide, the motor is only 4, and since the tractor uses big wheels it would be too fast. Is ...
what plastic is used in the floatable hull of 60266 Ocean Exploration ship?
I need to know what plastic is used for the hull (dark blue) of the 60266: Ocean Exploration Ship, in order to glue a reinforcement on. I bought this for my boys (younger than the advertised 7+). It ...
Pirates of Barracuda Bay 21322 - Is there a way to get the ship pirating-worthy?
From what I have read, when you convert the island to a seaworthy ship, you are still left with the inn part, and no cannons on the ship. All the portholes are gone or converted to windows. Is there ...
What is a "MOD" and how does it differ from a "MOC"?
In this imgur post, one of the images is captioned "MODs and MOCs - Ocean Beach, Kingsman Tailor shop, Sanctum Santorum." If a "MOC" is a "My Own Creation," what is (the most commonly used definition ...
Does the LEGO Star Wars Holiday X-Wing (4002019) contain any unique pieces?
The 2019 LEGO Employee Gift 4002019 is a holiday-style Star Wars X-Wing Fighter. From what I can tell, this set is based on the current LEGO Star Wars X-Wing Fighter, with some different colored ...
How can the A and B models of the 42055 Bucket Wheel Excavator be modded to fit together?
The 42055 Bucket Wheel Excavator has a B model, a mobile aggregate grader: which shares the mining theme with the A model and seems to be designed to sort the mixed output of the excavator into ...
MouldKing set 13132 - Original design, alternate build or cloned MOC?
It seems that Chinese clone brand Mould King will be producing a new set that looks a bit like LEGO's Disney Castle set (71040). It has two times as many parts, however, and unlike LEGO's Disney ...
42042 Crawler Crane: conversion to remote control
After many years of "Lego drought", I have decided to reinvest in some. Amongst a lot I have purchased is a Crawler Crane, half built, with all the parts to complete the build. However, instead of ...
Linear Actuator Clicking
I have just finished working on a mock-up landing gear deployment mechanism, keeping it as simple as possible of course. However one thing that I cannot seem to get rid of, is the small linear ...
Emerald Night Piston replacement + jamming issue
I'm just wondering if I can get replacement piston rods for my Emerald Night, since the rods are easily the least impressive part of the model. I'm wondering if there is a form of kit that can make ...
Cheap Lego sets for Kindergarten classroom?
I am wondering what is the best way to get a set of Lego bricks for my kindergarten classroom? The children love playing with them and I no longer own them due to a transfer of grade levels.
How do I get instructions to fully motorize Technic 42006
I have just purchased the Technic 42006 and would like to make it fully remote controlled.
How to speed up the 4x4 Crawler truck 9398?
Just finished building the 4x4 Crawler and it was a fun build but as a remote control car it is . . . in a word . . . SLOW! I know it's powerful and can climb over stuff but sometimes there is nothing ...
How do you secure a power function motor to a technic extreme cruiser? [closed]
I am trying to help my son install a power function m motor in his Technic extreme cruiser. We found a good place to put the motor and if we hold it in place it does drive the rear wheels. The ...
What is the difference between train motors 88002 and 10153?
I want to motorize my Santa Fe Super Chief. Its original instruction mentions 5300 but it's marked obsolete on BS.com and now re-released as 10153. In the same time 88002 costs few times less, e.g. $...
How do I add a light to the Red Cargo Train?
I want to add led light to the front (and probably back) of the Red Cargo Train but the shape of the light is making me wonder what brick I should use to hold the light. I've never seen these lights ...
Is it possible to add the power functions to Western Train Chase?
I recently got the Red Cargo Train and it's a great Lego set but a Cars themed train going around my Christmas tree would be even better. Has anyone gotten the power functions to work on the Western ...
What parts are really required to motorize 10219 Maersk Train?
The Official site detailed page states that: Motorize your Maersk train by adding LEGO Power Functions #8878 Rechargeable Battery Box, #8887 Transformer 10V DC, #8884 IR Receiver, #8879 IR Speed ...