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Questions related to cars, trucks, planes, ships, motorcycles, and other forms of transport.

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How to fix the Lego Technic RC Stunt Racer (42095) set's turning drift?

I just finished the Lego 42095 Stunt Racer and noticed that there is a slight drift to the right when it drives forward. It works fine in reverse mode - reverses in a straight line. Any suggestions, ...
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Live axle + steering

Does anyone know how to make a live front axle (steered, driven, beam axle, preferably with a panhard rod) in a relatively small space, I can't figure it out. This is my rear axle for guidance: Most ...
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Soft rear suspension on Landrover Defender too low [closed]

Can't answer this officially because I haven't enough points but the photos on the only other answer are of the front end, the problem I had on the rear was that the bottom shock absorber brown ...
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What LEGO set does this yellow and lime green vehicle belong to?

This appears to be a helicopter or submarine of some sort. It is lime green and yellow with luminous yellow trimmings. It has cables and elastic parts with yellow cylinders. I thought it may be LEGO ...
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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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Help with popcorn cart wheels

Can someone identify the wheel attachments for a LEGO popcorn cart wheel like this? How do we connect it to the axle? Is there a good tutorial on LEGO wheels somewhere I can read?
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How to prevent my connected axles from falling apart?

In my EV3 robot, I have two rear axles connected to each other using this part mounted like this: [ The problem with this construction is that after a while of driving, the axles disconnect like ...
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Front driveshafts on landrover defender don't stay in place

The front driveshafts on my Land Rover Defender keep falling out, then the cogs fall out of the front differential. I have done them three times as per the manual, but every time I get the same result....
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Realistic Lego car sets containing gearboxes and engines?

Lego Technic 853/956 Auto Chassis contains a car chassis, complete with a transmission gearbox. Other sets like Lego Technic 858/8858 Auto Engines contain parts to build working models of real-life ...
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Bugatti Chiron - loose connection to wheels

I’m currently building this set and I notice that the connection to the front wheels often falls out. This is the small red line between the wheel and ball joint. It depends on the angle. It is ...
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Issues with my LEGO Land Rover Defender - Rear Wheel Keeps Popping Off

I just finished the assembly of the Land Rover Defender Technic model and it appears I have trouble in the rear... the rear left tire keeps popping off every time I try to roll forward. It is secure, ...
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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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Issues with my LEGO Land Rover Defender - Low rear

Just built the 42110 LEGO Land Rover Defender and found the rear of the car sitting very low on its base and the rear wheels almost touching the wheel arches. This is very low compared to the front ...
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LEGO twin-engine airplane (black/yellow/grey) set identification please

Bought this airplane "as is" at a flea market. Pieces missing. I want to repair it. Does anyone here have the LEGO set number or know where I can find the instructions ? I suspect that it is several ...
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Can you identify this LEGO plane set?

Sadly this LEGO plane crashed today. No one was injured, but I do not know where the instructions are, or the LEGO kit/product number. Can someone help me identify which kit it is so I can look up the ...
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Late 1970s hospital and helicopter building brick set

I'm afraid I don't have a picture, but I am trying to identify a Christmas gift I fondly remember receiving as a child circa 1979. It was a 3-foot box of building bricks and the front picture showed ...
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What technic vehicles are built to scale for 75114 First Order Stormtrooper?

From what I have, 42036 Street Motorcycle is a bit too big but still looks rideable. What other technic sets can be used together with 75114? Can you put it inside 42056 Porsche 911 GTR?
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Can anyone identify this blue partial vehicle build?

I know this is a long shot, but does anyone recognise this set? The pieces in the photos are all common so not much help; Black plates 2 x 6 (2 of), 2 x 4 2 x 8. 1 X 1 round (2 of). Blue plates 1 X 2 (...
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Ambulance LEGO Sets

I am looking for an ambulance LEGO set as I have police and fire. Doing some research it looks like LEGO currently provides no ambulance vans/trucks and have only had a few in the past. Are there ...
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How to build a steerable remote-controlled vehicle with just 1 motor?

In WeDo 2.0 set there is only 1 motor, which can be remotely switched on and off by using the iPad app (by writing a Scratch program). Also motor rotating direction can be toggled remotely. As an ...
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21104 NASA Mars Curiosity Rover?

Has Lego made a public statement why they stopped producing the Curiosity Rover set? Each of its few production runs sold out in hours. Why won't they take my money? More importantly, how do I get a ...
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On what plane is 7292 Propellor Adventures based?

The set 7292, Propeller Adventures, features a twin engine airplane. It looks a bit like the de Havilland Mosquito, but not quite. On what plane, if any, is it based?
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reference number and instruction of a spaceship

I have only an image of that spaceship, (and all briks of course) but I don't know its serial number which makes me hard to find instructions to rebuild it. The image of the spaceship is this one, ...
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How does the Super Awesome Micro Project work?

I've recently read an article about a car which is made entirely of LEGO and it runs on air. I'm curious about how it works. Can someone explain the details of it? Here is the car: These are all the ...
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Where can I buy older sets, such as the 10187 VW Beetle?

A few years ago LEGO issued a wonderful set of a classic 1960 Volkswagen Beetle, for an selling price of $120. A few years have past and I can't find it anywhere except on eBay where it is sold for $...
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How can I create a simple steering mechanism for a car?

Just curious about this. How can I create a simple steering mechanism for a car? Either motorized or non-motorized solutions are fine; just not overly complex.
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Steering mechanism for City-scale vehicle

I'd like to build city-scale (6 studs wide) motorized vehicles with PF remote control. There are already several suggestions on how to motorize wheels. The next challenge is steering mechanism that ...
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Can I get LEGO compatible wheels 3cm in diameter or bigger?

I want to make a formula one car at least 30 cm in length out of standard LEGO parts. None of the LEGO wheels I have are big enough for this scale. Where can I get some big wheels that would look ok? ...
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How can I build a functional gearbox?

I'm looking for a fully functional (manual) transmission / gearbox for my Technics motorized vehicle. How can I build this?
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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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How can I motorize City-scale wheels?

I'd like to build city-scale (6 studs wide) vehicles motorized with either PF motor or clockwork. The primary problem right now is connecting wheel(s) to motor. Are there small enough LEGO wheels with ...