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Cargo bike brick identity

That's not a single part. According to the instructions shared by the creator of that cargo bike on their twitter account, it's a combination of : 1 Black Plate, Round 1 x 1 1 Black Plate, Modified ...
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How to fill a vertical 1.5 stud wide gap?

Before I attempt to come up with an answer, let me share how I think through problems like this, as it might make it easier for others to solve problems like this in the future. We can see that the ...
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Why don't inverted brackets (99780) work in this SNOT 180 configuration?

The short answer is because the combined height of the two mini inverted brackets is greater than the interior space of a tile (or brick for that matter.) But you knew this already. I realize it isn'...
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In LEGO: How to build a revolving magazine rack for 2x3 tiles?

I suggest using 4175 1x2 plate with ladder together with 3839 1x2 plate with handles SNOTted together with the help of 4070 1x1 brick with headlight, one 2x2 plate and 2 1x2 plates, like so: Yes, the ...
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Elevator on rails

Lego bricks are not sized similarly in each dimension. The height to width ratio of a brick is 6:5, which means that 2 bricks stacked on top of each other with their studs up are 6 plates high, but ...
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Putting flipped plates together as close as possible

this way it can open and close Blue = 4276 Hinge Plate 1 x 2 with 2 Fingers Yellow = 4275 Hinge Plate 1 x 2 with 3 Fingers LightBlue = Plate 2 x 4 White = Plate 2 x 2 Pink = Plate 1 x 4 Light Bluish ...
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Align 2xX plate on "sandwiched" brick (height of 5 plates)

Found one solution using Bracket 2 x 2 - 1 x 2 Centered, where perpendicular plate is actually centered and fit two plates on each side seamlessly. My other idea, which I had in mind initially, was ...
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Elevator on rails

If you'd like to keep your build studs up and avoid dealing with the 6:5 ratio, you could try to use Plate, Modified 1 x 2 with Arm Up with the already mentioned Brick, Modified 1 x 2 x 5 with Groove, ...
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Why is this piece notched?

As far as I know, it's not intended to have any building function, it's just there to prevent any excess plastic at the fill hole from getting in the way of other pieces. I can't find a good close-up ...
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Putting flipped plates together as close as possible

There is a bit of a challenge with a geometry. LEGO doesn't produce much symmetrical hinges, otherwise they would be out of system. I could think of the following one piece you could achieve a close ...
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Alternative ways of attaching roller coaster wheels

Disclaimer: I don't have the roller coaster wheels or body, and have not tried this. The Skateboard with mag wheels comes to mind, as an example of a bar connection with little friction. If I ...
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Align 2xX plate on "sandwiched" brick (height of 5 plates)

Perhaps too straightforward but how about simply sticking a brick out with 1 stud and attach any kind of bracket to the top or bottom of the protruding end of the brick ?
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Alternative ways of attaching roller coaster wheels

The diameter of a bar (i.e. the axle) is the same as the distance between two studs. This can be leveraged in a variety of ways using hollow studs and bars. This uses upside-down 85861 1x1 round ...
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Alternative ways of attaching roller coaster wheels

Just like the other answer by @matthew jensen, I do not have the roller coaster wheels in my possession, so my answer is entirely based on what seems to work in Stud.io. It looks like you can ...
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How do I robustly tilt a strength-1 wall?

My best solution so far are minifigure legs (which are pretty robust on their own) combined with a clip tile to hold the wall in place:
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In LEGO: How to build a revolving magazine rack for 2x3 tiles?

I'm gonna suggest a different, non-conventional approach. This revolves around offsetting some 6016 3x4 grille, so each 2x3 tile fits through several grilles at once: For an even more minimalistic ...
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How do I robustly tilt a strength-1 wall?

I propose a slightly different solution for the chair: Use Technic bricks. In this picture I have used 32526 Technic 5x3 bent 90 pieces, with 43857 Technic Beam 2 and 32523 Technic Beam 3 pieces to ...
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How can I invert the direction of blocks in a structure?

I came up with this (6 plates / 2 bricks) Blue = Plate 1 x4 Orange = Plate 2 x4 White = Tile 1 x4 Yellow = Tile 2 x 4 DkblGray = Bracket 1 x 2 - 1 x 2 Inverted also this (2 plates thick) Part# ...
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Putting flipped plates together as close as possible

This is one method using levers via Swooshable
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There ARE integer sided triangles that have angles of 60 or 120 degrees, see here : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eisenstein_triple but I'm not sure how this helps you for building roads. 45 degrees ...
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Creating arrow patterns

Another convenient way I found is with the new triangular 2x2 tiles. The only issue is that the color selection is a little limited. For simple pentagon shape, Modified 2 x 3 Pentagonal Tile is quite ...
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