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How to build a steerable remote-controlled vehicle with just 1 motor?

In WeDo 2.0 app "LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0" there is a complete project 12. Steer that is exactly about that When it drives forward it goes in straight line, when it drives backward it then turns to ...
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How to create a LEGO Technic tank steering system

The simplest method would be to just have two motors, with one motor driving each side of track. To go forward, both motors forward; backward both back; to turn set one motor to go faster than the ...
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How to create a "return to steering system" without using LEGO Power Functions for Technic Cars?

I won't be able to provide a complete solution for your motorization. In the past, when Power Functions system was introduced servo motor wasn't available at first and later was rather expensive. I've ...
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How to build a steerable remote-controlled vehicle with just 1 motor?

I designed some WeDo 2.0 models that can drive and steer using just one motor. This one uses a system of gears to alternately drive the left or right wheel of a differential drive robot, depending on ...
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Can you use a beveled gear as a pinion?

Seeing a picture of your progress would help tremendously. The way the question is worded, it sounds like you were wanting to drive the beveled gear directly from the servo to the rack at a 90 degree ...
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Steer with the LEGO Mindstorms EV3

I can't say that I understand your problem, but maybe this link will help EV3 Move Steering Block Explained If you are asking about how the steering parameters relate to how much the machine will ...
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How can I improve my rackless steering design?

I replicated the basic geometry of your steering build to use for illustration. I came up with two simple solutions that will work with your current setup. The steering servo is represented with a "M"...
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How can I improve my rackless steering design?

Look at the instructions for set 42048 Race Cart. It has rack and pinion steering without using a rack. It basically uses the same 2-long beam as you use on the servo, but uses it to push two pins ...
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Live axle + steering

I could suggest looking at suspension in RM8's Land Cruiser (FJ40) model. Although all description is in Russian that webpage contains sufficient number of pictures, which are self-explanatory. This ...
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How to create a "return to steering system" without using LEGO Power Functions for Technic Cars?

You can use any rubber band to create a return-to-center mechanism, but the details are dependent on the size of your model, the available space inside for this mechanism and the force required to ...
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Steer with the LEGO Mindstorms EV3

I believe that it is the intention that the ratio between the speeds of the two motors is entirely determined by the turn parameter, not the speed parameter. I think the following code better ...
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Servo steering with 88004 motor and 8878 battery box?

There is a bit of confusion in your question with the part numbers and their location on the diagram. That is, you seem to have them reversed. Unfortunately I did not have a rechargeable version of ...
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