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Looking for the name of this really tiny 1x2 lego part. In microbuilds it is used as wheels, but I think it may officially be an axle

BrickLink calls it 2496 Wheel Skateboard / Trolley
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What does "all wheel drive" actually mean in the Land Rover Defender set?

The "all wheel drive" phrase is used to represent a fact the model has a real life-like feature, I guess. Yes, it may not have the motor to provide the power to the wheels. But it has the ...
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9398 4x4 Crawler front wheels rotate in the opposite direction to the rear wheel

Likely you'll have the differential gears oriented wrong in the front or back section. The differential gear is this piece: Please check the instructions carefully and see if the orientation of ...
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Smallest rubber wheel that can be turned by a technic axle

I think the smallest one in diameter is the tire 3641 with the bush 4265c. Alternatively, you can use the tire 3139 which has a smooth surface and also compatible (but a little bit loosely) with ...
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What does "all wheel drive" actually mean in the Land Rover Defender set?

Alex has given a great answer to your "what does "all wheel drive" means?" question, I'll attempt to answer the next one: What about other sets like Jeep Wrangler, Monster Jam ...
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What are the largest Technic-compatible tires on the market?

Answer to this question is no longer entirely accurate, the power puller wheel https://www.bricklink.com/v2/catalog/catalogitem.page?P=32298 has been superseded in diameter by the tractor wheel https:...
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What is the best way to connect SPIKE prime angular motor to a wheel

TL;DR: Unless you do something quite extreme engineering, any coupling will do just fine and the motor will stall or the tire will slip before even a single axle gets to its limit. The pins have a ...
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Separate LEGO Technic wheel from 3 pin hub

The main trick is to simultaneously push all three pins of the hub: If you have another hub, and the wheel allows for this, take it and push carefully from the other side. If both hubs are half-way ...
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What is the name of the small pins that are used with small wheels / rims?

LEGO and others sometimes calls those pieces a "bearing element". This term however is not limited to just that axle. LEGO's replacement parts service calls the holes they go into "HOLE Ø11" (...
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Are there any wheels or rings that fit in pin clips?

The small Technic Steering Wheel and what I think is this rubber belt connect to clips:
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How can I extract a metal axle from a plastic wheel without damaging them?

From accidentally destroying some older wheels (decades on a sunny windowsill can make red parts brittle), I think you're out of luck. The ends of the metal axles I've seen have had splines formed ...
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Looking for a big set of tires and rims for my monster truck - really beefy tires

You may want to check Sariel's Wheels chart. This table contains all essential details like dimensions of the wheel and rim as well as weight and how rare they are.
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Can You Identify These Black Studless 2x4 Brick With Train Wheels?

Hey, there Happy Dog! These train pieces? Part #BB37 - Train Brick 2 x 4 x 1 1/3 Sliding Block with Wheels Holder. Part #Wheel2A - Wheel Spoked for Motor. Together they appear in these LEGO sets. ...
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Gearbox doesn’t move when it’s in neutral - Is that normal?

The point of the neutral position in a gearbox is that it disconnects the engine from the drivetrain. Therefore no movement is expected at the wheels when the engine turns and vica versa. If the ...
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Is it possible to angle the wheels on Speed Champions?

For your photography use case, it may not be necessary to attach the wheels. Simply remove the Technic pin and position the wheel as desired. Here's a quick example:
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Help identify large white wheels

What you have there is a 6118 Wheel Hard Plastic Small (22mm D. x 24mm), and this wheel is pretty common, it features in 39 sets, but luckily for you only in 4 sets in the color White. These sets are: ...
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What are the largest Technic-compatible tires on the market?

The largest (by diameter) tyre so far is Tire 139mm D. x 37mm Motorcycle Racing Tread with Tire 132.6mm D. x 27mm Motorcycle Racing Tread Narrow coming next. Both are included in following sets: ...
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When using pi * distance between wheels/tracks, how do I measure distance between wheels?

This formula will need the lateral distance between wheels, i.e. the distance between left and right wheel, not the back and front wheel. motor_pair.move(8.1 * math.pi / 2, 'cm', steering=100) The ...
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Smallest rubber wheel that can be turned by a technic axle

While it is technically not a rubber wheel, you can use an axle with a half-bush and with an additional rubber band to provide grip. Tensioning the band between two such axles will form a short ...
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Should I store greasy tires separately?

I really expected someone with chemistry leanings to explain to us what was "migrating" out of the rubber with time or temperature, to make them "greasy"...much like cocoa butter will migrate outside ...
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Technic Firetruck 8289 with different wheels?

The instructions show and Brickset lists 4496197: Rim Wide W.Cross 30/20 as the wheel rim of choice, which fits with the release year of the Fire Truck (2006) and the manufacturing dates of the rims (...
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Separate LEGO Technic wheel from 3 pin hub

Just wanted to elaborate on the answer by Wrzlprmft. The first thing that went through my mind was, "What is this configuration where the Hub is snapped into a wheel but not into the Portal Axle ...
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Buy new lego tires/tyres and treads

LEGO’s Pick-a-Brick service has only a limited amount of the total range of pieces ever produced. It contains a subset of the pieces available in current sets. The Bricks and Pieces service (on the ...
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Replacement for the Rubber Rim of a 12V Train Motor

Some bicycle tubes can be used as a replacement. Depending on the model you find there might be a need to file the seam once you cut a ring from the tube.
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What does "all wheel drive" actually mean in the Land Rover Defender set?

The 'real' Land Rover Defender comes standard with 'permanent All Wheel Drive'. Permanent All Wheel Drive is standard on Land Rover Defender except for those fitted with new D200, D250 and D300 6-...
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How do I connect a LEGO wheel to axles so it can be powered?

Normally when wheels are powered using an axle they have an axle hole, whereas your wheels have a pin hole, and a 3mm mini pin hole. So you should probably buy some wheels with axle holes anyhow, for ...
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What are the largest Technic-compatible tires on the market?

The new 6141782: TYRE TRACTOR DIA. 107X44 is now the largest ever wheel available and made by LEGO. https://brickset.com/parts/6141782
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