LEGO Technic 42079 Tow Truck (B model) RC mod with building instructions

Remote control modification with building instructions for the LEGO® Technic 42079 Tow Truck (B model).

The upgrade includes:

  • Power Functions M motor to drive the rear wheels
  • Power Functions M motor for steering (return to center with rubber band)
  • Power Functions IR receiver and IR remote for control
  • Power Functions AAA Battery Box

The upgrade pack can be alternatively used with the new Powered Up components from the LEGO® 76112 App-Controlled Batmobile and the LEGO® 60197 Passenger Train or LEGO® 60198 Cargo Train. The following Powered Up components are needed:

  • 2 Powered Up M motors (from 76112)
  • Powered Up hub (available in all three mentioned sets)
  • Powered Up remote (available in the two train sets)


Part list is available at the end of the pdf instructions and on rebrickable.com

Building instructions can be purchased here:

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