Lego Technic 42037 Formula Off-Roader RC mod

Lego Technic 42037 Formula Off-Roader upgraded for full remote control. Engine swapped, it has a V8 now. Driven by two buggy motors, powered by 2 BuWizz units. Steering with Power Functions Servo motor. Engine powered independently with a Power Functions M motor. Installed Power Functions Lights as well.

List of added electronic parts:

2 Buggy motors (drive) –  http://ebay.to/2iJpTqr

1 PF Servo motor (steering) –  http://ebay.to/2x89pP0 — http://amzn.to/2ApqzGf

1 PF M motor (engine) –  http://ebay.to/2wFvGRc — http://amzn.to/2zmBDpr

1 PF Light –  http://ebay.to/2x8jueR — http://amzn.to/2zmfHZK

2 BuWizz units –  https://buwizz.com/?ref=5

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Lego Technic 42069 Superleggera RC mod – buggy motors & BuWizz

After my first RC mod of the 42069 set I wanted to build something faster 🙂 The plan was fairly simple – remove every non-vital part (including the fake V8, sorry), streamline the body as well, finally add 4 buggy motors and 2 BuWizz units. The result is pretty fast considering the size and the tracked wheels, check out the video:


42050 Drag Racer upgrade – inner details

As I don’t have the resources at the moment to create building instructions for this set and the changes are not that difficult, I think it is enough to share some detailed photos of the set without the body. I also took some photos of the two sets side-by-side to make the differences visible.

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42050 Drag Racer upgrade – real wheelies!!

And finally, here is the second part of the 42050 Drag Racer video where you can see if the upgraded version can do real wheelies by itself (hint – it can 😉 )

The body panels and the stickers of the upgraded version are mostly coming from the 42041/8041 Race Truck, I think they fit perfectly.

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Spot the difference!

Can you spot the difference? 🙂 Full post with video coming tomorrow, check back! 😉