Lego Technic 42078 Mack Anthem motorized & Christmas special

I would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas with this video and thank you for your support!

The Lego Technic 42078 Mack Anthem received additional rc functions with the lights and the motorized trailer, controlled by 2 SBricks. The light sequences of the container are also controlled by one of the SBricks. The trailer has 2 Power Functions L motors built in. Also tested with M motors but they could not handle the load. Please note that this is a test RC mod, so there won’t be any instructions for the time being. I’m planning to do a proper rc conversion and I’ll share that one in details.

The upgraded container interior is based on the following alternate build of 40223:
https://rebrickable.com/mocs/MOC-6117/PeterSzabo/40223-snowglobe-living-room/

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1st Stormtrooper Lego Technic motorcycle building instructions – 42036+42039

I finished the instructions for the 1st Stormtrooper motorcycle from the Darth’s Angels photo scene:

This MOC only uses parts from 42036 Street Motorcycle and 42039 24 Hours Race Car.

The inventory can be found on the rebrickable page:

https://rebrickable.com/mocs/MOC-11483/racingbrick/moc-1st-stormtrooper-motorcycle-4203642039/

Photo gallery instructions can be found here:

http://racingbrick.com/1st-stormtrooper-lego-technic-motorcycle-building-instructions/

If you’d like to purchase the sets I used to create this MOC and you’d like to support my work then please use the Ebay/Amazon links below:

42036 Street Motorcycle – http://ebay.to/2B1bUAM *** http://amzn.to/2iFtXFV

42039 24 Hours Race Car – http://ebay.to/2Cbt00a *** http://amzn.to/2ymgwzm

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Darth Vader’s Lego Technic motorcycle building instructions – 42036+42050

If you remember my Darth’s Angels photo it had 3 custom motorcycles, all of them was a combination of 42036 and 1-2 other Technic sets. As I promised I was preparing the building instructions slowly but surely (bad weather definitely helps), so here is the first one for Darth Vader’s bike:

The inventory can be found on the rebrickable page:

https://rebrickable.com/mocs/MOC-10882/racingbrick/darth-vaders-motorcycle-4203642050

Photo gallery instructions can be found here:

http://racingbrick.com/darth-vaders-lego-technic-motorcycle-building-instructions/

If you’d like to purchase the sets I used to create this MOC and you’d like to support my work then please use the Ebay/Amazon links below:

42036 Street Motorcycle – http://ebay.to/2B1bUAMhttp://amzn.to/2iFtXFV

42050 Drag Racer – http://ebay.to/2Anp1Qjhttp://amzn.to/2A375Y7

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Lego Technic Baja 1000 – mini version of agrof’s class 1 unlimited buggy

The 50th Score Baja 1000 off-road race starts today, the best way to pay a Lego tribute to this event is to take an RC Technic car outside and see how it performs 🙂

Last week I showed you the BuWizz & buggy motor equipped version of agrof’s Class 1 unlimited buggy. Although the performance was impressive compared to the original with Power Functions, the car was a bit too big and heavy for my taste. I decided to shrink it down proportionally, and this mini version was born. It has smaller wheels, the body is 2 studs narrower, and the overall length is proportionally shorter as well.

The track width did not change as I did not have the proper replacement parts for the steering, I’ll work on this later. The car feels quicker, although due to the smaller wheels some obstacles can be problematic. The color scheme is not the final one, I had to use what I found in my boxes 🙂 I’ll work more on this car later as I really like the sturdiness and the performance. And now, pictures!

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Building instructions for the BuWizz powered speed record breaker

I received many questions and requests to provide details about this car, so I created this step-by-step assembly video and uploaded the part list to rebrickable.

Let me know if you build the car or something based on this version, I’m really curious how fast can you go with it 🙂

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Fastest Lego RC Technic car powered by BuWizz – speed record breaker over 40 km/h

A couple of months ago I saw some guys on the Eurobricks forums trying to build a Lego RC car that can go faster than 40 km/h. Although I don’t have a properly working old Technic RC unit with the remote (somehow I have only faulty ones), I have the necessary amount of buggy motors and 2 BuWizz units, so I had to give this a try 🙂 The whole process turned out to be much-much longer than I expected, but at the end it was a success 🙂

I spent several weeks creating, improving and testing the car. The basic idea was to use 2 BuWizz units, 4 buggy motors and 4 Technic motorcycle wheels and to add only the minimal amount of components to create the lightest and fastest BuWizz powered Lego Technic car. It had to be solid enough to survive all the crashes during the tests and record breaking attempts.

I had several tests at various locations until I found a proper track and the final configuration of the car was created. During this time a lot of parts had to be replaced as the axles were bent after a couple of runs.

The car does not have a conventional steering to reduce weight. For the speed runs only small adjustments are needed, so the direction of the car is controlled by the speed difference of the wheels – there are two control sliders on the phone for each side of the vehicle.

The speed was measured with the on-board GPS unit. The car was controlled mostly with my phone, but for the fastest run I was using an iPad (longer range). Even like this at full power the car ran out of range very quickly.

I think it would be possible to go even faster with this car, but that would require a completely flat surface and a chase vehicle to ensure the controller stays in range. Maybe another time 😉

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Lego RC speed record breaker – stop motion brickfilm short

A brand new type of video from RacingBrick – stop motion brickfilm! 🙂 It’s a short teaser for my BuWizz powered Lego Technic RC speed record breaker. Join my little helpers to see the final tests for this beast and see the wheels spinning over 3000 RPM!

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Fastest Lego Technic 42069 RC mod with wheels & 4 buggy motors

This is my third and last Lego 42069 Extreme Adventure remote control mod. After the Superleggera mod I did not plan to create another one but I was convinced by some comments on my YouTube channel (thanks for the tip!). Although I really liked 42069 on tracks, I realized that the top speed was limited by the construction so the 4 buggy motors could not show their full potential. I removed the tracks and added the wheels from the 9398 Crawler set.
The pickup-style body was kept from the previous mod to ensure the car is as light as possible. The axles were rebuilt completely to fit the buggy motors and the wheels.

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