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Fast RC Off Road Car

I would like to share my latest off road car with you. RACE uses one L motor per wheel and is therefore fast and powerful. Here is a video (lots of slow motion) and some instructions. Let me know what you think.

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  • ColoradoBricksColoradoBricks Denver, CO, USAMember Posts: 1,676
    @bartneck, I suggest you post it on Rebrickable
  • chuckpchuckp NYMember Posts: 684
    Nice work. My biggest gripe about the 4x4 Crawler was how slow and underpowered it is. Might be worth modding using your one motor per wheel approach. I also like the flexibility you got with the joint in the middle. Very clever.
  • Si_UKNZSi_UKNZ NZMember Posts: 4,179
    nice build but be aware that with all that power youre likely to twist axles and damage parts
  • chuckpchuckp NYMember Posts: 684
    @Si_Dorking_Surrey_UK: Wow! I had no idea Lego motors could generate that much torque until I read your post. After doing a few quick searches, it looks like the motors can do some pretty serious damage to gears and axles. Thanks for pointing that out.
  • bartneckbartneck Member Posts: 38
    I posted RACE at Rebrickable, including video and 3D file. Enjoy!
  • ColoradoBricksColoradoBricks Denver, CO, USAMember Posts: 1,676
    @bartneck, saw that on Rebrickable facebook this morning ;-)
    I have a similar size RC car, not as fast but RTC Steering, double differential using 3 M-Motors.
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