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#1 Zblj


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Posted 28 August 2011 - 05:46 PM

So after international TT race in Hungary, i decided to try to use the green wheels again. In order to attach the wheels, I decided to use turntables, but this time without planetary gearing. This also made it impractical to use classic steering, so I decided to try something new. I used LA's as links, but with a twist, they can also steer the front and rear axle. To make thigs simple, each axle has its own RC motor geared down 15 times. The end result is a very fast, quite capable truck.

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Astethic wise I ws slightly inspired by the new fast and furious movie, but too lazy to add seats  :tongue:

Here's a video of the truck:

I plan to add LDD instructions soon!

Edited by Zblj, 28 August 2011 - 05:53 PM.

#2 Nazgarot


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Posted 28 August 2011 - 06:04 PM

Wow! That's an amazing ride!

Very nice way to make the steering, and it's surprisingly fast. LDD instructions would be very welcome.

We are traveling through time, forward... That is an amazing prospect.

#3 Kisvakond


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Posted 28 August 2011 - 07:10 PM

It seems to be very efficient, thanks to the 'live axle' solution, moreover the idea of articulated steering is strong too, like a 'front-end loader'
Very clever! :classic:
Nice work again, Jernej! :thumbup:

Edited by Kisvakond, 28 August 2011 - 07:10 PM.

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#4 Milan


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Posted 28 August 2011 - 07:26 PM

Clever and innovative, as always :)
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#5 yoraish


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Posted 28 August 2011 - 07:49 PM

Great idea and application too! It must be so much fun to drive  :wink:
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#6 Alasdair Ryan

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Posted 28 August 2011 - 07:54 PM

The cab don't look quite right :blush: But another interesting idea from you.:classic:
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#7 JunkstyleGio


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Posted 28 August 2011 - 09:37 PM

This is outrageous and ridiculous!
And I love it! :thumbup:
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#8 P4trickvH


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Posted 29 August 2011 - 06:13 AM

Very good looking truck, kind of an extreme vehicle look it has. Looking forward to the LDD files.
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#9 Jurgen Krooshoop

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Posted 29 August 2011 - 09:37 AM

Nice Tr-Tr. I really like the new concept of the steered live-axles and it seems to work very well.  :thumbup:

#10 timslegos


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Posted 30 August 2011 - 05:25 PM

very impressive TrTr Zblj.  Could you post more close-up pictures of the wheels and how they attach to the turntable?


#11 apemax


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Posted 30 August 2011 - 05:54 PM

Very good work Zblj. A very interesting way of doing steering. Well done. :thumbup:

#12 Zblj


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Posted 04 September 2011 - 09:55 AM

Here is the promiseed LLD model.
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A short video of the truck in LDD.

Because you cant retract the LA+s in LDD the model looks a bit long and the springs arent totally connected.

#13 DLuders


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Posted 04 September 2011 - 10:01 PM

@ Zblj:  Thanks for modeling your X-Truck in Lego Digital Designer.  Using LDD Manager, I made a PDF Parts List for folks to download via MegaUpload SkyDrive here.  The 909 parts will make use of the RC Buggy motors I have had lying around -- now I have a good use for them!   :cry_happy:

I added your excellent Trial Truck to this Eurobricks topic.   Please say that you did not actually "blow up" the real model and dismantle it?   *oh2*

Edited by DLuders, 08 February 2012 - 01:29 AM.

#14 Zblj


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Posted 05 September 2011 - 02:48 PM

Thanks, and no I didnt blow it up IRL  :tongue:

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Posted 05 September 2011 - 04:18 PM

Very Cool! :thumbup: :thumbup:

#16 blaz62


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Posted 07 September 2011 - 07:42 PM

Nice truck zblj.  :thumbup:

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