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  1. nicjasno

    42115 - Lamborghini Sian FKP 37

    My expectations are very low.
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    [POC] Solid ball joint

    I was wondering how to make the upper elevated wishbone. I wonder no more :)
  3. nicjasno

    [POC] Solid ball joint

    Yes. This has many suspension applications and i will use it in my Defender rebuild, if i may :)
  4. nicjasno

    [POC] Solid ball joint

    This is amazing!
  5. nicjasno

    Which Steering Hub?

    Weight is always a good measure. If your suspension can handle 1.5kg per axle, it can certanly handle less and will feel very strong.
  6. nicjasno

    Which Steering Hub?

    They're all bad unfortunately.
  7. nicjasno

    42110 - Land Rover Defender

    Finally managed to build mine: I'll make a video review next week.
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    42110 - Land Rover Defender

    The 4 speed gearbox is 50% finished. It'll be awesome. I had no time yet to assemble the lego version, from which i'll then take all measurements. Thing is, that building the drivetrain layout accurately would actually make things a lot simpler and more compact (as i intend to prove). The designer of the lego version just built himself into a corner following the old lego model formula.
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    42110 - Land Rover Defender

    The problem is, that the gearbox has no business being where it is and needs to be behind the engine. The reduction gear needs to be behind the gearbox. And the steering rack has no business being behind the front axle, where it is in the way of the gearbox.
  10. nicjasno

    42110 - Land Rover Defender

    This U joint setup has no business being there in the first place.
  11. nicjasno

    [WIP] Ute supercar

    With the shock absorbers i was thinking about the rear axle.
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    [WIP] Ute supercar

    Use a different shock absorber setup then. Why are you engineering yourself into a corner? I'd use an elevated double wishbone setup in front.
  13. nicjasno

    [WIP] Ute supercar

    I didn't mean the lego torque tube. More something like this:
  14. nicjasno

    [WIP] Ute supercar

    A few things: If you are doing a gear reduction in the diff, use the new planetary hubs. The rear axle is way too big and heavy. When doing a live axle like that, i'd consider using a torque tube. When making a unibody, have the drivetrain (gearbox+engine) removable and not part of the structure of the car, like in TLG models. You want to save weight werever possible.