Hack the… Pulley
Can you defy gravity using a Pull Back motor…?
Take your minifigures for a wild ride!
When you use your imagination, anything is possible! Check out this video to see how adult creator Nard hacked the pull-back to create a carousel for LEGO® minifigures.
How many hacks are in this video?
How many ways can you hack a LEGO® Technic™ pull-back vehicle? What’s your favorite morning routine hack? Tell us in the comments.
Power up your paper planes!
Wish you could throw a paper plane further? Here’s a cool way to get your paper creations flying! Watch the video to see how adult creator Nard hacked the pull-back to create a cool launching device. Why not try your own hacks and see what you can create!
Hack the Epic Jump Launcher
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Epic builds – Cool moves
Can you make a ball move using LEGO® Technic elements? What about a wheelbarrow? That was the challenge for these 2 robotics experts. Get inspired and discover more about the Move It stunt.
See a counterweight in action
Ever wondered why a counterweight is so important when transporting a heavy load? Watch this video from the MOVE IT stunt to find out.
A hack to light up your world!
Brighten up your builds with spinning lights! Check out the video to learn a cool hack for creating an impressive spinning light using your LEGO® Technic™ pieces and a pull-back motor. Why not have a go yourself?
Creative problem-solving in action
Your hands are full. But you need to open the door! What do you do? Discover how Anika found a solution using LEGO® Technic elements. Discover more about the Move It challenge.
Asphalt 9: Legends Grand Prix
The LEGO® Technic™ McLaren Senna GTR model in Asphalt 9: Legends Grand Prix
Top tips to supercharge your hacks!
Want to make YOUR pull-back hacks the most epic hacks EVER? Check out the video and learn from inventor Joseph as he hacks a pull-back motor to invent a paper airplane launcher.
Cool solutions for everyday problems
See how Damien uses LEGO® Technic elements to help him enjoy his favorite TV show. And discover why mistakes don’t matter when it comes to inventing cool stuff! Check out all the videos from the Move It stunt for more inspiration.
Hack the Kicks Sender
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Experience power in design with the LEGO® Technic 42071 Dozer Compacter. This authentic replica of a real-life dozer compactor features a driver’s cab, huge blade and massive compactor wheels. Steer into position, lower the blade and you’re ready for action! This tough 2-in-1 model comes with a cool blue, gray, black and orange color scheme, and a set of stickers for additional detailing. Rebuild it to create a powerful Articulated Truck.
Mini CLAAS XERION
Love tractors? Love building? Then you’ll love this LEGO® Technic™ Mini CLAAS XERION (42102) tractor. In the famous CLAAS colors, this eye-catching tractor is top of its class. And its good looks are just the start. This powerful machine is packed with features to tackle jobs in the field or farm. Great news for busy farmers; the tractor rebuilds into a Harvester, with steering and rotary cutter.
Ready for an action-packed shift at the construction yard? You’ll power through the tasks with this awesome LEGO® Technic™ Mobile Crane. Steer into position, put the outriggers down then climb into the cabin to operate the crane. Raise the boom and extend the telescopic arm to impressive heights, (up to 78cm!). Then use the hoist to lift the concrete pillar before heading to the next job.
Airport Rescue Vehicle
Race to the rescue with this outstanding 2-in-1, high-tech replica of a real-life airport rescue vehicle. This detailed model features a classic red, black and gray color scheme, large driver’s cab with detailed dashboard, wing mirrors, opening tool storage compartment, 4-cylinder engine with moving pistons, twin-axle steering, double rear axle and chunky tires. Activate the boom to position the water cannon and extinguish the flames! This Power Functions upgradable model can be rebuilt to create an awesome Fire Rescue Vehicle!
Head for the high seas with this cool LEGO® Technic Ocean Explorer, featuring a huge ship with a dark-blue, red and white color scheme, detailed hull with bulbous bow and 2 fenders, large captain’s bridge, crane and a landing pad, plus a submarine and a helicopter! Operate the ship's steering to adjust the rudders, open the deck hatch to access the hull, lower the sub with the working crane, and spin the helicopter's rotors to take to the air! When you feel like another building challenge, rebuild this set to create a powerful Push Boat and Barge.
Got what it takes to be the speed-sailing champ? Put your skills to the test with this LEGO® Technic™ Catamaran – which really floats on water! Built for speed, it’s packed with features to give you the edge on race day. Angle the sails, then use the dagger boards for stability as you sail through the water. Rebuild your model into a floating Race Power Boat for even more sailing adventures.
Carry out heroic rescue missions with the LEGO® Technic™ Rescue Helicopter. This realistic model comes with a cool red, white and black color scheme and an array of realistic features and functions. Spin the rotors, open the side and rear doors, and operate the winch to lower the rescue stretcher… it's just like the real thing! Rebuild this set to create a futuristic Concept Plane.
Cruise the streets with this cool, powerful vehicle featuring massive extra-wide rims with low profile tires, huge vertical exhaust pipes, heavy-duty front bumper and awesome dark-gray and black color scheme with cool flame stickers for a real bad-guy look. Activate the powerful pull-back motor to make a quick getaway!
Engines ready! Drivers ready! Pull back, release and GO, GO, GO! Dragster racing has to be the ultimate speed challenge, so put your building skills to the test and create this awesome LEGO® Technic™ Dragster car. Just pull back and release to see it speed along. Then lock in the wheelie bar to perform heart-pumping wheelies. Want more action? Rebuild the Dragster into a super-fun pull-back Hot Rod.
Make way for the powerful LEGO® Technic Crawler Crane! This huge, robust 2-in-1 model comes with an array of realistic details and exciting features. Activate the included Power Functions motor and use the joysticks to operate the boom, raise and lower the claw, rotate the superstructure and drive the huge caterpillar tracks that maneuver this mighty machine! Includes an authentic double winch and pulley system with extensive cabling, working claw, detailed cab with tilt function, exhaust pipe and a ventilation grill. You can also extend the boom for even greater height! A cool blue and white color scheme adds the finishing touch to this awesome model. Rebuilds into a huge Mobile Tower Crane!
Concrete Mixer Truck
Every big build needs a sturdy concrete mixer to get the job done. You’ll be turning concrete in no time with the LEGO® Technic™ Concrete Mixer Truck. Drive the truck then turn the mixing drum to prepare your concrete. Ready to unload? Turn the mixer drum counterclockwise to release the concrete. Use the funnel to guide the concrete where you need it, ready for your next construction project.
Stunt Show Truck & Bike
It’s the ultimate test of speed, skill and precision. Pull back the motorcycle to send it racing towards the ramp. Then watch as it soars through the ring of fire in a display of pure bravery. Just switch the ramp back into a trailer and fix to the truck ready to transport your bike. Want a new challenge? Rebuild the LEGO® Technic™ Stunt Show Truck & Bike model into a cool Stadium Truck set.
LEGO® Technic CONTROL+
Meet the most immersive play experience ever from LEGO® Technic: A richer way of controlling your vehicles through new electronic components and a free app for your smart device, working together to bring your play closer to how real-life vehicles function. CONTROL+ equals realistic multi-function control plus new awesome possibilities – like automation, authentic sounds, alternative ways of control, challenges and achievements and live data feedback from your model.
Watch the MOVE IT stunt blooper real
Sometimes the best moments in any challenge are when things don’t go to plan! Check out this blooper video to see some of the funniest bits of the MOVE IT challenge.
It’s time to dream BIG!
Can the largest Volvo vehicle in the world really be moved 50 meters using only LEGO® Technic™ elements? There’s only one way to find out! Let’s get ready for the MOVE IT stunt!
Hack the… Hand Heli
Make a simple but effective propeller that you can launch across rooms!
Hack the Alarm Clock Stopper
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Brilliant board game hack!
Check out this cool video to see how Bre hacks a LEGO® Technic™ pull-back motor to create a board game timer. Feeling inspired? What cool hacks can you invent?
Can a car become a clock?
Can you use a car to make a clock? You can when you hack the pull-back! Check out this video to see how Alexander builds a table clock powered by a pull-back motor.
Hack the Brick Toast Maker
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Meet the female stars of motorsports
We’re celebrating the achievements of female drivers in motorsport. - Sports car racing driver Christina Nielsen from Denmark was the first woman to win a major full-season Sports Car Championship in North America. - The first woman to compete in a Formula 1 race was Italy’s Maria Teresa De Filippis in 1958. - The woman who competed in the most F1 Grands Prix is Italian driver Lella Lombardi. - There have also been several female test drivers and development drivers in motorsport including Susie Wolff and Jamie Chadwick.
Using a weight to move a weight!
It’s a simple yet brilliant theory – use a weight to move a weight! Go behind the scenes of the MOVE IT stunt in this cool video and see how a 24-ton counterweight was used to move the heavy load.
The biggest challenge ever?
Big. Bold. Ambitious. There was nothing small about the Move It challenge! Watch the video to be blown away by the size of this stunt and get inspired to create your own Move It builds.
The Move It challenge – Time-lapse
So many hours of hard work and planning played out in just a few seconds!
Are you ready to Hack the Pull Back?
Our little Pull Back motor can be used in (literally) millions of ways. So to see exactly how many, we want YOU to hack it and rebuild it into something totally awesome and unique!