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Freestyle Technic Tow Truck build!

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    What do you do when you reaaalllly want to build a classic vehicle like the vintage LEGO® Technic Tow Truck... but it’s no longer available? Do you a) give up...it’s impossible! Or...b) get creative and build an awesome and exciting new version using a LEGO Technic Jeep® Wrangler? (Hint – the answer is b...) Our favorite part HAS to be that awesome towing rope on the back, how about you? What modifications would you make on a build like this?

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        You’ve blown our socks off!

        Wow! You LEGO® Life creators really are the best! We’ve loved seeing all of your amazing hacks. Check out the video to see some of the highlights. Remember to keep on sending us your own epic hack ideas. The awesome creators featured are: CiekawskiInspektorAparat DirektorFlexiblerAlien EleganckiOficerKot GrafClevererOtter GreatestJumpyInfearno ImperatriceZucca024 SenseiSparaconDécisif SilnýCísařJežek ŚwietnaSiostraOpona WysportowanyKapitanKrait 용맹스러운리조챔피온

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          Reach for the sky!

          Learn how to create a flying propeller using a LEGO® Technic™ pull-back motor. See how Joseph uses LEGO pieces to make an axle and a crank. What else can you do with a pull-back? Watch the video to get inspired!

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            Make moves with pull-back hacks!

            Unleash your creativity by hacking the Technic™ pull-back function! You can use it to power up cool vehicles and builds. Need inspiration? Watch these fans creations make serious moves using pull-back hacks!

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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?

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                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.

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                  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.

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                    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!

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                      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?

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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.

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                          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.

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                            Hack the… Pulley

                            Can you defy gravity using a Pull Back motor…?

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                              Hack the… Hand Heli

                              Make a simple but effective propeller that you can launch across rooms!

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                              • 42097

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                                Compact Crawler Crane

                                Move loads in confined spaces with the awesome LEGO® Technic™ Compact Crawler Crane. This robust and versatile mobile crane comes with a host of realistic features, including huge crawler tracks, extensive hoist cabling and a classic yellow and black color scheme with cool sticker detailing. Drive into position, lower the outriggers, extend the boom and activate the safety lock, then operate the winch and rotate the superstructure through 180° to deliver loads with pinpoint accuracy. And when you’re done, you can fold the LEGO Crawler Crane into a compact vehicle and head out on the next job! Rebuild this 2-in-1 buildable model to create the LEGO Technic Compact Tower Crane.

                                • 42112

                                  LEGO® Technic

                                  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.

                                  • 42099

                                    LEGO® Technic

                                    4X4 X-treme Off-Roader

                                    Get ready for a new play experience with the amazing LEGO® Technic™ 4x4 X-treme Off-Roader. This model is controlled via the LEGO TECHNIC CONTROL+ App and comes with an array of advanced app-controlled features and functions! Choose from different control screens to drive forward, reverse, steer, accelerate, brake and race over obstacles, play cool sound effects and get real-time feedback, such as a speed and tilt log—all from the comfort of your smart device! Or you can test out your skills in the app’s challenges and achievement section—how many reward badges can you collect? And, with high-rise independent suspension, huge wheels and tires, and an awesome color scheme with intricate sticker detailing, this super-rugged LEGO 4x4 really is the coolest app-controlled off-roader in town!

                                    • 42081

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                                      Volvo Concept Wheel Loader ZEUX

                                      Get a glimpse of the future with the LEGO® Technic™ 42081 Volvo Concept Wheel Loader ZEUX. Developed in collaboration with Volvo, this innovative concept model is packed with realistic details, including a cool mapping drone. You can adjust the counterbalance according to your load, operate the boom and bucket, both independently and simultaneously, and enjoy optimal maneuverability with 4‑wheel steering. This 2-in-1 model also features futuristic rims with huge ground‑gripping tires and comes with a classic Volvo color scheme, plus a set of stickers for additional detailing. And when you feel like another building challenge, rebuild this LEGO Technic set into a futuristic Volvo Concept Hauler PEGAX.

                                      • 42068

                                        LEGO® Technic

                                        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!

                                        • 42071

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                                          Dozer Compactor

                                          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.

                                          • 42065

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                                            RC Tracked Racer

                                            Get ready for some high-speed action with the high-powered LEGO® Technic RC Tracked Racer, featuring a fresh lime-green, white and black color scheme with cool stickers, roll bars and huge rugged tracks for ultimate maneuverability! Grab the remote control and drive this super-robust vehicle over obstacles, accelerate at breakneck speed, and perform spins and turns in forward or reverse gear! Rebuild to create another powerful RC model, the awesome RC Off-Road Truck!

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                                              App-Controlled Top Gear Rally Car

                                              With laser focus you slide behind the wheel. Nothing matters but the speed! Take control of this cool LEGO® Technic™ Top Gear Rally Car and get ready for the drive of your life! Controlled using the LEGO Technic CONTROL+ App, you’ll discover a host of neat functions, including realistic sounds and real-time feedback. Take on challenges, earn achievements and access inspirational Top Gear content.

                                              • 42106

                                                LEGO® Technic

                                                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.

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                                                  Race Truck

                                                  Start fast and win big with this awesome Race Truck. With its bold colors and stickers, it’ll certainly turn heads on race day. Pull back and release to send your truck racing towards the finish line. With a giant exhaust and huge spoiler, this amazing truck looks just like the real thing. Ready for more? Cool news! This LEGO® Technic™ toy truck rebuilds into a rapid Racer.

                                                  • 42080

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                                                    Forest Machine

                                                    Discover the awesome power of the LEGO® Technic™ 42080 Forest Machine. This authentic replica model features articulated steering, rugged suspension and silver-colored rims with chunky tires. Activate the LEGO Power Functions motor and engage the advanced pneumatic system to operate the boom and grabber. Then lift the included tree trunks and rotate the driver's cab to move them through more than 180°. This 2-in-1 model also features a multidirectional harvester head with a spinnable cutter blade and comes with a cool color scheme. And, when you feel like another building challenge, you can rebuild it into a rugged Log Loader.

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                                                      Porsche 911 GT3 RS

                                                      Celebrate innovative engineering and design from one of the world's leading car manufacturers with this stunning LEGO® Technic model. Developed in partnership with Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche AG, this elegantly packaged LEGO Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS with its sleek aerodynamic lines, adjustable rear spoiler and orange bodywork is packed with authentic features and functions that capture the magic of the iconic supercar, and the attention to detail is clear from the outset! Open the doors and you'lldiscover an elaborate cockpit with racing seats, working gearbox, steering wheel with gearshift paddles, detailed dashboard and a glove compartment containing a unique serial number. Lift the rear lid and you'll have access to a detailed flat 6 engine with moving pistons, while under the hood you'll find a storage area with suitcase. Red suspension springs, detailed brake calipers and original-design rims with special low-profile road-gripping tires add the final touches to this magnificent mod el!

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                                                    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.

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                                                          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.

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                                                            Hack the Epic Jump Launcher

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                                                              Hack the Kicks Sender

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                                                                Hack the Alarm Clock Stopper

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                                                                  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!

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                                                                    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.

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                                                                      Hack the Brick Toast Maker

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                                                                        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.

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                                                                          Episode 02 - Collaboration & Problem-Solving

                                                                          The kids pair off to show off their off-road buggies.

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                                                                            Asphalt 9: Legends Grand Prix

                                                                            The LEGO® Technic™ McLaren Senna GTR model in Asphalt 9: Legends Grand Prix

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                                                                              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.

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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.