Big things with little cars
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Custom Lego truck

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I have built many Lego trucks over the years. I have definitely developed my own style to do so. Here’s a couple examples. The yellow one I first built in middle school, and it has looked more or less like this since high school. The blue one I built a few weeks ago. Not exactly the same, but very similar. I have several others that are all unique in their own ways, but fit into this style.

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This latest truck doesn’t fit that style at all. It’s very different. I started building it by taking a look at these three perimeter box frame Technic pieces that I had received in a big bag of bulk Lego pieces I purchased.

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I decided that linking them together, they made a good vehicle frame. Being Technic pieces, I used wheels that would slot into them. From there I just free-styled around until I ended up with this. I played around a lot with different windshields, cab configurations and roof lines, before settling on this extended cab configuration.

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The end result was this heavy duty looking, but rather slammed down low truck.

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It looks like it the front wheel rubs the top of the fender, but it doesn’t quite. The truck rolls quite nicely.

I don’t see myself building another one like it, but I’m rather happy with the results of this build.

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