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LEGO 10252 Creator VW Beetle Review (lots of pics)

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Obligatory Orlove’d introduction :)

Heres a quick build and review of the LEGO Creator Expert VW Beetle.

All the parts the set comes with.

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A box for one rubber band!

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I gather the parts I need for each step then build.

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Lots of steps to build the chassis.

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Clever building techniques.

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Beetle is really taking shape.

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All done! Took me about 10 hours? or so over two days. Took my time and it was quite a fun build. Almost as fun as the Ferrari F40 set.

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Side profile makes gives it a beefy look. Must be the oversized fenders.

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Used California plate stickers for mine. You can choose some Euro plates too.

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The beetle is not the regular blue we all know. Its more of an Azure blue, a lighter color. New round bricks make the fenders of the car. Also unique tailights!

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Minifigure shields make the headlights of the bug.

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Nothing like wind surfing. My Technic fig fits in the bug, but makes him look tiny.

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Nice wooden look roofrack

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Hard seats and a ride like stepping on LEGO

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I need more than two!

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My first soda can tile! The set comes with an extra. Also the beach towel is a nice addition to the set.

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Roof is easily removeable to see the simplistic interior.

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Tilting steering wheel, speedometer, shift stick and parking brake is hard to see.

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All seats fold down.

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Extra storage space!

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Perfect for the beach towel.

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Can also fit the ice chest on the back seat.

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Gas tank and spare tire.

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Detailed 4 cyl boxer engine. Some of it. One of my complaints would of been for a more full engine.

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Chassis is nothing to write about.
Chassis is nothing to write about.
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Surf board fits better on the F40 :D

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The beetle is a monster!

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You know what im thinking ;)

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Wheel swap!

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Overall the Creator Beetle is a fantastic set for the LEGO car lover, VW fan, hippies, or anyone :D

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