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Practical LEGO Technics: Bring Your LEGO Creations to Life by Mark Rollins

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CHAPTER 3

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Steering and Controlling Your LEGO Technic Creation

In Chapter 2, I talked about creating a basic frame for a Technic vehicle, but the only feature I shared was how to make it motorized. The reason to motorize your vehicle is to make it more exciting, but in all honesty, a vehicle that can only go backwards and forwards, albeit motorized, is going to get real old, real fast.

What would a car be without a steering wheel? Needing tracks, that’s what. This chapter will cover how to create a steering system on your Technic vehicle. If you have ever looked at a real vehicle and studied its steering mechanisms, it isn’t too different from ...

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