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If you’ve been following this site for any period of time, you know that we are slightly interested in the concept of a fleet of automobiles constructed entirely out of Legos. It’s just a slight fancy — it’s not as if we actively plan out our garage spaces around our ability to place Lego recreations of America’s favorite cars.

Lego FJ40, I am so ready.

Anyway, YouTuber Sayaman has uncovered some of the limitations of a motor built in brick world. Turns out, when run at speed, the engines explode spectacularly. Of course, that’s a dry motor, and real engines, like the one in a Lego FJ40, would be using oil, so the dream is still alive!


Related: This incredibly intricate Lego gearbox is a marvel

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