MAN TGS 8x4 cement truck

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Parts list

This model is controlled using LEGO Power Functions.

Difficulty: Medium.

Number of elements: 1518.



Created January 9, 2014.

Last updated July 25, 2015.




Scale: 1:25, Model Team.



"Number of wheel sets" x "Driven wheels": 8x4.

Type of Power Functions motor for drive: L.

Gearing from motor to wheels: 5:7.

Differential type: Standard.



Type of steering geometry: Linear.

Type of Power Functions motor used for steering: Servo.



This model has 2 opening doors



Created by Lasse Deleuran.

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About this model

This MAN TGS cement truck is a relatively sturdy construction. There are, however, a couple of things which are recommended should you desire to build your own:

Please refer to the pictures further down which show how to connect the electrical components of this model.

In the building instructions you will encounter some assisting images showing how to route the wires. It is recommended to use this routing. The wires in the pictures are color coded similarly to the picture furhter down on this page.

Please check that all the functions work while you are building the model.

Watch the video to see how to control the functions and how to load the barrel.

The Power Functions components of this truck are connected as follows

Remote controls

We recommend using the Power Functions remote for controlling this truck.

If the truck is to be driven by people who do not have experience with LEGO Power Functions, then we recommend using our modified remote which blocks the channel selector and uses a long axle as a pointing device.

Building instructions for this LEGO model

The building instructions are made by building the LEGO models in MLCad and generated in LDView using an old version of LPub. All this software is part of LDraw.


If you have any corrections or suggestions, please e-mail Lasse Deleuran at

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