• Great use! - Titolian
  • agreed - Moctagon Jones
  • Great build here! Looks real and functional! - aalenfae
  • Epic use, man. - Ironsniper
  • what piece? - Wafflebottom
  • Bricklink - Moctagon Jones
  • That combination is perfect! - tadashistate
  • Add a 2x2 round with a round tile? or did it look too much like a wheel over the legs? - Buster®
  • I'm afraid so.
  • I need to buy some more myself. This used my entire supply.
  • What's holding these two together? ',&^) - mike 3579
  • There's a 1x1 round plate in between them.
  • Oh! I'm not sure why I didn't realize that at first. Thanks! &^D - mike 3579
  • Looking at this again, these legs are just so robotically sexy it's unbearable! So smooth, so shiny, so functional. - Moctagon Jones
  • incredibly awesome! - aabbee 150
  • I know this is old, but perhaps a half bushing on each would've worked? - Τristman
  • Not a bad idea. For that matter, a very small gear might not look bad.

Cheerleader Battle Mecha-Jeep 04

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I'm back from BrickCon, and ready to unveil the only new creation I've built since July. I had the funky idea to build this one evening, and actually had the time to do so. I figured that the post-apocalypse building scene could use a little more levity, and what's better than cheerleaders to bring some cheer? Of course, I had to try to build a stereotypical cheerleader vehicle, which pretty much had to be an open top jeep or a VW cabrio. Then I added the legs, to make it more interesting, as well as ridiculous.

At the behest of a friend, I brought the creation to BrickCon, and took photos of it on as many cool creations as I could manage. I didn't anticipate the big response it got, so don't be surprised to see some more girls of the apocalypse from me (nurses anyone?).

"Squeezy", Emory., and 141 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. LegoManJosh 43 months ago | reply

    "2,4,6,8; who to we de-cap-a-tate?!"

    Awesome idea and excellent execution!

  2. Happy Weasel 43 months ago | reply

    I tried dishes and other stuff on the hips, and none worked well. It usually looked goofily like wheels over the legs. If I'd spent more time on this, I might have built in non functioning suspension.

    Noted about the grilles, and easily changed.

  3. phil_memmer 43 months ago | reply

    Nice work, HW!

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  5. mediocre 43 months ago | reply

    Hahaha, smashing :)

  6. Captain Kimo 43 months ago | reply

    Amazing picture... one of the best photos seen from Flickr's interesting photos stream.
    Cheers, Captain Kimo

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  7. Pulsii 43 months ago | reply

    So wierd... I like the idea.

  8. [Not Applicable] [deleted] 43 months ago | reply

    Nice, I really like how the legs are built!

  9. .TheBricks 43 months ago | reply

    This is great. I lol'd!

  10. Rubén Riojas 43 months ago | reply

    "OMG KlLL IT!!!"

    This gave me a laugh, actually. I thought it was pretty fun how you put it everywhere :)

  11. Firas Abu-Jaber 43 months ago | reply

    Great and unique idea for sure, these legs are fantastic, the Jeep is hot too, but I think the headlights are a bit too big for the scale. I know this isn't a replica of a real life car; but 2x2 seem to be too big here. Any way I like everything else, well done.

  12. Selbi Licker 43 months ago | reply

    I have made my own version of this (I had to have my own). Page-https://www.flickr.com/photos/53558641@N06/5066318178/

  13. Happy Weasel 43 months ago | reply

    Firas - I totally agree that the headlights are a little big for the scale, but I wanted to go a bit over the top and comical on this MOC. I lined up the front with the hood, so I could use cheese slopes for headlights, and make it more like a Land Rover, but that look didn't work for me. 1x1 round plates were just too small for the headlights for the look I wanted.

    Jenny - Thanks! I definitely want to build a bunch of other females of the apocalypse MOCs, and gymnasts are an option I hadn't thought of. There's an old-school bathing suit piece I might try too.

  14. Colourbrand 42 months ago | reply

    HAHAH! That is dang clever!!

    I am utterly impressed by the leg detail! That is some skill!

    Missed this!

    "Cheers Flickr!"

    Is this based off that walking car prototype they did in the 70's?

  15. Carpet lego 41 months ago | reply

    Incredible piece usage!

  16. mahjqa 40 months ago | reply

    I totally missed the piece you used for the feet. Great concept as well, take something insane and just run with it.

  17. aabbee 150 40 months ago | reply

    wow this creation is amazing..its one of this the first time ive seen a lego walking car :0 awesome!

  18. lil shakey 15 months ago | reply

    thats badass

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