AutoRack Project

 

Description:

Lowering the car body for more realism.


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Items Needed:

-ConCor AutoRack

-Micro Trains trucks

-Micro Trains body mount couplers.

Steps:

-Remove trucks, Roof, and internal weights

-Cut underframe for wheel clearance.  Check for rotation.

-Trim underframe main beam for rail clearance.

-Drill hole for body coupler mount and coupler pivot point.

-Install body mount coupler without the box cover.

-Install new trucks (thinner for more rotation).

-Glue in weights and install roof.

Remaining Issues:

-Couple height differences.

Further Plans:

-Convert to tri-level units (Replace car doors and alter steps).