Need some assistance in getting these trucks removed. Picked this up on eBay a bit ago and finally digging in to it. I've never seen these trucks before. The retainer tabs are built in to the trucks. Nice touch, but impossible to work on. Any tips on how to remove these things?
Last Edit: May 2, 2019 12:37:22 GMT -5 by wildecoupe
Yah. Luckily these seem to be pretty flexible yet. The other truck is missing one side which made it much easier to remove. Getting the Ernst gears to mesh nicely w/o sliding side to side and missing altogether is another trick. Need to get some Athearn shims used on the worm gears. They're thin enough...
Thanks. Picked some up from the Dabbler... Should help get things from shifting.
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For anyone new here there is an additional discount to Tyco Depot forum members on YD purchases.
AS I recall (you can ask them for sure what Bob said) you put in the comments section of their on-line ordering form that you're a TD member and ask for the additional 5% off. I believe the discount was available on a $100 order.
It doesn't hurt to ask for details.
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