Upgrade for High Cube Boxcars
Using the Autorack upgrade frame casting some high cube boxcars can also be modified.
the Con-Cor car before conversion
the Minitrix car before conversion
the Arnold car before conversion
shows the part to be cut off the ends of the casting
styrene was glued in the ends of cars to support floor at correct height,
sides were thinned using a dremel type tool and burr, to give clearance for truck swing
floor test fitted, and 1019 coupler laid in place
truck and coupler fitted, also coupler support bar
Con-Cor car after conversion
Minitrix car after conversion
the Arnold car is shorter than the others . . .
so a section was removed from the frame casting
the Arnold car after conversion (couplers not yet fitted)
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