intermountain grain hopper and trinity hopper wheels??????

VIARailfan Jan 5, 2012

  1. VIARailfan

    VIARailfan TrainBoard Member

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    What wheel size should be on these cars???? 33 or 36 inch???? And who makes a good metal wheel now a days.
     
  2. Gats

    Gats Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    I use FVM 36" wheels, .540 axle length if using MTL trucks.
     
  3. Ike the BN Freak

    Ike the BN Freak TrainBoard Member

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    should be a 36", however intermountain uses MT trucks and couplers, and MT doesn't make a prototype 100 ton truck, so to keep the coupler heights right, use 33"
     

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