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Exact rail waffle box truck swap
« on: January 29, 2014, 08:53:06 PM »
I know the issue has been raised on here in the past with axles falling out of the factory trucks on exact rail's waffle boxes. I have several that come from the factory with loose axles. simply bending the truck carefully seems to have fixed the issue on all but one car. I have had these cars since they where new and no amount of bending the truck in question seems to fix it, every time I run it , the axle falls out. This evening I tried to fit a factory atlas truck and a microtrains truck under the car, both resulted in the car riding way to high. Has anyone else swapped out the trucks or have a suggestion for another that would keep the cars ride height low?

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Re: Exact rail waffle box truck swap
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2014, 09:27:00 PM »
ER will replace the trucks if asked. Make sure you request the unpainted ones as the paint seems to be the cause of the warping. You could also replace the trucks with BLMA's 70T roller bearing kit. These are a direct swap out.
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