*** ATHEARN PARTS *** BLUE BOX * RTR * GENESIS * CUSTOM BUILT DD40 powered mechanism * DC/DCC READY * all parts mint/new except the drive wheels * NEW, CUSTOM BUILT by me * started with a never used dummy locomotive UNDERFRAME AND DUMMY TRUCKS ** * airbrushed a new 4 coat black paint job on the underframe * geared the trucks and left the original paint on the sideframes ( SINCE YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO BUY NEW PARTS FOR THE DD40s`, I USED SOME LIKE NEW WHEELS AND POLISHED THEM TO A SHINE * BRAND NEW TRUCK GEARS) (I DO HAVE SOME NEW PARTS FOR THESE) * then modified the underframe in the FRONT & REAR motor area a lot to use ALL 4 BRASS HEX FLYWHEELS * this model now has 2 NEW ATH84040 RTR MOTORS *** *** *** motors have NEW ATH84028 RTR Hi Performance mount pads with screws *** *** NEW ATH90115 HEX DOGBONE driveshafts and couplers connected to custom built 2 piece worm assys`~ I used the ATH34128 HP RTR & GENESIS worm gears and the GENESIS HP SD70/75 NYLON thrust washers * installed A NEW ATH90616 DC/DCC ADAPTOR BOARD & ATH90617 JUMPER FOR DC on the front motor and wired both motors in tandem * LATEST ATHEARN ADAPTOR BOARD WITH 8 OR 9 PIN DCC DECODER PLUGIN READY~ NO SOLDERING, JUST PLUG IN THE DECODER:) * installed NEW GENESIS front and rear low voltage directional lites * She is completely ready to use * just put the low voltage lites in the front & rear lens holes on your DD40 body shell and glue litely. . . .then snap the body on and go! *RAN THIS LOCOMOTIVE ON A STAND FOR ABOUT 20 MINUTES IN BOTH DIRECTIONS * VERY-VERY SMOOTH WITH THESE NEWER RTR SWITCHER MOTORS * FLYWHEELs ARE PERFECT! TOOK ME A LONG TIME TO BUILD ONE OF THESE DD40. .. .A VERY LONG TIME! I JUST DID NOT WANT TO CUT A VINTAGE FRAME, BUT IT DIDN'T HURT IT?! AMAZING how smooth the RTR motors are***everything is lubed and Ready-2-Roll*** I WILL BE BUILDING MORE OF THESE *** I have plenty of NEW & USED DD40 Body Shells for sale if you need one:) I have 9 DD40s` that I've never looked at yet.miss wesla ***JUST BECAUSE THIS LOCOMOTIVE IS DCC READY, DOES NOT MEAN THAT YOU HAVE TO USE IT. I'M EQUIPPING MOST OF MY DD40s` WITH THE 90616 ADAPTOR BOARD AND THE THE 90617 JUMPER BOARD FOR A BETTER OPERATING LOCOMOTIVE WITH THE 2 MOTORS * WILL RUN FOREVER ON DC JUST AS WELL, PLUS YOU GET THE ADVANTAGE OF SMOOTHER RUNNING DUAL MOTORS WITH EQUAL AMPERAGE FLOW, AND DIRECTIONAL LIGHTING * JUST A MECHANICALLY BETTER LOCOMOTIVE* ALL MY LOCOMOTIVES ARE DCC READY, BUT I ONLY USE IT FOR PERFORMANCE * DCC DECODERS ARE OPTIONAL * I LIKE THE DIRECTIONAL LIGHTING * THIS BABY IS POWERFULL! ***alwayz happy to combine shipping to save you $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ ! miss wesla~
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