Frequently Asked Questions - F59PH Locomotive Kit
F59 locomotive kits. both phase III and II
The F59ph frmae (both PHIII and PHII) can be motorized in one of the 2 options:
A. Use Mechanism from Atlas™ GP38/40 model.
B. NWSL's "Stanton" HO scale drive unit
Frame ready to accept Atlas's™ GP38/40 Mechanism.
In order to motorized you'll need the following parts (Atlas part numbers, available directly from Atlas):
Motor: Item #891100
Trucks Item #9890300
Link Shaft: 920115, 920113
Crossing joint 920112
Worm set 850318
Thrust washer 850319
Trucks Item # 9890300
Another option to motorized the locomotive is NWSL's™ 'Stanton' drive unit. A simpler way to motorize the locomotive as the tracks have the motor already built-in.
You'll need the 9'-00" wheel base, 40" diameter wheel version.