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    Default Axle Length question

    Measured the axle length on my atlas car at .56 and found a set of metal wheels at a .55 axle length.

    So my question is can I use these wheels being the length is .1 difference as I don't want to have issues with the truck and runability of this car.

    Any help is much appreciated
    Last edited by Caribou; 11th Jan 2020 at 04:06 PM.
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    I don't understand the question, @Vince. Let's just say there's a lot of "static" in your post.

    If understand, the axle length of the Atlas wheelset is .560" (actually .563") and replacement metal wheelset is .550" (if it's a Fox Valley wheelset, it's .553"). Then you might have a problem with .010" too much side play.

    But it's probably worth trying just to see if it works.

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    Paul it's new to me also but you did figure it out thanks for deciphering my gibberish.

    Sorry bout that math/calculations are one of my bad subjects.
    Last edited by Caribou; 3rd Feb 2020 at 12:37 AM.
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