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Can this be done?  Do I need to simply swap trucks and couplers (Marx "butterfly" couplers) or is it more complicated than that?  I'd like to get some AF heavy weight Pennsy passenger cars for one train.  I have Marx locomotives, and one should work size wise.



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I have a lot of S gauge heavyweight passenger cars, including two sets in PRR livery. One PRR set is American Flyer by Lionel, the other set is American Models. These cars scale to 72' at 1/64th scale, they are about 12" long. I also have a lot of original Gilbert S gauge HW passenger cars but they were never made in PRR livery. I imagine that O gauge trucks can be installed although these cars were designed and manufactured long after the original Gilbert 1/64 scale O gauge passenger cars were last made in 1941.

The tightest radius these passenger cars will run on is 18", that would be O-36. Even if the steps on the chassis are cut off these cars will not run on standard O gauge track (O-31.)

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