I’m repairing a GG1 - The front trucks that mount to the “Drive type” truck behind it with a shoulder screw need repair. But, Ineed to know, if one trucks top plate has a bend near the shoulder screw area. As, in right on pictures  Or, should both be straight like truck on the right. I also noticed the bend on a truck I picked up at York????? So, wonder if this is something common that occurs..

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Chuck Sartor posted:

It should not be bent down. Careful when straightening. Don't put any pressure on the pilot casting or it is libel to snap off.

Thanks! Worth asking...not a big GG1 fan. So, never relay worked on one of these. 

I need to replace the pilot on one and side frame and wheels - bend axle. It will be a lot easier as they are off.

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