Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Latest Threads
Whaaat? Chuggington is Back?
Last Post: DalaGStanator
Yesterday 11:29 PM
» Replies: 7
» Views: 165
Mini Review: Plarail 60th Anniversary Be...
Last Post: Super
Yesterday 06:50 PM
» Replies: 5
» Views: 80
Un-Boxing Video of Thomas's Boulder Moun...
Last Post: Super
Yesterday 12:16 PM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 54
Plarail Disney Dream Railway IronMan and...
Last Post: Super
Yesterday 12:08 PM
» Replies: 18
» Views: 3906
Shinkansen Transformation Robo: Shinkali...
Last Post: Trainfanz
07-18-2019 10:54 AM
» Replies: 495
» Views: 70526
LEGO Hidden Side Sets
Last Post: leylandvictory2
07-18-2019 10:22 AM
» Replies: 14
» Views: 156
A Bit Different View
Last Post: Super
07-17-2019 06:44 PM
» Replies: 3
» Views: 100
Plarails 60th Best Selection Set
Last Post: Super
07-17-2019 07:50 AM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 77
thomas and friends mini series
Last Post: Pablo392
07-16-2019 02:02 PM
» Replies: 2783
» Views: 1355699
Early Thomas Customs + other Japanese th...
Last Post: Super
07-16-2019 10:58 AM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 122
Super's Mod's, Customs & Layout
Last Post: Super
07-15-2019 10:17 PM
» Replies: 357
» Views: 134593
A Few Take 'n' Plays...
Last Post: Nigels
07-15-2019 10:33 AM
» Replies: 16
» Views: 721

Philip trackmaster 2 rear wheel conversion
This is my version of how you replace the rear wheels and do the light chassis mods in order to get it to work properly on the older blue tracks. I know that other people have done this mod before so this is just my take (also my first attempt at video editing!)

This is my first attempt at using video editing, the following video shows how I did this mod from the beginning to the end where he takes lap on our track.

I did do this mod on my washing machine with a large white board laying on top, my workbench is full of other projects i'm currently working on,

Also as mentioned in the video so far Philip's body is the only one that did not need ANY mods in order to prevent wheel rub, I've done about 6 of these so far.

I hope that it helps out anyone who is interested in doing this mod.

The only dissapointment in Philip is how his train number is a bit scrubbed off on the right hand side, it must have gotten packaged to early and rubbed or it was moving to fast in production somehow,
[-] The following 1 user Likes anc6802's post:
  • ripley802
You say in the video that you didn't need to modify Phillip's body shell, but that you did have to modify the shells of Ryan, Timothy, etc. I'm curious as to what body mods you found were necessary on those (because I did Ryan without noticing this requirement).

Excellent video, by the way.
Thats an excellent "How-To" video Anc, well done. Boy, doesn't Phillip look tiny next to Boco?
[Image: super-smiley-emoticon.gif]
In order to get the bodies to fit right on them I had to open up the cutouts for the rear wheels because the older wheels are much bigger.

Charlie, was the hardest because I wanted his side rods to tuck into the body at their highest stroke. I had to grind open the wheel wells and the sides of the inner body so it fit nice.

Thanks ChrisJo, and Super, Yeah BoCo looks almost twice the length, thats the only real issue I have with the tm2 trains other than the rear wheels, is the scale is off.
[-] The following 1 user Likes anc6802's post:
  • Super
When I did the wheel swap on Talking Percy I had to chop allot away from the front and the back. Nice video too Smile
[-] The following 1 user Likes Ucwepn's post:
  • Super

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
You have to register before you can post on our site.



Private Messages
Please login or register to use this functionality.

» Members: 596
» Latest member: mariofs
» Forum threads: 3,259
» Forum posts: 35,777

Full Statistics

Online Staff
There are no staff members currently online.

Who's online
There are currently no members online.