I purchased an Atlas GP38-2 in an attempt to one day convert it into a GP22 Tier 4 locomotive that way all my locomotives will be very efficient.
Tomorrow I’ll receive a GP38-2 shell to replace my GP40 shell and then the upgrades can begin 😀
And after a day.. I received my GP38 shell that I’ll pretend is a GP38-2 and started to modify both a little by adding A/C, rear view mirrors, sun shades, z scale couplers and some paint upgrades.
After several days I was able to get my GP38 to run well and nearly match the speed of the GP38-2. I had to do a bit of modding and some lube comes today for another tuneup before more speed matching. They look great together!