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Complete Power Chassis - Available with Can &/or MicroMotors, As Appropriate.

Each Proto Power West chassis is hand assembled to insure the finest quality and reliability. Twenty eight steps are required to complete each chassis, including:

  •  Motor cavity of frame is filled with an average of 3 oz.. of lead and shaped to fit motor
  •  Frames are custom machined to accept certain shells or represent certain protoypes (where applicable)
  •  Powerful, low current draw can motor is attached to modified frame with urethane foam tape (to absorb vibration)
  •  Custom made precision brass flywheels with Athearn couplings are fitted to motor shafts
  •  Flexible multi-stranded wire is hand soldered to motor leads for trouble free electrical continuity with motor to truck
  •  Connection made with removable spade tabs
  •  Motor to chassis ground eyelet is pressed into predrilled hole in chassis for reliable conductivity
  •  Athearn trucks are disassembled and the components are closely inspected, adjusted and fine tuned prior to reassembly
  •  Labelle #102 and #106 lubricants are applied to all drive components where needed

Key Benefits

  •  Smoother starting and stopping
  •  More realistic control at all speeds
  •  Greater pulling power and improved electrical contact
  •  Improved reliability
  •  Improved multiple unit compatibility
  •  Every powered chassis comes ready-to-run and includes appropriate sideframes and air tanks (where applicable)
ATHEARN - Complete running PPW chassis with Athearn frame and trucks
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DESCRIPTION PART #  PRICE SHOP
AC4400, C44-9W 44402  

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F7,FT,F9 32402  

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F45 36502 $110.00

FP45 37502  

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F45 Micro motor 36504  

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GP 9 31602  

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GP35 42302  

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GP38-2 52802  

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GP60/50/GP40-2 52552  

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PA ("A" or "B") 38802  

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SD40-2 56625  

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SD40T-2 - D&RGW 83100  

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SD45,SDP-40 41902  

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SW 7,S12 37302  

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SW1500 37402  

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UB 34602  

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UC 35502  

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RS-3 39202  

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RPP = Rail Power Products . FR= Front Range. All others use stock or modified Athearn frames
RAIL POWER PRODUCTS (RPP) - Complete running PPW chassis with Athearn frame and trucks
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DESCRIPTION PART #  PRICE SHOP
8-40B (RPP) (#34702 & #34702-1 include RPP FB2 sideframes) 34702 $114.00

8-40CW (RPP) (43102 & 43102-1 include Smokey Valley GSC sideframes) 43102  

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9-44CW (RPP) Note! 46902  &46902-1 include RPP sideframes) 46902  

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B23-7 (RPP) 34602  

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C30-7/C32-8(RPP) 35502  

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CF 7 (RPP) 38702  

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GP35 (RPP) 55519 $108.00

GP40X RPP (#52663 & #52663-1 include RPP GP40X Sideframes) 52663  

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GP60, (RPP) 52662  

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GP60B (RPP) 52772 $144.00

SD 7/9 (RPP) 88402  

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SD45/40/38(RPP) 45802   OUT OF STOCK
SD45-2 (RPP) 58802 $134.00

SD60/60M (RPP) 60102  

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SD90 Mac (RPP) 90902  

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RPP = Rail Power Products . FR= Front Range. All others use stock or modified Athearn frames
OTHERS - Complete running PPW chassis with Athearn frame and trucks
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DESCRIPTION PART #  PRICE SHOP
AHM C-Liner Special  

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Bachmann BQ23-7 53324  

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PPW E-Unit (57702 Frame is custom machined)
E-unit sideframes
available separately # 29300
57702  

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F40PH (Chassis & frames are custom machined and include  battery box and air tanks) 53402  

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Train Miniature, Walthers, Alco FA, & ModelPower Shark 54413  

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Front Range GP 7/9 39902/92020  

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Bachmann, Lionel GP30 51102  

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Stewart U25B 34502 $105.00

RPP = Rail Power Products . FR= Front Range. All others use stock or modified Athearn frames

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