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I have recently purchased a couple nice sets of Pegasus tires. Love em.

My problem is how do you connect these to the kits?

Most revell kits use a pin set-up and in my ignorance cannot figure out how to get these to connect.

Help this big dummy with connecting his wheels to his ride.... biggrin.gif

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I have recently purchased a couple nice sets of Pegasus tires. Love em.

My problem is how do you connect these to the kits?

Most revell kits use a pin set-up and in my ignorance cannot figure out how to get these to connect.

Help this big dummy with connecting his wheels to his ride.... biggrin.gif

Cut, fit, mill, or drill the hubs.....or a combination of all!

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The kit suspenssion I file flat and drill a 1/16" hole. Glue in a piece of 1/16" Evergreen rod. I normally use Tenax for that. Let dry. Cut the rod to length. Sometimes the stub in the middle of the Pegasus wheel needs to be shortened to fit under the wheelwheels. I use a Dremel tool for that portion. When haappy with the offset, glue the wheel to the Evergreen stub.

I'm pretty sure it's 1/16" Evergreen, but would have to check for sure. The size I use fits the Pegasus wheels just perfect.

Edited by crazyjim

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I just drill out the wheel hub a little, but I like Jim's idea (although I would use brass rod because its stronger). If you decide to drill, make sure it's straight and you don't go through the wheel face.

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would it still turn though or does this make it a static wheel ?

i really dont like building models with wheels that dont turn

thats one of the great things on the old MPC kit, that solid rear axle will take just about any wheel you can find

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Why do you want them to turn????? dry.gif

just a pet peeve of mine a guess

i wouldnt wanna glue the hood shut either

(odly enough i dont bother opening the trunk or doors)

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I always glue the wheels solid!

And I'm a stickler for a nicely detailed engine, even if the car has a hood, but I pay no attention at all to chassis detail!

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i really dont like building models with wheels that dont turn

Why do you want them to turn????? :blink:

He's actually playing with them late at night and doesn't want us to know that!!! :blink::lol::lol:

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He's actually playing with them late at night and doesn't want us to know that!!! B)B):P

after hearing how i wetsand my models that shouldnt surprise you ;)

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