Customs: how do you add wheels to a custom?

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  1. siniquezu

    siniquezu Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys.
    I know that to detach wheels, you heat the axel until it loosens the wheel and pull it out. As far as adding it somewhere else, do I use the same method? Will the wheels still function? Thanks!
     
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    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    Nah, i don't think so,the pin will have deformed too much. All you have to do is get some styrene tubing (same diameter as he axle), glue it in place on the car frame, and slide the wheel over. Glue some styrene sheet on the end to stop the wheel falling off. Done.
     
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    I use the soldering gun method. I was apprehensive about the reattachment as it was recommended to do everything in reverse...low and behold it worked and actually I was able to make a tighter fit.
     
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    1. Use the Pin Removal Tutorial to remove the original wheel.
    2. To reattach the wheel or add a new wheel, simply press the pin back in. I usually use a center hole punch to secure it in tightly.

    For every custom I've done that uses wheels, that's been my method.
     

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