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Who's Ready For a Modernized GP38?

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Posted by BaltACD on Sunday, February 7, 2021 8:10 PM

Lithonia Operator
I just think the air filter box up there just kills it. Otherwise (albeit a huge "otherwise") it looks fine. The paint scheme is okay; I like it, actually.

Without the airbox and its filters the engine itself would die in the sands of Arabia

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Posted by LensCapOn on Thursday, February 11, 2021 12:31 PM

Modernized GP38?  How about a modernized SDL39!

 

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Posted by M636C on Thursday, February 11, 2021 6:36 PM

LensCapOn

Modernized GP38?  How about a modernized SDL39!

 

 

https://www.progressrail.com/en/Segments/RollingStock/Locomotives/FreightLocomotives/SDL38.html

There you go: same trucks, 8-710 ECO engine.

Outside Saudi Arabia you could skip the air filters.

Note, the SDL38 is loco 4321.

3534 is a modified SD50, illustration included in error.

Peter

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