KB64: Walthers/Life-Like F7

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Application Note: Walthers/Life-Like F7 H0-Scale steps needed for the DH163D DH123D decoder installation.

Remove packing protectors screwed to coupler pockets:

Carefully remove shell by spreading sides at side windows:

Here's an alternate method for removing the loco shell - our F7 unit had a particularly stubborn shell.

In place of the X-acto knives pictured, we recommend toothpicks or something a little safer..

Remove DC Plug (or a DC Printed Circuit Board in this case) from the wiring harness:

DC Plug shown removed:

Plug DH123D or DH163D decoder to 9 pin wire harness and mount it as shown:

Reinstall loco shell.

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