Jon, if the coupler height is correct with the shim and the car is higher than some of your other hoppers. Then this hopper must be a different design and maybe was made higher. I do not have the cars you are talking about, but know I have seen different height hoppers while watching trains.
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While putting in .088 wheelsets in the trucks I
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