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  1. ADC FB1-4001, Question about arcing/brushes

    Electric Motors
    Hello All, I was wondering if someone could give me some pointers on my ADC 9". I'm using it in a garden tractor for pulling. I am not pushing a ton of amperage yet (550 mid track about 650 peak right at spin out), but on my first several passes it seemed to be arcing, possibly excessively...
  2. Contactor bleed-over loss of power

    Technical Discussion
    I just converted a 94 Probe to electric, 144V, Curtis 1231C. I was stopped at a light, when trying to go, had loss of power to the motor, then started. I got 1/2 a block away from home and it died again, this time permanently. Later, I found as the main contactor was engaged and power started...
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