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I put my Yugo up on the hoist today and noticed quite a bit of wear in my shaft coupler..

Looks like I should have used a better lube on it. The teeth on both gears are getting very thin.

Will post pictures when I get it apart. The roads are too snowy now to drive it, so will pull the motor and check brushes also.

DC motor torque is awesome, even for a 8HP motor.:eek:
 

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been a couple of years since I did this last: you might have a small mis-alignment on the shafts which could cause the tooth wear. Or you are smooshing the elastomeric spacer from over torque. 13K ain't too bad however. I'm Jealous.
 

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While I have the car apart, I am going to put the battery pack behind the front seats, so I can heat them up easier for cold weather driving.

What size welding cable is recommended for running from there to the front? #2 or #4.

What is the physical diameter of the actual wire itself?

The length will probably be 6 feet.

I looked in the WIKI , but didn't find any suggestions.
 
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