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Re: [EVDL] Broken motor advertised as "New" on ev tradin post

While not a motor expert. I'd pass on it. You have no idea of the internal
damage to the commutator or shaft. Also not knowing what caused that to
collapse could have caused secondary damage or internal shorting or torn
open wires.

On 10/30/07, Alan Brinkman <[email protected]> wrote:
>
> Ben,
>
> Get the model number of the motor and E-mail Advanced DC and see what a
> new end-cap would cost. Add in some time or cost to get it changed out
> and you have an idea of what you think it is worth. From my one E-mail
> to Advanced DC I received a motor outline drawing and performance curve.
> They seem helpful. If the motor needs a headband (screen over the brush
> holders) to keep out debris, you can order that at the same time.
>
> Good luck.
>
> Alan Brinkman
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On
> Behalf Of Ben
> Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2007 4:25 PM
> To: Electric Vehicle Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [EVDL] Broken motor advertised as "New" on ev tradin post
>
> I saw that a few days ago, that's what I thought. How repairable is
> that endcap (Jim?)
>
> Considered throwing a real lowball offer at the guy.
>
>
Mark McCurdy <[email protected]> wrote:
> >
> http://www.austinev.org/evtradinpost/index.php?method=showdetails&list=a
> dvertisement&rollid=1895&fromfromlist=classifiedscategory&fromfrommethod
> =showhtmllist&fromfromid=29
> >
> > New ADC 4002 Tropica Series-wound 20HP 72V
> >
> > Picture posted clearly shows the damage on the left, power stud and
> the part
> > of the cap it's bolted to is smashed in. Can see where it's cracked
> away
> > from the end cap.
> >
> > Just a head's up because the damage isn't obvious at first.
> >
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