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

Jim is a great guy, I'd trust that if he fixed it, its in good running
order. He stands by his work.

Ben <[email protected]> wrote:
> Actually, I hit Google to get more details on the model, and found this:
>
> http://electricmotorcycles.net/modules/weblog/details.php?blog_id=88
>
> Key part -
>
> "It arrived damaged :(
>
> The guys at thunderstruck-ev were very cooperative, and arranged to
> have the motor shipped down to Portland, where Jim from hi-torque
> electric replaced the cracked rear bell and checked out the commutor
> and brushes, and shipped it back. I'm now waiting for it."
>
> Accompanied by the same picture seen on EVAlbum. So, I would assume
> the sale is of the Jim Husted-repaired motor, not the damaged one.
>
> Ben
>
>
> On 10/30/07, Bruce Weisenberger <[email protected]> wrote:
> > 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.
> > >
> > > On Oct 30, 2007 10:41 AM, 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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