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

Yeah, I realized after reading that blog that he just used a
before-repair image for the motor. If Jim repaired it, it should be as
good as new.

Ben

Mark McCurdy <[email protected]> wrote:
> I called and left voicemail about him needing to update or retract the ad
> before I emailed EV list. He may have accidently uploaded the wrong
> picture...if so, hopefully he'll get it updated so he doesn't get a bad rep.
>
> I'm sure he's not trying to scam, otherwise he'd found a good picture online
> and photoshopped it a little for use on the tradin post.
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Travis Gintz" <[email protected]>
> To: "Electric Vehicle Discussion List" <[email protected]>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2007 10:26 PM
> Subject: 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.
> >
> > On Oct 30, 2007 8:21 PM, 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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