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You know I have a GE Motor with an adaptor plate for a VW air-Cooled transaxle...to use this you would need to cut the end of your transmission shaft...

I also have a 11 inch sepex DC Motor that has an adaptor plate welded to it along with a hub.

I also have a kaylor adaptor plate with a starter generator that I might part with...

I could possibly part with one of these three setups... most likely the third one..
 

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You know I have a GE Motor with an adaptor plate for a VW air-Cooled transaxle...to use this you would need to cut the end of your transmission shaft...

I also have a 11 inch sepex DC Motor that has an adaptor plate welded to it along with a hub.

I also have a kaylor adaptor plate with a starter generator that I might part with...

I could possibly part with one of these three setups... most likely the third one..
The GE Motor is the typical one used the 5BT1346B50 Motor ...
 

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Looking for reasonably priced plate and coupler for my VW conversion.
Thank you!
What do you consider reasonable? Many adapters hold their value quite well and most are not sold cheaply. They are expensive and don't wear out. First we need to know what motor you have that you need adapted.
 

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I have Advanced DC FB1-4001 and I'm on the market for adapter plate.
First, I was thinking to make my own, but if someone wants to sell...
 

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I have Advanced DC FB1-4001 and I'm on the market for adapter plate.
First, I was thinking to make my own, but if someone wants to sell...
You will be better off buying one. I'd also suggest you use the coupler that EVWest sells that is an interference fit so it won't come apart over time. I'd also suggest you build utilizing your original clutch. Be sure you have excellent brakes because the DC setups have no regeneration available. So I'd at least convert the front brakes to disc brakes minimum. Don't skimp on the brakes, you will need them to be in top condition all the time with a DC system. As soon as you take the foot off the throttle you are freewheeling. No motor braking available. Just know that. I know what it is like to try to stop a DC driven VW with older stock brakes.
 

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You will be better off buying one. I'd also suggest you use the coupler that EVWest sells that is an interference fit so it won't come apart over time. I'd also suggest you build utilizing your original clutch. Be sure you have excellent brakes because the DC setups have no regeneration available. So I'd at least convert the front brakes to disc brakes minimum. Don't skimp on the brakes, you will need them to be in top condition all the time with a DC system. As soon as you take the foot off the throttle you are freewheeling. No motor braking available. Just know that. I know what it is like to try to stop a DC driven VW with older stock brakes.
Thank you for the recommendations!
 
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