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PostPosted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:21 pm 
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There we go then, thanks! Must be very thin, no wonder its fraught with problems. So I suppose if it looks like the copper wire is touching the main steel body, it probably isn't, because of the enamel.

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...to be honest the standard reg/rec aint that bad, it's the location that's a problem......they all get red hot and need to be out in the breeze.

On another note, Maz previously said the above, but if I do want to change to a Mosfet, which do I get, or are they all basically the same? There's some one ebay for example, for under £100...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mosfet-Volta ... SwbtNaAbmr

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:45 pm 
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The copper wire is coated in shellac, the burning out appears
to be due to overheating due to inadequate oil, hence extra oil spray hole.
oil cooling winding, basically i feel the stator is on occasions running max charge, I am unsure if it has a control module, I have no doubt we will find out!
early Norton ones were encapsulated due to vibration failure!
that does not look very tidy but functional, i have been involved in water pumps that require rewinds for many years

wire thickness and number of turns govern output followed by correct sequence, This would be done by hand big motor stators done on machine
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5LHrD6OFS4

very neat!

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..takes me back to my apprenticeship :yup:

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:12 pm 
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Received my rotor back from Demeanour Customs, nice little oil jet...

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:14 pm 
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That's pretty. Thanks for the pic, I had never actually seen this (very expensive) hole before...

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:01 pm 
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It looks like even worse value for money when you see it from the other side.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:51 pm 
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It looks like even worse value for money when you see it from the other side.

how much?


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:10 pm 
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FerrisBueller wrote:
Received my rotor back from Demeanour Customs, nice little oil jet...

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Nice one


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:12 pm 
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nigelbread wrote:
FerrisBueller wrote:
It looks like even worse value for money when you see it from the other side.

how much?



£100 I think


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:12 pm 
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FerrisBueller wrote:
It looks like even worse value for money when you see it from the other side.

But money well spent so I understand...

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:54 am 
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Kiwi wrote:
nigelbread wrote:
FerrisBueller wrote:
It looks like even worse value for money when you see it from the other side.

how much?

£100 I think


£138 (It was £100, but then VAT and P&P)

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2018 1:03 am 
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Its all back together now. The hardest thing turned out to be threading the stator wires back up to under the seat. Thank god I left a red wire there when I yanked it out, but it was still pretty tough...

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:32 pm 
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By the way, my battery is now getting a pretty healthy and steady 14.21V.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:33 pm 
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Great news

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