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marc.fenner.5 posted:

Hi all, The motor has packed up on my c5 and wondered if there was a new similar motor on the market or if I would have to replace with a second hand motor? Any info would be great If the only way is to replace with a second hand motor does anyone have one spare for sale? Many thanks Marc
posted on: 07/09/2014 07:23:39

Ray1 posted:

Hi! There is currently one for sale on eBay. Go to: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SINCLAIR-C5-MOTOR-GEARBOX-BRAND-NEW-UNUSED-OLD-STOCK-/221540517553?pt=UK_Collectables_Bicycle_RL&hash=item3394d806b1 good luck Ray
posted on: 07/09/2014 15:06:08

marc.fenner.5 posted:

Unfortunately I don't have that sort of money spare for one. Hoping to find a second hand unit
posted on: 07/09/2014 15:31:22

Area51 posted:

Hi there is probably nothing wrong with your motor Other than brushes may be one is sticking Try and pull the copper braid a few times on each brush And the brushes should move freely in there boxes and maybe You could polish the commutator this will help Other than that there is not a lot to go wrong I dout the armature will be at fault try moving The brushes and then connect the motor Direct across a battery
posted on: 07/09/2014 16:28:08

dave posted:

Your so helpfull area lol did you find me a motor mate ? Seen a motor at work out off a ride on pallet truck 48 volt trouble is how do I get it out without them noing at work
posted on: 13/09/2014 18:37:52

Area51 posted:

Hello Dave good to here from you no I havn't Found a motor yet it is difficult to get the motor gearbox Combination right but I expect there is one out there Somewhere How fast is the pallet truck lol
posted on: 13/09/2014 20:34:38

dave posted:

About 10 mph lol
posted on: 14/09/2014 18:08:51

Area51 posted:

Lol
posted on: 14/09/2014 20:52:49