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andries.moss posted:

Hi all as you can see, I have been busy at work today.Flapper

posted on: 21/05/2014 19:05:22

andries.moss posted:

My repaired insert sort of worked.Not on 24v though.
New insert ready to go in, but I was advised by Chas to make some cooling holes.
posted on: 21/05/2014 19:12:32

andries.moss posted:

The middle thingy.

posted on: 21/05/2014 19:52:45

andries.moss posted:

Plastic bit off and masking tape over the magnets. Ready for cooling holes to be drilled.

posted on: 21/05/2014 19:55:52

Area51 posted:

Good job so far Andries the motor looks fine
posted on: 21/05/2014 20:28:59

andries.moss posted:

Thanks Area 51

Holes drilled and back together.

posted on: 21/05/2014 20:56:30

andries.moss posted:

Greased and ready for gearbox. BigGrin

posted on: 21/05/2014 20:58:32

andries.moss posted:

Finished motor.
It is now back in the C5 and purring away happily on 24V.

posted on: 21/05/2014 21:02:01

andries.moss posted:

Now I want a night time test run....
posted on: 21/05/2014 21:04:35

andries.moss posted:

All good after two test runs. Max speed 43 kph / 26.5 mph. Only major problem now is the brakes. Ha ha What brakes.
Tomorrow I will try a 12 mile loop to simulate the distance to my work.
posted on: 24/05/2014 10:07:33

dave posted:

Does them little holes help with cooling ?
posted on: 24/05/2014 19:32:40

Dan posted:

Great job you've done with the motor, those holes look like they'd help a lot
posted on: 24/05/2014 19:35:57

andries.moss posted:

The holes do help. I thought I maybe could have made them a bit bigger. But it did not get too hot.
posted on: 30/05/2014 10:13:13