<VV> OT: Thru Bolts from Corvair Generator or similar

marshmountain . marsh.mountain at gmail.com
Wed Feb 26 10:50:24 EST 2014


You can also check this link from Metric & Multistandard Corp:


Good luck!

Peter Marsh

Hudson Valley, NY

On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 9:31 AM, John Beck <jb30343 at windstream.net> wrote:

> Sorry about the off topic post but my fellow Corvair owners seem like a
> good place to turn with this.
> I burned up the electric motor on a small concrete mixer.  I found a
> nearly identical replacement motor; 48Y frame, 1/3 HP...  The only
> problem I see with it is that the threaded portion of the "thru bolts"
> on the new motor don't protrude past the nuts.  My mixer is designed to
> use these stud like protrusions to mount the motor.  The easy solution
> I'm hoping for is to find some longer "thru bolts".
> The original bolts in the new motor are 6 7/8" (not including the head)
>   and look like they are #8 or #10.  I'd have to remove one of the nuts
> to be 100% sure of the diameter and thread pitch.  I need bolts that are
> about 1/4"+ longer than the originals.  I don't have a Corvair generator
> lying around but it seems like the bolts on those in the ballpark of
> what I need.
> Anyone have some or know the dimensions or have a pile of dead electric
> motors in your garage or have a good idea on where I should look????  I
> found a manufacturer of these bolts on the internet.  I'm not looking to
> have them manufactured.  I just need four bolts of a workable size.
> Ideas welcome.  Many Thanks.  --J.B.
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