<VV> OT: Thru Bolts from Corvair Generator or similar
Dale K Dewald
dkdewald at pasty.net
Thu Feb 27 07:02:39 EST 2014
On 2/26/2014 10:18, John Beck wrote:
> 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.
What about using the bolts from the old motor?
I learned a long time ago never to throw away the old part until its
replacement was installed and working.
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