<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.

Dale Dewald
Hancock, MI

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