A quick update

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Just a quick update on my Piaggio Boxer EV. I had originally thought I had burnt out a motor lead when I put it away for the winter. Taking it apart a few weeks ago, it turns out that it looks like I've shorted out the motor itself. Most likely some FOD (foreign object debris) got kicked into the motor housing, shorting out one of the stators.

I bought a replacement motor from HobbyKing but when it arrived, it turned out to be longer and larger than the original, necessitating some redesign of the motor mount. More photos to follow.

But all has been installed and my test run last night was a success. So it looks like it's back in action just in time for the summer.

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This page contains a single entry by Karen Nakamura published on May 9, 2011 1:55 PM.

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