Need to extend the motor driveshaft
|82 forum posts|
I have fitted an Overlander motor to my near built dawn flyer. It has a shaft on a flange that bolts to the motor drive, unfortuneatly it is a trivel short if I am to mount a proper looking front plate/fuse trim. Can I pack out the mounting a tad for the extra length.In that case will it upset the angles etc
Are all such shafts interchangeable between makes?
Can you replace with a longer shaft?.
I have seen advertised 'Shaft extentions' that appear to screw onto the shaft but have an output shaft 1 mm larger than the original.Are these interchangeable.
Are shafts available that are variable in length.
Should I just leave it due to altering the down thrust etc and live with not lookig bang on.
Thank you in advance Barry
|ken anderson.||02/08/2020 16:46:09|
8747 forum posts
hello basil, cant you extend the mount for the motor to save you a bit of faffing on?
ken anderson...ne..1...faffing on dept.
|Keith Berriman||02/08/2020 16:59:44|
|780 forum posts|
I am with Ken here can you put a packing piece behind the motor mount to bukhead maybe check screw lengths
|82 forum posts|
Ken & Kieth, that was one of my thoughts ,but the only access to the mounting screws is from the front. Thats OK but there are the ajustment washers between motor and b/head to give the orientations. It would be extremely difficult to get access to them . Just had some more thoughts along these lines I could remove one of the parts in the way and remake!!!!!, I'll let the brain tic over a bit. Thanks Barry
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