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#1 CoHPhasor

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Posted 02 March 2021 - 04:54 AM

Hey everyone, I've seen threads here talking about bushings for the motor planetaries that should have NEVER EXISTED in a $3k mount.

Are there recorded sizes or paart numbers?
Anyone took pics/video with instructions on the process?
Now that I finally picked one up, I'm thinking about hedging my bets and either buying/modding some while it's still not hard to buy them, or just buying a pre-modded set if anyone was industrious enough to do this on the side.

Before I hear a ton of crap about it - those bushings, GUARANTEE premature failure, it is not a probability, so I'd rather get ahead of it.

Thanks in advance!

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Posted 02 March 2021 - 02:55 PM

As a matter of fact I just ordered some more as I am going to do another mount soon. It takes 2 per gearbox, side by side as the bearings only come in 2mm width. The actual size is: OD 8mmX ID 5mm X Width 2mm. Make sure you get ABEC7 type bearings. That code is for High Precision, Close tolerance. Do not get the Ceramic/Delrin(plastic) as they are not high precision. Only get the stainless. Also. You will have to pack the bearings with Super Lube Teflon grease.. 

 

Output shaft bearings(2 per gearbox):https://www.ebay.com...872.m2749.l2649

 

Internal output shaft bearing (1 per gearbox):https://www.ebay.com...872.m2749.l2649


Edited by moonrider, 02 March 2021 - 07:45 PM.



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