GE 9" DC Series Motor ready to install onto a VW Ghia.

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Kaylor Motor
Kaylor Motor Adaptor Electric Car Kit. This is installed in a 69 VW Ghia. We are testing a modern controller to power the old Starter/Generator motors for these Kits. These conversion kits were specifically built for the old VW platform. They work great but work best on the old fiberglass beach buggies.

Antique 90 year old General Electric motor inspection
( I first start the motor at about 10:40, you can skip to that if ya like) wow this is the crappiest camera work i've ever done. i never thought it'd be so awkward to record something with my tablet. about half way through i taped a putty knife to it so it'd atleast have a handle. still dont know why i was so jittery though xD ~~~~~~ Name Plate Reading ~~~~~~ Model Number: 20004 Type: SA Frame:147 Form:SI Volts: 110 AC Amps: 4.8 HP 1/4 Speed: 1725 RPM Cycles: 60 Single Phase Temp Rise: 40*C Time Rating: Continuous General Electric Co. Made in Schenectady ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ i think i will put this motor on my bicycle or maybe try to build a lathe. =) guess my next project should be a tripod mount for my Xoom ;p

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