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Generator gear

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Post Sun Jun 10, 2007 6:25 pm

Posts: 184
Location: Naples, Florida
A few days ago I had my 32e generator go out on my 48U. Had a spare on the shelf with the knucklehead gear ( non-slinger) since I was rushed, I just slapped it on without changinging the gear. Have since run about 200 miles without a problem. I don't have any oil blowing out the breather and everything seems fine. Whats the big deal if I just leave it like this? Is the slinger gear all that important on the side valve motor?

Post Mon Jun 11, 2007 6:10 am

Posts: 1642
Location: Interlaken, NY USA

I don't any generator or gear at all on Frankenstein, and haven't had any problems for years. I suppose there should be more mist passing through, but I haven't noticed it.
Good luck.
Dr Dick

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