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Old 10-23-2009, 01:22 AM   #7 (permalink)
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That's some serious copper.

Have they figured out what makes them short out? Electric motors are notoriously robust, their main enemy being heat. In an oil bath I suppose debris might also pose a hazard. Is there a fluid cooler on these? Who winds them? I'm guessing it's Nippon Denso.

I need a new alias... how bout rapidfirequestionboy?

I gather MG2 failure is a pretty rare occurrence.

I found some OEM shop manuals on ebay. I guess I should get the 2003. They seem to be about $130-150 a set.
Vortex generators are old tech. My new and improved vortex alternators are unstoppable.

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