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Old 06-12-2011, 08:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Using components in a gas generator as a motor?

Is it possible? It seems like if the generator can make x kilowatts of power that you could use the electric motor(it would have to be a brushless motor to make the power right?) as a motor. Would this be possible? I've seen fairly cheap generators that have 5kw or capacity and I was wondering if it would be possible to get out the motor and use it as a 5kw motor.

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You are taking about taking the alternator out of a gas engine generator and using that alternator as your drive motor? yes, it can be done, but it's not going to be cheap or easy.
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Ok thanks, I thought it might be cheaper but I guess not.

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