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Old 09-15-2004, 06:36 PM   #1
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i have all these little bits of magnent (i think) around the outter edges of the big mags in the can the best way i can describe it is like little grains of salf that are black and their magnentized and the buggy blast wont get them off because of the magnetic field?
the just build up around the magnent edges and the exhaust ports on the can i dont think the effect proformance the just bother me???? any addvice on how to get rid of them
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Old 09-15-2004, 07:31 PM   #2
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They aren't magnet shavings but little pieces of iron that have been attracted by the magnets. Best way I have found to get rid of them is to take the motor apart and spray it out then wipe out the inside with a shop rag. Give the bearing a drop or two of oil and reassemble EXACTLY the way it was before you took it apart. If you havent taken a motor a part pay attention to wear the timing marks are pointing, which side is positive and negative on the can, and the shims inside the motor.
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Old 09-15-2004, 07:35 PM   #3
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A small neodymium magnet seems to work good in picking up small pieces of iron from motor magnets.
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at our club those fillings are from the overhanging heaters above the track whan they heat up they get red hot and little fillings come of em
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I spray out the can with motor spray then blow it out with compressed air. It gets em clean as new for me.
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at our club those fillings are from the overhanging heaters above the track whan they heat up they get red hot and little fillings come of em
that sucks, just one more thing to clean after a race
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Old 09-19-2004, 01:58 AM   #7
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espeshally when they get under the magnets at the bottem of the can it takes ages to get em out
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