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Old May 06, 2011, 09:54 AM
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Wicked 60mm EDF Fan Unit Shaft adapter

Hi Don,

I bought the Wicked 60mm EDF Fan Unit for my Alfa Mig-15.
The 3mm hole in the shaft adapter is a really tight fit past the other side of the grub screws. I ordered a 3mm drill bit and was getting ready to drill it out, but then I thought perhaps the motor shaft is designed to be press fit into the adapter past the grub screw holes, but if I did that, I would never get it off again.

So the question is should I drill out the hole so it will fit all the way down the motor shaft? I'm thinking it's either intentional for a press fit, or the drilling and tapping of the grub screw holes caused the tight fit.

Thanks,
Dave
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Old May 06, 2011, 04:58 PM
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Sometimes they come tight from the factory. You can drill it. You might just be able to spin the drill bit with your fingers as sometimes it is just a burr from the cross holes for the setscrew.

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