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Replacement Motor?

Discussion in 'Meyer / Diamond Products Discussion' started by sjwrangler, Nov 16, 2009.

  1. sjwrangler

    sjwrangler Member
    Messages: 77

    My motor seems to be drawing a lot of power, tends to nearly kill engine at idle when lifting ram, with no plow at 60 degrees. Battery and alternator is new, cleaned all contacts. Was thinking of replacing motor. Dealer wanted $160+ for new motor, ebay has aftermarkets for much less, less than $50. Anyone have any experience with these motors?
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2009
  2. fordzilla1155

    fordzilla1155 Senior Member
    Messages: 127

    Remember you get what you pay for. Most fleabay motors are made with cheap housings. The motor windings are an alloy that makes for a weaker motor. I would stick to a meyers, napa or get yours rebuilt;
  3. sjwrangler

    sjwrangler Member
    Messages: 77

    Napa has the same motor?

    I did not know that..............
  4. 3L4P

    3L4P Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    i had the same problem it ended up being the top cap on my e 60 for some reason
    it was seizing up the ram. just a thought!