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1973 246 GTS blower motor help

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  1. 4redude

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    My guess, is someone cobbled together a Lucas radiator cooling fan motor , p/n 75825, onto the original blower motor housing.
     
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    Jeremy, I have a dear friend in Italy that finds some of the parts I do not have access to,
    owns some of the most amazing cars and rare pieces of kit.

    He is not in this business but has helped me heaps in very odd items, not Dino oriented, has connections to the Vatican:)

    If you are in dire needs for the housing, I can enquire.
    Yet, if you have most of it, you can most likely pull a mold from the crumbs. Any good glass-man/fabricator can do it.

    Regards, Alberto


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    Great, thanks for the information. If we decide to go that route I will be sure to keep you in mind.
     
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    Glad to be of help Jeremy...

    Regards, Alberto
     
  5. synchro

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    That is definitely a ventilation fan for the optional Dino A/C system, more popular in the USA than Europe and many parts are from the USA.
    I'll bet the cracked housing pinned the impeller blade causing stress and failure to the motor.
    Your next big increase in performance would come from cleaning that evaporator out
     
  6. swift53

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    There is a 300 degree metal band inside the vacu-formed squirrel cage with three welded nuts (oversized)
    held by 3 tiny rivets. On this, the blower motor is fastened. Overall, a very weak design.

    Dino, was partially made by 'Monogram'...

    The only long lasting solution, is to recast the whole shebang in fibreglass, with the metal flange embedded.

    Regards, Alberto

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    Regrets about the double photo ....
     
  8. synchro

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    Are these flange seals for the compressor?
    Thank you
     
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