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Old 03-16-2011, 07:33 PM   #15
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No go.

The amp rating I gave him was just the rule when converting watts to amps..

On 3/16/2011 4:59 PM,
I have a KTM 950 Super Enduro that keeps blowing VR's the stator is
450watts = 37.5 amps.

Will your VRRPM3 handle the above watts @ amps?

KTM located this VR behind the rear cylinder above the rear exhaust and
I think the heat is damaging it. I will be relocating when replaced.

If you would like pictures let me know..

I have done some checking and there are alot of them failing KTM has
changed the part numbers once with an update.
If this works out it will be an optoin for all of the 950/990 KTM's
Please let me know..

Thanks,


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Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 17:53:12 -0700
From: sales@oregonmotorcycleparts.com
Subject: Re: VRRPM3

I don't have anything that will handle that load. I do agree with you
on relocating the unit up front into the air stream. Heat kills and the
cooler it runs the better.

Tony


My reply,

On 3/16/2011 5:57 PM, >

Thanks for the quick reply. There is a market for them if you can build
them..
What is the one for the goldwing rated at?
I could even send you one of my old ones to take a look at.
3 wires from stator, two outputs and a ground wire.


Reply,

Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 18:06:42 -0700
> From: sales@oregonmotorcycleparts.com
> To: > Subject: Re: VRRPM3
>
> The 1200 Goldwing unit is only rated at 25 amps. You're not alone with
> this problem. Almost all bikes with a 30+ amp permanent magnet
> alternators eats stators and reg/rec units. Personally I think it's bad
> design.
>
> When I get relocated to bigger quarters, I plan to tackle the problem.
> However I'm not going to just build a bigger reg/rec unit but work on
> transplanting in an electromagnet unit of about 40 to 55 amps. At our
> current location space is so tight, I can't dig into a project without
> halting other work...
>
> Tony


Does anyone now the actual amps the stator is putting out?
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