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Bridgestone Tech Talk => 175 & 200 Talk => Topic started by: rg500g on October 24, 2009, 11:51:42 PM

Title: generator rebuilding
Post by: rg500g on October 24, 2009, 11:51:42 PM
It gets better and better.  I checked out the points today, and they're barely recognizable for the rust.  When I pulled the condensers and log a peek at the generator windings I saw yet more rust, explaining why the shaft was quite frozen.  The generator is a mess.  Does anyone rebuild these, or do I just replace it outright?  I'll need to communicate relative costs to the owner.  I think by the time he's done with this custom  dream of his (and my nightmare) he could have bought a cherry 350r.

Any leads on generator refurbishment (or replacement) for the 200cc engine would be greatly appreciated.
Title: Re: generator rebuilding
Post by: bridgestonesforever on October 26, 2009, 08:59:49 AM
BS generators are problems, anyway.  I would have owner order a new generator or tell him to sell us the 350 real cheap.  Ha Ha ha.

Really I think it would be best to replace it as what I said above is true.  Luke
Title: Re: generator rebuilding
Post by: paul25g on November 06, 2009, 08:31:51 AM
There's a 175 generator listed on Ebay right now....not sure if it's the same as a 200 though:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Bridgestone-Rockford-175-Twin-Generator_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQhashZitem4cebdeec65QQitemZ330374769765QQptZMotorcyclesQ5fPartsQ5fAccessories (http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Bridgestone-Rockford-175-Twin-Generator_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQhashZitem4cebdeec65QQitemZ330374769765QQptZMotorcyclesQ5fPartsQ5fAccessories)