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Motorized Pump Computer?
#355279 Tue Sep 11 2012 08:57 PM
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Is it possible to attach a motor to the bottom of my veeder root(at the yoke where the pump mech would attach) so the computer would cycle like when pumping gas?? I just want it to cycle at a moderate speed, not fast and not slow. Any suggestions? Thank you.

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Kurt G. #355281 Tue Sep 11 2012 09:01 PM
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Thank you for the quick reply.!!

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Kurt G. #355312 Wed Sep 12 2012 04:31 AM
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There has been quite a few threads discussing this and how to accomplish it over the years. Try some keywords using the search engine. Heres the one that youtube link came from running currently in General Discussion.
http://www.oldgas.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=354993&nt=2&page=1

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JimT #355450 Wed Sep 12 2012 04:57 PM
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Grainger has some motors that work well! I tried a 60 rpm but it did not have enough torque to start the load, so I went to a 20 rpm and it starts right up! The higher the rpm--the less torque you get from these little motors.
I wired it to activate when the nozzle lever was lifted and others have even gone so far as to devise a way to connect a switch internally in the nozzle lever!
Kinda makes a cool display piece when you turn it on for people viewing your collection! It sure was a big hit here!
Just google grainger.com and look thru the electric motor section!


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K W FRITH #355465 Wed Sep 12 2012 05:52 PM
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Worse thing is nozzle must be removed each/every time you want to spin VR, W/ a Good chance of Chipping the paint [especially if letting kids or friends do it].

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Dick Bennett #355533 Wed Sep 12 2012 08:48 PM
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Thank you for ALL the replies!! I am going to try the lower rpm motor and the small air pump blowing into the housing for the site glass spinners...activated by a switch in the nozzle handle. Cross your fingers..........

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Do photos of the process for us, so that others can learn from your experience! You tube videos of it working are very Kool too! Heres a link to an old discussion on it!

http://oldgas.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?u...amp;Search=true


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Will do !!!

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NICE, I like seeing my stuff working


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