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Offline Ben

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Dyson ball animal 2 motor upgrade
« on: December 11, 2021, 06:01:01 PM »
Hi
Just wandering if anyone could help me. Iíve got a ball animal 2 as a daily driver itís a good machine but I think the hose suction just dosent cut it. I was just hoping if anyone in the forum would know wether a mk1 dc40/41 1200watt motor would fit as I know you can retrofit them into the dc40/41 erp machines and it seems to improve suction. Would really appreciate any knowledge on this as I think the tiny motor in the new ball animal 2 and light ball are a bit wimpy really even the dc40 erp motors seem to have significantly more suction than the new tiny ydk motors.
Thank in advance
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Offline MVacs

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Re: Dyson ball animal 2 motor upgrade
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2021, 03:28:43 PM »
It's not something we've ever done. It would depend if there was space in the motor casing, and I suspect there wouldn't be.

If you publish the dimensions of the motor, that might tell us if a DC25 or something would fit.

Offline dysondestijl

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Re: Dyson ball animal 2 motor upgrade
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2021, 10:41:14 PM »
The motor in the UP22/24 is extremely tiny however produces a surprising amount of suction. However you are not the first person who has commented that it lacks power though. Personally I think theyíre pretty damn good and I sell them daily. I have never noticed a lack of power with these machines

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