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The strange DC33 motor
« on: March 05, 2015, 05:50:59 PM »
Him do you still have those strange DC33 motors? I was wondering if they will fit a DC41 if the spindle is cut off
DC14s are tanks, just need a slightly longer motor life. Do plastic parts often break on DC14s? Nope. DC41- Sexy looking futuristic and powerful machine. Just needs a better designed cleaner head wheel and cyclone clip along with a dense metal rod in the chassis.

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Re: The strange DC33 motor
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2015, 07:25:28 PM »
I do. I will compare them side by side.

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Re: The strange DC33 motor
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2015, 07:48:09 PM »
Cheers! I appreciate it very much. I just need to get the DC41 from Huddersfield first :)
DC14s are tanks, just need a slightly longer motor life. Do plastic parts often break on DC14s? Nope. DC41- Sexy looking futuristic and powerful machine. Just needs a better designed cleaner head wheel and cyclone clip along with a dense metal rod in the chassis.

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Re: The strange DC33 motor
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2015, 10:31:49 PM »
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strange DC33 motors

Strange?  Have I missed something.

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Re: The strange DC33 motor
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2015, 10:41:34 PM »
Yes LOL, they are DC33 motors with a little fan mount so the motor is too small to fit in the vacuum
DC14s are tanks, just need a slightly longer motor life. Do plastic parts often break on DC14s? Nope. DC41- Sexy looking futuristic and powerful machine. Just needs a better designed cleaner head wheel and cyclone clip along with a dense metal rod in the chassis.

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Re: The strange DC33 motor
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2015, 10:43:39 PM »
 :boggleeye:

I know I'm over 40 now but, I'm confused  :-\

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Re: The strange DC33 motor
« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2015, 11:25:31 PM »
Dont worry, your not old lol. :) its average really. Remember when Dyson came out? I think you would be in your teens. If not then a young adult
DC14s are tanks, just need a slightly longer motor life. Do plastic parts often break on DC14s? Nope. DC41- Sexy looking futuristic and powerful machine. Just needs a better designed cleaner head wheel and cyclone clip along with a dense metal rod in the chassis.

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Re: The strange DC33 motor
« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2015, 12:27:15 AM »
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Strange?  Have I missed something.

He means these ones:-X

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Re: The strange DC33 motor
« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2015, 01:19:54 PM »
Thank you, I will be able to relax in the sauna tonight.  :sleepy_man:

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Re: The strange DC33 motor
« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2015, 05:18:35 PM »
Parwaz, good hunch. Looks like they are the same bar the spindle.  :thumbsup:

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Re: The strange DC33 motor
« Reply #10 on: March 07, 2015, 08:20:08 PM »
Hmm, now how do you cut the spindle off without damaging the bearing or filling the motor with metal?  Or is there room to accommodate it.

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Re: The strange DC33 motor
« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2015, 01:27:13 AM »
Hmm, now how do you cut the spindle off without damaging the bearing or filling the motor with metal?  Or is there room to accommodate it.

We used to routinely grind spindles off when 283's were more expensive than 240's to us. As we do when we run out of 283's or supply runs out due to poor supplier stock control. Its no hardship, hold it side on, flick it off with a cutting blade on a grinder and its gone in seconds.

As some of us will know, Dyson, for the DC41, supply an always unavailable "bucket assembly" for a motor @ mega money. Our solution was to sell another motor and advise people to change the TOC and save them 's. However, we learned today that the lesser found DC33 motor is the same bar the spindle (and one letter on the motor code that probably denotes that). I doubt the price will differ much but I will look into what each one costs so I can bring the cheapest solution to market for DC41 owners.

How we found this out today was during a conversion of an imported American model DC65 (which we call a DC41) to UK specification. That was quite challenging in several respects as more than you would expect differs with housings and rubbers, etc. It took three of us at one point [PCB issues, ratings on reset switches, and all those US black and white wires slowed the job down], and guess who [in the end] got the new motor back in the oddball US casing and decoded the weird US wiring from memory?  :king:  8)  :coffee:

It will be finished on Monday [small issue with the recline mechanism I need to consult the DC65 internal manual that we are not allowed to see - cough cough], and in due course I will publish the differing motor types, what is cross compatible with what, and numbers.

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Re: The strange DC33 motor
« Reply #12 on: April 02, 2016, 02:02:34 AM »
My DC33 had a standard DC14 motor, but now it has been replaced with this type of "weird" Dc33 motor! It fits,the top rubber is the same but the bottom rubber is a bit shallower to fit around the smaller fan, the motor bucket is the same. Same suction but sounds weird like a DC41, I would be very happy if it sounded like a DC14 but no, it doesn't seem right on a DC33 :s I wonder why Dyson used a smaller fan?

The suction seems exactly the same so it's weird why :/ It is quieter though which is good :thumbsup:
DC14s are tanks, just need a slightly longer motor life. Do plastic parts often break on DC14s? Nope. DC41- Sexy looking futuristic and powerful machine. Just needs a better designed cleaner head wheel and cyclone clip along with a dense metal rod in the chassis.

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