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    integy fan issues?

    1) does anyone know if the integy fan will tolerate getting wet?

    2) I read somewhere about someone drilling holes in the mount. Where do you drill them? I can't seem to find the thread.

    thanks.

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    I got one and it died after i got it wet...
    Are the tires supposta to blow off going into 2nd?

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    An electric motor of any kind is inherently water resistant... you need to get it dry and clean after you get it wet... but water shouldnt hurt it.
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    If you look at the sides of the heat sink that the fan is mounted on, there are fins on 2 of the sides. I would drill in to the finned sides. This would be to let air escape. The way the mount is stock, the air blows onto the motor, but there is no place for the hot air to exhaust to. Drill the holes to let the hot air out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pavmentsurfer View Post
    An electric motor of any kind is inherently water resistant... you need to get it dry and clean after you get it wet... but water shouldnt hurt it.
    Its strange though, It worked great until i got it wet, and it still works, it just doesnt spin as fast.
    Are the tires supposta to blow off going into 2nd?

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    You need to lube the bushings on it then, peel back the stickers and shoot some oil in them.
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    I put some silicon oil in the rubber plug on the back but it didnt help very much, is there a specific place the oil needs to go? I peeled back the sticker and the rubber plug and put a drop of silicoln oil in but it barely made any noticeable difference.
    Are the tires supposta to blow off going into 2nd?

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    there NOT waterproof dont use them in water.
    Here we go again.........

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