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Old 08-12-2018, 07:42 AM   #1
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How can I remove the 3 pole motor to replace it with a 5 pole?
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Old 08-12-2018, 09:52 PM   #2
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How can I remove the 3 pole motor to replace it with a 5 pole?
Kaylin;

In order to advise you with any accuracy, we would need to see a photo showing the loco and another showing the inside including the three pole motor mounted there now.
In very general terms a motor is typically mounted in the cab of a steam locomotive and in the center of the mechanism on a diesel. With the Casey Jones reference in your post, I'm assuming you're asking about a steam locomotive, since the real Casey died before diesels were around.
Do you have a five pole motor that will fit your locomotive? As a general rule, substituting an after market motor, that is not specifically designed to fit one particular model, is difficult/near impossible. In a tiny Z-scale locomotive I would think the swap out would be very challenging indeed! The motors in some Z-scale locos are rather odd. Others are more like the motors of other scales.
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Please send more info, and photos, when you can;

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Old 08-22-2018, 01:19 PM   #3
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This locomotive (from the 81419 set) has no known replacement. A similar locomotive 88036 uses a 211912. This is a "horizontal-mounted" motor. I haven't seen the insides of an 81419 to determine ... if it's a vertical mount, those are more difficult to change out.

The 88036 explosion diagram is found on this page ... enter 88036 into the top field. https://www.maerklin.de/de/service/a...satzteilsuche/

For a vertical mount version, you can search the 88035 explosion diagram at the same link above.

What is the issue making you want to change it? I find that about 90% of the "I want a 5-pole" requests are wastes of a good 3-pole motor that functions fine. Fix the problem in the loco and then work on replacing the motor if all else fails.
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