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Changes to Trident Motor Replacement Guide Introduction

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Introduction
[ ]This guide will take you through the process of replacing Trident's three motors. It is not difficult, but attention to detail is important.
Time Required Min
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Please allow 24 hours for Loctite on propellers to cure. Contact support@openrov.com with any questions that arise. [ … ] Happy diving!

Tools

  • Included in kit: L-wrench (M3) x1 added.
  • Included in kit: L-wrench (M2) x1 added.
  • Included in kit: grease x1 for creating waterproof seal on pass-throughs added.
  • Included in kit: Loctite x1 threadlocker for attaching horizontal propellers to motor shafts added.
  • Small phillips head screwdriver x1 added.
  • Scissors or cutters x1 for opening Loctite added.
  • Tweezers x1 for removing and placing small screws added.
  • Isopropyl alcohol 99% or higher x1 for cleaning pass-throughs added.
  • Cotton swabs x1 for cleaning pass-throughs added.
  • Wipes x1 for cleaning pass-throughs added.
  • Compressed air x1 for cleaning pass-throughs (if you don't have any, clean thoroughly and allow extra dry time) added.

Parts

  • horizontal motor x2 left and right motors added.
  • vertical motor (no motor shaft) x1 added.
  • horizontal propeller x2 "L" and "R" designation (very important to place correctly) added.
  • vertical propeller x1 added.
  • M3x6mm screw x6 for vertical motor attachment and mounting (do not reuse old screws) added.
  • M3x10mm screw x4 for horizontal motor mounts (do not reuse old screws) added.
  • M2 6mm screws (do not reuse old screws) x6 for motor plugs added.
  • gasket x3 for waterproof seal at pass-throughs (do not reuse old gaskets) added.

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