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Fan assembly and grease system

Fan assembly and grease system

 

The very earliest fans used on the Energic moteurs where made from a solid circular heavy plate cut and bent inwards to form a fan – on the very first B1’s (below).

Energic pressed plate on the earlist B1 models 1929/30 www.energic.info

Energic pressed plate on the earlist B1 models 1929/30.

 

To a dual pressed lighter plate operated on a axle without forced lubrication below in a Energic motoculteur B5.

 

Energic pressed plate 4 spoke on the earlist B5 models 1931+ www.energic.info

Energic pressed plate 4 spoke on the earlist B5 models.

To a to a 4 spoke angled cast aluminium fan (hand finished) found on the Energic motoculteur C7 B4L, C7 S Bloc and D9 S Bloc.(lubricated by a revolving click grease reservoir cup) on a slid axle.


The aluminium fan proved effective but quite fragile and would deform easily and break when knocked as they often where. These fans with blades intact are difficult to find. Often re cast aluminium fans, where manufactured to replicate the originals but where of varying size, non uniform construction and often of different sizes. Many people improvised with alternative fan blades, from welding’s to car fans.

Energic Sand cast aluminium fan assembly www.energic.info Energic Sand cast aluminium fan assembly www.energic.info

A perfect aluminium cast fan – rare. Re cast aluminium fans not to correct size.

Energic Broken cast aluminium fan assembly www.energic.info Energic Sand cast aluminium fan assembly www.energic.info

Yet another broken one. Hard to find – a perfect fan.

Energic metal fabricated www.energic.info Energic circular artisnal fan assembly www.energic.info

Alternative fan construction on a C7. And another ! found on a D9.

 

lubricated by a revolving click grease reservoir cup

Energic grease cup www.energic.info

Grease reservoir, twist to dispense.

Energic internalof grease cup www.energic.info Energic \click pin in grease cup www.energic.info

Internal grease cup and click stem. Rare – internal spring to click stem.

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Read more about Energic Wheel clutch pins here.

Read more about Energic Fan assembly and grease cups here.

Read more about Energic Motobécane engines and history here.

Read more about Energic motoculteur C7 B4L here.

Read more about Energic motoculteur D9 B5L here.

Read more about Energic motoculteur D9 S Bloc here.

Read more about Energic motoculteur C7 S Bloc here.

Read more about Energic History here.

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