Originally Posted by Deep Karma
Thanks for the useful info
Did you use a local Montreal machine shop to rebuilt both the female and male shafts?
What was the approximate cost I should expect to pay?
I am located in Vancouver and there are some good local machine shops.
I like the idea of adding some extra length to the male shaft.
I used a machine shop in QC city named Engrenage LB (http://engrenagelb.ca/
). These guys are specialised in gears and precision stuff. They kept all the engineering details for further repairs if you need. So you can ask them all the parts and that will be easy.
For the motor, you cannot just remove the female shaft and put it back on place. You need an electric motor shop for removing the femal splines, and rebalancing the motors with the new splines. I used Electric Motor PMR (http://www.moteurspmr.com/
) here in QC. Perfect job from both guys.
Cost me 2 000 $CAN for replacing the female splines in the 2 motors, plus 3 900 $CAN to rebuilt the RDM. Total of 5 900 $ for the 2 motors and the RDM instead of 16 000 $, but in best shape than a new. I did the job myself to remove the whole stuff.
Hope this help.