windyhill4.2 wrote:Rob, i was thinking that maybe when the fan is pushing more air & the auger is moving more coal that it may cause the motor to work harder than it can handle.
Nah, the guys at EFM knew what they were doing when they designed it. The S-30 and up stokers use a 1/6 hp motor due to the rotating pot and larger augers, they could have easy put the same motor on the S-20 if it was necessary.
Does your new motor have oil ports? Mine does not.