Dynamo Repairs and Services
 
You may want to undertake your own dynamo repair so, before sending it to me, here's a stage by stage dynamo testing support document. Click here to download. Dynamo test.  It takes a while to download - be patient!
 
Spares for dynamos are available by post or collection by appointment- click here
 
The prices below apply to most post-war, Lucas two brush types, e.g. E3L and E3H . When sending your dynamo please make sure I know which way it rotates; the arrow on the casing is not always correct as dynamos have often been moved from one bike to another and the internal wiring altered. I also need to know whether your bike is wired +ve or -ve earth and whether you are running a 6v or 12v system.  Prices are as follows:-
 

Price guide for the period - 31st December 2017

Remember! No need to add VAT, what you see is what you pay!
 
Standard charge

All popular dynamo rebuilds.  To:- strip, inspect, degrease, clean, reassemble and test.   £65.00
Refurbishment prices
 
Typical refurbishment of popular dynamos, includes new 6v UK armature, new bearings, new brushes.       £  95.00 + standard charge
Extensive refurbishment includes new 6v UK armature, new 6v UK field coil, new bearings, new brushes.   £120.00 + standard charge

Individual jobs, i.e. not part of a general refurbishment. There may be a discount where jobs are combined.
                                                                                                                                  Standard charge +
Fit new armature, 6v, UK made                                                                                              £80.00
Fit new armature, 12v, UK made                                                                                            £90.00  
Fit new field coil, 6 or 12v, UK made. (add £20 to have your body zinc plated)                £35.00
* Note on exchange field coils, new BZP screws included, add £4.00 for stainless
Zinc plate body (n.b. quality varies depending on state of sub surface)                           £20.00
Fit new carbon brushes                                                                                                          £12.00
Fit new drive bearing                                                                                                               £10.00 *
Fit new output side bearing                                                                                                    £10.00 *
* Replace both bearings                                                                                                          £15.00
Repair brush carrier plate (your brush carriers transferred onto new backing plate)      £20.00
Fit cork insulation band (fits inside tin 'wrap-around' cover)                                              £  2.00

Any other parts required will be supplied and fitted at the normal retail price. Please see my Dynamo & Regulator Spares page
 
Refurbished dynamos should not be used for 12v unless converted to 12v, see below.
 
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12 volt conversion
Your E3L / LM / LO dynamo fitted with 12v armature and field coil.     £130 + standard charge

12volt regulator                                                                                          £  24.95
 
If brushes and/or bearings and/or zinc plating are required at the same time these will be
fitted at the normal service prices.
Battery, horn and bulbs can be supplied at competitive prices.

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Dynamos will be wired according to original Lucas specifications. If you use a regulator which requires
non-standard dynamo wiring you will need to refer to your regulator fitting instructions.
 
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Please check my Terms and Conditions page for postage prices and guarantees


 
 
 
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