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kirby impeller fan question
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Post# 432581   9/26/2020 at 14:18 by vacuser (milford,ohio)        

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can a fan from a 519 or 561 fit in the 513 or 514 models ?




Post# 432587 , Reply# 1   9/26/2020 at 15:42 by Lesinutah (Utah)        
Yes

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You have to make sure you put bearings and spacers where they were on the older vacuums. If you don't it will not fit.

Post# 432591 , Reply# 2   9/26/2020 at 17:05 by vacuser (milford,ohio)        
kirby suction fan

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just changing the fan & nothing else. are they the same on the back ?

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Post# 432592 , Reply# 3   9/26/2020 at 17:29 by Hoover300 (Central Kentucky)        
It may

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With more spacers added. On its own, it won't fit.

Post# 432597 , Reply# 4   9/26/2020 at 18:31 by Lesinutah (Utah)        
Fan

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The older fan sits deeper in the housing. If you took off a fan look for spacers and bearings.

Post# 432599 , Reply# 5   9/26/2020 at 19:06 by johnnyb59c (13240 n 3980 rd dewey oklahoma)        
I have some NOS

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impellers for the 505-514

Post# 432608 , Reply# 6   9/26/2020 at 22:15 by vacuser (milford,ohio)        

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can someone show me a picture of the back side of a fan from a 513 or 514?

Post# 432610 , Reply# 7   9/26/2020 at 22:48 by johnnyb59c (13240 n 3980 rd dewey oklahoma)        
tomorrow

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I'll go out to the shop and get some pics

Post# 432697 , Reply# 8   9/28/2020 at 10:27 by vacuser (milford,ohio)        
suction fan for 514

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o.k. johnnyb59c where's those pics ?

Post# 432700 , Reply# 9   9/28/2020 at 11:10 by johnnyb59c (13240 n 3980 rd dewey oklahoma)        
here ya go

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sorry I was out yesterday. here they are. I dont know why its scratched on the back but I took it out of mine this morning for the pics and it works just fine

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Post# 432764 , Reply# 10   9/28/2020 at 22:10 by vacuser (milford,ohio)        
514 suction fan

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thank you so much. i see the difference now between the two.

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Post# 432809 , Reply# 11   9/29/2020 at 18:18 by johnnyb59c (13240 n 3980 rd dewey oklahoma)        
you need one?

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surely I got extra among all the tons of NOS suction fans(some fans I don't even know what fit)

Post# 433853 , Reply# 12   10/20/2020 at 11:55 by vacuser (milford,ohio)        
johnnyB

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if you have a spare i could use one.

Post# 433936 , Reply# 13   10/22/2020 at 00:37 by johnnyb59c (13240 n 3980 rd dewey oklahoma)        
i do

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i only have a few but i could part with 1. i actually got an email from somebody in canada that bought one from me.

Post# 433938 , Reply# 14   10/22/2020 at 01:01 by johnnyb59c (13240 n 3980 rd dewey oklahoma)        
also

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I believe they had more than 1 style of front bearing plate. some were deeper than others. i have seen both. some are flatter similar to the 516. i need to know what yours looks like

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