Thread Number: 45089  /  Tag: 50s/60s/70s Vacuum Cleaners
Lux G
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Post# 467507   11/13/2023 at 21:33 (220 days old) by Kloveland (Tulsa)        

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I picked up another model G from a thrift store. I passed by it several times over the last couple of weekends. It was 75 percent off this past weekend. I have replacement wheels at home so I figured what the heck. The hose still holds good suction which is the main reason I got it. When I opened it up, I found it had a replacement lamb motor that doesn’t seem as strong as the original.

Will a motor from an E or older Electrolux, fit in a G? Just curious thanks!


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Post# 467545 , Reply# 1   11/15/2023 at 09:35 (219 days old) by bnsd60m9200 (Akron OH)        

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lux designed thier own motors. it was replaced with a lamb motor? must've been modified since the bolts are so long to mount those motors.

Post# 467548 , Reply# 2   11/15/2023 at 10:18 (219 days old) by Kloveland (Tulsa)        

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Yes, vac shops used to do this from what I understand. It has a plate the motor screws into

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Post# 467567 , Reply# 3   11/16/2023 at 14:50 (218 days old) by kloveland (Tulsa)        

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I've read in some places by a poster that "G" stood for gentle and quiet performance in the model G. Is this official in any of the Electrolux literature?

Post# 467571 , Reply# 4   11/16/2023 at 17:34 (218 days old) by electrolux137 (Los Angeles)        

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=-> I've read in some places by a poster that "G" stood for gentle and quiet performance in the model G. Is this official in any of the Electrolux literature? <-=

Doubtful. I've never heard this. If that's the case, did "E" in the Model E stand for "Excellent" and "F" in the Model F stand for "Fantastic?" And what could be said for the Model XXX? That it was X-rated??!


Post# 467578 , Reply# 5   11/16/2023 at 19:12 (218 days old) by Paul (USA)        

I've seen the term "gentle" used in Model G literature. This coincides assigning letters to other models of that era, including:

E - Economical
F - Fully Automatic
T - Thrift
S - Special
L - Limited

XXX was Roman numeration for 30 and had nothing to do with what has become known as "adult entertainment" in our modern society.



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