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Now here's the story. The lady owner of this machine had problems with the motor and took it to her local dealer with instructions to fix it. When she next saw it, the original motor had been removed and a cheap and nasty unit substituted. But that wasn't the worst part. In order to fit the new motor, this engineer had taken his hacksaw and removed the motor lip on the base and, as the new pulley was further to the rear, He'd also sawn off half the guard at the top of the machine to get clearance for the belt