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Tarp Motor for Electric Dump Truck Tarp System 50:1 Universal Gear Motor

Tarp Motor for Electric Dump Truck Tarp System 50:1 Universal Gear Motor
Item #: 9445
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Tarp Motor for Electric Dump Truck Tarp System 50:1 Universal Gear Motor
Item #: 9445
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Dump Truck Tarp Motor - A Fast, Affordable, Universal Replacement!

A strong, reliable tarp motor is a must-have if you want to maximize the value of your electric tarp system. This 50:1 replacement tarp motor will have your tarp system back up and running in no time, due to the wide compatibility and universal 5-bolt pattern. The 1.5 HP motor and 50:1 gear ratio make it one of the strongest, fastest electric tarp motors available. Designed for tarp systems on dump bodies up to 28 feet long.

Electric Tarp Motor Specifications

Type: Direct Drive*
Gear ratio: 50:1
Power: 240W
Output Shaft: 3/4" x 3-3/4", with two 5/16" through-holes
Voltage: 12V
Max torque: 40 NM
Current Draw @ rated torque: 40 Amps
RPM: 90-100
Gear: Worm to Wheel
Mounting: Three 5/16"-18 bolts
Braking: Inherent
Dimensions: L:12", W:6.5", H:4"

INCLUDES: reflective chrome housing, all necessary mounting hardware, and 3-YEAR WARRANTY.


Motor has three 5/16"-18 x 1/2" deep mounting holes on the output shaft side of the gearbox. All three mounting holes should be used when mounting the direct drive motor unit to the bulkhead (drilling new holes or welding the gearbox or other parts of the unit will void the motor's warranty).

Opening, separating, or otherwise tampering with motor and gearbox will void warranty.


The gearbox has a 3/4" diameter output shaft with two 5/16" diameter through-holes. To minimize stress on your motor and gearbox, avoid the use of oscillating loads and attach tubes as straight as possible to the output shaft.

Electrical Installation

Complete a thorough check and installation of all wiring while all cables are unattached. Where necessary, securely fasten all wiring to adjacent structure using cable ties or conduit.

Recommended gauge of wire: 6

*Due to electric motor efficiency and electric power available from your vehicle's battery or alternator, these units are rated for intermittent use. Use for short periods of time only, allowing it to cool between uses. If your motor becomes too hot to touch, stop operation and allow it to cool.

Please feel free to Contact Us with any Questions. Thank You!