Windshield wiper motors, have you tried'em?

Have any of you experimented with windshield wiper motors? I know they've been used in budget robotwars fighters. I just need to get an idea what kind of strength they have (with the original gearbox).
Will it be able to pull 20 Kg vwith a 20 cm diameter wheel mounted directly to the output shaft? what abot 50 Kg? -or a 100?

I like the idea that they are cheaply available at scrapyards and I just like worm gears...

link to datasheet from one manufacturer.

Are there any known drawbacks with these motors? Any particular brand to avoid?


Yup. And node 655 at that!

aaaah. there it was. It was

aaaah. there it was. It was a BoA-bot. I’ve been looking at old CtC postings. Cause I remembered the size, and thought it had to be yan old version of Walter.

They pull a LOT of amps, if

They pull a LOT of amps, if you have decent batteries I’m sure they are worth it.

They do have tonnes of power.