I got the generator installed today. I did not have to polarize it. I also forgot to take pics of it while disassembled after I cleaned it up.
And, of course, I scratched the paint putting it back in.
Here's a few after shots:
Here's a video that shows how it wobbled before (technical term). It looks like the belt is actually jumping...
New Fan Video by JollyRogerJoe | Photobucket
And here's how it looks now.
Generator Rebuilt Video by JollyRogerJoe | Photobucket