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AC condensor fan motor replacement

I am replacing an older Ge motor (5kpg39fg) three wire motor...
with
New Dayton motor (4m205g) four wire (plus ground) motor...
I am using the optional three wire installation as depicted on the motor frame.
They use a term called "insulate" that I have not seen before
I connected it up per the three wire diagram and the CB blew immediately. I did not have the motor frame grounded at the time... could this be the problem?
Anyone familiar with this replacement? I can't seem to locate an actual diagram for the motor so I can see what is going on inside and make my choice on how to wire. Need some help. Going to hit 100+ tomorrow and need to get this thing running.

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