Author Topic: need GOOD starter  (Read 786 times)

chuckwsh

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need GOOD starter
« on: July 03, 2003, 04:33:06 PM »
ok well, we decided to keep plugging away on the overheating 82 , I took off the air dam, checked the impeller and put it back together and its been giving us grief starting so I took the starter off it was FULL of oil, the seal was gone and the brushes cooked..so anyone wanna part with one??? send mail to


ka1mwp@comcast.net

thanks

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Re: need GOOD starter
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2003, 05:03:40 PM »
Jason Morris in Ct rebuilds our starters, contact him @: jsmthefix@msn.com He probably can fix you right up. Tell him I sent you.

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Re: need GOOD starter
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2003, 08:13:59 PM »
Has anyone located replacement starter brushes 6x10mm? I rebuilt mine last month and found a 6.5x10 was available from my local shop, which I filed down.  Cost me all of $5 and the seal.

One valuable hint I learned was the use of GOOP (automotive & black in color) to fill in the O-ring groove after assembly. Works really well and looks original.  Just wipe of the excess wtih a rag before it dries.

I had to solder to the positive bolt but it worked out okay (so far).  I can get a 6x9mm with the bolt and I wonder if that will work.

Has anyone tried some derivation of these available sizes?

Hope you can get a few things ironed out without too much expense!

Louie   ;)