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Re: [Fot] GT6 japanese starter

To: (Bob), (Terry and Cindy)
Subject: Re: [Fot] GT6 japanese starter
Date: Sun, 18 May 2008 08:00:15 -0400
there are reports that an ISUZU starter of certain years can be a direct 
replacement, but i have never confirmed that.

joe a

>If memory serves me right, there is a short and long Lucas starter. I 
>had the short version on my GT6 and it clears the Mueller headers that 
>are on the car. Of course if you are running big time compression ratios 
>then the Lucas probably won't have enough umph! to turn the engine over.
>Terry and Cindy wrote:
>> I'm chasing a replacment starter for a GT6 that is shorter to give me more
>> clearance around the extractors. The Japanese Nippondenso ones I've measured
>> (off Toyotas etc) require a thick adaptor plate to sort out gear meshing,
>> which results in them being about the same length as the Lucas one. I'm
>> prepared to remake the backing plate to suit a different bolt pattern. Has
>> anyone found something suitable???
>> Thanks, Terry O'Beirne, Australia
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