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Re: Now THIS should work

To: "Frank Clarici" <spritenut@comcast.net>, "Hal Faulkner" <hal@katemuir.com>
Subject: Re: Now THIS should work
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2006 18:48:22 -0800
Cc: "Spridgets" <spridgets@autox.team.net>
References: <HJECLIGCCJIHGFIGICMFAEMLCAAA.hal@katemuir.com> <43EA9AD0.3090504@comcast.net>
I've experienced starters that at the best say were, LOUSY!!  Worked in sort
of a lazy fashion all year,  Replaced with one from another car that was a
real spinner.  It worked perfectly in it's new home.  The lousy was still
lousy when placed in the donor car.

Try a swap with a known good one.


 Original Message ----- 
From "Frank Clarici" <spritenut at comcast.net>
To: "Hal Faulkner" <hal@katemuir.com>
Cc: "Spridgets" <spridgets@autox.team.net>
Sent: Wednesday, February 08, 2006 5:28 PM
Subject: Re: Now THIS should work

> Hal Faulkner wrote:
> > Forgive  me for asking, Frank, but are the batery cables NEW?
> I replaced the cables maybe last winter or the winter before when it
> dipped below 40.
> This year it was the solenoid. I thought maybe bad contacts heating up
> after a few seconds of cranking. No so, the new solenoid (NOS Lucas
> orange box) seemed to make a difference but it must have warmed up to 42
> by the time I finished the solenoid install back in Nov.
> It will spin freely and crank fine any day in the Spring, Summer, and
> early Fall. it's the magical 40* that it doesn't like.
> It will fire right up with a jump every time. But by the time I get a
> Sprite or truck out to it to jump it, why bother? the other vehicle is
> already running. Every Sprite starts in any temp. I know these cars
> inside and out and the A40 is a Sprite Saloon, same everything except a
> non removable hardtop and a funky boot lid.
> -- 
> Frank Clarici
> Toms River, NJ

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