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  • 15-07-2010, 19:41
    mikeyboy
    Never had a problem with a stock chevy starter (with headers)in 8 years and plenty of 90+ degrees weather.
  • 15-07-2010, 18:36
    Briz
    The one on the elky is a GM one intended for a late Corvette. About 80 off ebay new.
  • 15-07-2010, 18:28
    rockinrich01
    Quote Originally Posted by Briz View Post
    Yeah, the block will take both types, but only one will suit your ring-gear size.
    I used to be plagued by heatsoak problems until I got a mini-starter.
    Which mini starter do you use Briz, there seems to be a lot of options out there and a big price difference
    I'm pretty sure my engine isn't anything special so do i really need a 260 starter???? but i don't wanna be left by the AA for 7hrs 50 mile from home with my 15 month son

    Any advice from anyone would help, just wanna know which starter to go for???
    Cheers Rich
  • 14-07-2010, 21:38
    Briz
    You dont need to. If the old starter had a straight-across bolt pattern, its a 154T and if the bolts are staggered its a 168T
  • 14-07-2010, 19:49
    rockinrich01
    Anyone got a easy way of counting the teeth on flex plate while still fitted to car????
  • 14-07-2010, 19:37
    Plumpcars
    I would steer clear of cheap ministarters. I've used Powermasters with great results.
  • 14-07-2010, 19:34
    Briz
    Yeah, the block will take both types, but only one will suit your ring-gear size.
    I used to be plagued by heatsoak problems until I got a mini-starter.
  • 14-07-2010, 19:14
    rockinrich01
    Took it off this evening and it seems buggered but it is a staggered bolt hole mount one, but there is a threaded hole in line as well in the block???
    Does this mean it will take both sorts of starters????

    Cheers Rich
  • 13-07-2010, 17:56
    stevie.t
    you could fit a remote solinoid kit? kerry also does a universal stater
  • 13-07-2010, 17:48
    nigel h
    I got a mini hi torque starter from kerry at originals 100.00 inc postage. Did have to modify it, as per another thread on here shim it back slightly. he will need to know if its a striaght hole or staggered.

    it is a lot better, chevys do suffer from heatsoak.
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