[Healeys] FW: Starter resistance

Chris Masucci cmmasucci at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 18:04:02 MDT 2015

Wierd.  Is it binding on the flywheel ring gear?  Are there any witness scratch marks on the other parts of the gear assy?  Did you try a spacer or something?

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> On Apr 16, 2015, at 6:35 PM, John Spaur <jmsdarch at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> From: John Spaur [mailto:jmsdarch at sbcglobal.net] 
> Sent: Thursday, April 16, 2015 4:35 PM
> To: 'Chris Masucci'
> Subject: RE: [Healeys] Starter resistance
> No, it spins just fine when it is off the car. The motor was rebuilt about 4000 miles ago. I suspect the pinon gear is still binding on the worm gear even though I took steps to correct it by taking most of the backwards and forwards free play out of the armature shaft.
> From: Chris Masucci [mailto:cmmasucci at gmail.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, April 16, 2015 4:29 PM
> To: John Spaur
> Subject: Re: [Healeys] Starter resistance
> Sounds to me like your starter motor is knackered.  I bet connected direct to a battery off of the car it still turns slow.
> Chris
> Sent from my iPhone
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