[Healeys] Replacing the starter with a gear reduction starter

Jonathan Einhorn einhornlawoffice at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 13:04:08 MST 2020

The gear reduction starter can be installed from beneath the car with
someone helping on top. No need to remove the engine or the transmission
tunnel. It's a pain but you can reach the bolts from the engine


On Thu, Dec 10, 2020 at 2:56 PM Bob Begani <rfbegani at gmail.com> wrote:

> You may remember I mentioned my BJ8 would not start after a run because of
> overheating.  the engine did turn over with a wrench, and 50 amp on the
> starter made it only moan.  So I will replace the starter.  Many of you
> have recommended a gear reduction starter which is available from Moss and
> others.  What source do you recomend.?  Also, I see it shows an additional
> bulge which must be the gears.  Will it fit into my BJ8 engine compartment
> without having to remove the engine?  As it is I will have to take out the
> tunnel to get to the starter bolts.
> Another item I should have replaced when I rebuilt the engine was the oil
> pump.  When the engine is hot the oil pressure drops to less that 20 psi at
> idle.  This engine was rebuilt with only 20 over and is using the same cam
> etc.  what  oil pump should i install and is the Moss pump a reasonable
> replacement?
> Regards,
> Bob Begani
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