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Re: starting problems

> Which makes me wonder ...
> Has anybody tried to put one of the newer statrers on an older motor?  I 
> don't know how much the gearing is changed, but the starter motor on the 
> '88 runs considerably faster than the '83.
> Steve Buchholz
> s_buchho@kla.com

With age, some deposits wind up in the grooves of the commutator of the 
starter, this gives a high resistance between the copper plates. This 
could be one cause for the slower crank as age increases.