Gear reduction starter

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michael171
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Gear reduction starter

Postby michael171 » 21 Jan 2017 09:20

I am looking for a gear reduction starter for 1.8L motor.
text me at 847-417-9706
thanks

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toylet
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Re: Gear reduction starter

Postby toylet » 22 Jan 2017 05:39

rockauto has them

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Re: Gear reduction starter

Postby datzenmike » 22 Jan 2017 08:13

Colder climate countries tended to have them as standard issue. All 720s I have parted out have them. Please don't try the Z series GR starter on an L series engine... they do fit, but the solenoid does not properly clear the dip stick tube. You can make them work by bending the tube but then you need a flexible dip stick from another newer vehicle to go round the bend. I've done this by shortening the dip stick and riveting the end from a chevy (or something) with the 'full' mark in the correct place.

The 280zx and the Maxima (both L series engines also) had GR starters, at least in Canada they did. I have an '84 Maxima starter on my L20B. The inline six starters are longer, so snugger fit behind the engine mount. Built to turn a six cylinder, it turns an L2BN with authority!

No one has ever said, but the starter from a KA powered Hardbody should fit. It uses the same style flywheel and transmission as the 720, but still may not clear the L series dip stick. The S13/14 KA starter will definitely NOT work.
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Stoney
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Re: Gear reduction starter

Postby Stoney » 22 Jan 2017 19:00

I've read a few times but cannot personally confirm that the starter motor from a skyline RB25 motor will fit. I will be sourcing one soon though, rather than rebuilding my old one.

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toylet
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Re: Gear reduction starter

Postby toylet » 22 Jan 2017 19:10

I had a gear reduction starter on my LZ2.2 took it off because the only draw back is that it turns real slow. Sounds like you have a weak battery every time you start it. Autozone and orilies auto parts has phased out all the G/R starters with new updated starter for the 280zx n/a and turbo that is no longer a gear reduction but still works as good.I installed it and am happy with it.


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