vw starter

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dick2256
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vw starter

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I dug my corvair airboat motor out of the mothballs after it had been setting for 15 plus years was starting it with no prop and only 3 bolts holding and I ruined the drive gear .
I see several vw starters on ebay but don't remember what kind of vw car it came out of.
I am using the 390 ford flywheel also need to know the bushing size that the starter end fits into it is wore pretty bad and should be replaced

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maybe take it to a starter shop ... I am not familiar with a VW starter that fits corvairs ... there probably is ... but I don't know ...
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Re: vw starter

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Check some of the experimental aircraft forums, some of them guys seem to know quite a bit about those Corvairs!

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Re: vw starter

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can you post pics of the starter and any numbers you can find. there only a few different air cooled vw starters.

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