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Old 06-15-2011, 11:17 PM   #3
Weekend Hack OP
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: San Jose Area
Oddometer: 16
Got it fixed this afternoon...

Thanks for the help...

I looked at that as a problem but the rotor was well secured. So the problem was the starter was spinning backwards! There is a small o-ring that holds the positive post off the case of the starter. I assume the pressure from the positive starter wire squeezed the o-ring until the positive side touched the case making it run in reverse. Trip to the hardware store and .29 cent o-ring and it started like a champ.

what a F-in nightmare...
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