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Old 12-23-2011, 08:23 AM   #16
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Even at it's best, a /5 starter is rather wimpy. A really good battery-Odyseys come to mind- will make the most of it. You might also find a /6 starter (another .1 horsepower) and rebuild that. There should be a lot of them around, too.
It seems to me that Robert VV looked into putting a /5 starter drive on a /7 starter, but I can't remember if that worked out.
It is a fact that the starter motors got a little bit more powerful almost every year. It is actually one of the theories for the slash numbers. This theory would have the /5 starters being lowest, /6 a little bit more and /7 the most powerful. I've even seen that equated to starter motor horsepower. Well I don't know about all this but the starters do get a bit more powerful.

Putting an 8 tooth drive gear in a /7 starter makes sense. Seems to me straight forward. But I've never done it.

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Old 12-23-2011, 05:53 PM   #17
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Let's see more of that MG here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...=shiny+british
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Old 12-24-2011, 05:32 PM   #18
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Old 12-24-2011, 05:42 PM   #19
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The MG replica is next in line for a small repair. Once I get the transmission mount sorted out I'll get some beauty shots posted.
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