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      Girth replied to the thread Starter dropping out early?.
      Unknown. Previous owner didn’t install it for whatever reason. Just glancing at the stud location on the old starter, I suspect it might...
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      Girth replied to the thread Starter dropping out early?.
      It had a direct drive, reman from Carquest on it. Noticed that housing was also cast “no shim” and there were no shims installed. Bolts...
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      Girth replied to the thread Starter dropping out early?.
      Eh.... I thought of that, but dismissed it. The previous owner bought it from an old man who apparently LOVED these diesel pickups, and...
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      Girth reacted to AuroraGirl's post in the thread Starter dropping out early? with Like Like.
      im guessing they updated the bolt design, i wouldnt worry about it. Especially if the housing is fairly close to the head all around...
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      Girth replied to the thread Starter dropping out early?.
      There's a dealer 5 miles from work. I'll give them a call next week and see what they say. Just happy to have it running again for now...
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      Girth reacted to AuroraGirl's post in the thread Starter dropping out early? with Like Like.
      if it said not to SHIM, then the new GM bolts (if the GM are also without a flange head, then the oreillies ones are probably copies of...
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      Girth replied to the thread Starter dropping out early?.
      All the new starter housings seem to say "NO SHIM", but supposedly there's an old GM bulletin (85-197? no idea how to find that for...
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      Girth replied to the thread Starter dropping out early?.
      So that was an event. Some head scratching, and an interruption when a kid I work with dropped in so I could help him bang some...
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      Girth replied to the thread Starter dropping out early?.
      Correct, not a CUCV. Just a cute little C10 I picked up for next to nothing, to be my new daily driver. :) Of course I've spent the...
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      Girth reacted to AuroraGirl's post in the thread Starter dropping out early? with Like Like.
      as long as you have one there, youre ok. EDIT: WELL. to be honest, you may not be ok. if you SHOULD have had a 27mt and you now have a...
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      Girth replied to the thread Starter dropping out early?.
      Ah... they're talking about the starter relay, with that "magnetic switch". Apparently some were mounted on the starter, some not. Found...
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      Girth replied to the thread Starter dropping out early?.
      Ok.... so now I'm searching some more. New starter doesn't have that switch off the solenoid, nor does the boss for the solenoid have...
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      Girth replied to the thread Starter dropping out early?.
      Ok... figured out the difference, 27MT vs 28MT or Direct vs Gear reduction. For this year, the 27 is correct, but the later 28 will...
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      Girth replied to the thread Starter dropping out early?.
      It’s the OEM bracket, but it’s not installed. Found it in the glove box. I noticed when searching the various parts suppliers last...
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      Girth reacted to Ricko1966's post in the thread Starter dropping out early? with Like Like.
      6.2and 6.5 are not the same bolt pattern as the gas engines,they also need a starter brace or they will break the block. Make sure all...
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