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Broken electrical post on starter

Post by Marv K » Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:41 pm

What is the best/preferred/easiest fix?
This is for the TT.
Thanks.
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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

Post by Scott_Conger » Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:46 pm

There is only one fix. Break out your American Beauty 250W soldering iron and replace the stud/strap.
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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

Post by Marv K » Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:48 pm

The 'break point' is below the starter shell/housing....
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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

Post by Scott_Conger » Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:50 pm

and that's where the strap resides. Like it or not, your starter is coming out and coming apart.

The stud has all but certainly twisted and broken the copper strap
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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

Post by Marv K » Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:08 pm

Thanks, Scott. I was hoping to have less of a headache....
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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

Post by Scott_Conger » Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:23 pm

Sorry 'bout that Marv

there is no quick fix, unfortunately

Langs sells what you need...it's a Ron Patterson mfg'd part

I don't see it now, but they used to sell them...show Ashley the picture I sent and ask if they have that part on the shelf.
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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

Post by Marv K » Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:38 pm

Thanks again!
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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

Post by Henry K. Lee » Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:48 pm

Marvin old cars are not headaches, they are therapy!

Quit being an old grump, fix it!

LOL

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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

Post by BobShirleyAtlantaTx » Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:56 am

Just a reminder, you must remove the starter drive, (Bendix) before the starter will come out.

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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

Post by andrefordt » Thu Oct 17, 2019 5:48 am

https://www.modeltford.com/item/5107RK.aspx

here is the part you need.

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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

Post by Scott_Conger » Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:55 am

Thanks Andre

I could not for the life of me locate that on the website
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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

Post by George N Lake Ozark » Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:28 pm

I think Mike Bender has a series of videos on starter rebuilding that covers installing

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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

Post by Marv K » Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:09 am

Thanks, Andre & George.....
Are Mike Bender's videos available online? I'm not familiar with him.
Thanks, again.
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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

Post by jab35 » Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:39 am

Marv: Here's the Starter rebuild video, http://modelt-tips.com/Electrical/02.html
And the home page where other helpful information can be found, http://www.modelt-tips.com/

Good luck, jb


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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

Post by Ron Patterson » Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:46 am

Go to this link for instructions on using Lang's starter terminal bolt repair part.
https://modeltfordfix.com/repairing-a-c ... #more-2388


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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

Post by jab35 » Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:13 am

Ron: Excellent article!

Where can I obtain the correct copper terminal stud for this repair? My go to vendor only offers brass terminal studs. Thanks, jb


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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

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Re: Broken electrical post on starter

Post by jab35 » Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:12 am

Thanks, Ron.

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