I replaced it with a gear reduction starter. The installation was easy apart from needing to machine down a Lucas aluminum spacer ring to put the pinion gear in the right location. The starter was as good an investment as the engine rebuild itself. I wish I had changed it years earlier.
: My thought was... "Hey! I'm not the
: only one who has experienced a broken
: brush spring. Why don't they make
: new/replacement brush springs!"
: Maybe they do make them now but when I
: needed them I also had to rob them from
: another old starter. Thank goodness
: LBC owners are packrats and Lucas used
: common parts in their products.
: BTW... nice write up!
: Doug L.
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: lol. yeah. It's a Duplex. So the door
: see, there is second just behind that
: bush. The center is open common area
: for the two units. Parking for only one
: vehicle. guess they have to fight over
: usage. Strange indeed.
: My first thought was...I did this
: awesome write-up and all you can think
: about is my neighbor's garage? lol...