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#1 82bratavenger

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Posted 13 May 2005 - 10:01 PM

I just finnished a 5 speed mod on my 1982 GL Brat. The only problem I have hit now is that the starter has engaged the fly wheel and will not disengage after it starts. I am using the stock EA-81 starter but I changed the fly wheel to one from an '84 4x4 so it would fit the 9" plate. Do I need to use the starter from the L series donor or do I just need to shim the stock one? Or do I need to get one from an '84 for $35 from the junk yard? Any help would be great as I plan to mess with it tomarrow. Thanks! :banghead:

#2 ebarb

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 08:30 AM

I've run into a similar issue. How did you end up handling this?

#3 Gloyale

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 01:39 PM

Shim it out.

 

Or swap to an EA82 Flywheel.



#4 MilesFox

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 01:42 PM

in my ej swap/5spd/dr, i had to place a washer between the starter and the bellhousing, as the bendix would not retract fully






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