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Old 22-04-2010, 11:25   #1
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4-108 Starter

was informed a while back that only 7% of the 4-108s we instelled in marine use..
Thinking of getting an extra starter befor we head south.. and wondering if anyone knows if there is a defference in the starters and if so, how do you determine the style......
If there's no difference, I'll just hit the local tractor shop.......
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Old 22-04-2010, 11:31   #2
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Got a starter a few years ago that is half the size of the original AC Delco starter and therefore much easier to instal. It spins faster to.

Bougth if for around $240.00 from these guys:

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Randy--

You will need the specifics of your own engine to obtain the correct starter. IF you didn't receive the original papers fro your yacht when you bought her, there is a plate on the sife of the block with the engine number although it is difficult to access. You may also need the spacer that goes between the starter and the mount. Having had to replace the starter on our engine, I can tell you it is a serious pain in the butt--really serious. If CSY Man's small size starter will work, on your unit, it will make life a lot easier if you ever do have to replace the unit.

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Randy--

You will need the specifics of your own engine to obtain the correct starter. IF you didn't receive the original papers fro your yacht when you bought her, there is a plate on the sife of the block with the engine number although it is difficult to access. You may also need the spacer that goes between the starter and the mount. Having had to replace the starter on our engine, I can tell you it is a serious pain in the butt--really serious. If CSY Man's small size starter will work, on your unit, it will make life a lot easier if you ever do have to replace the unit.

FWIW...
I know the origional motor was replaced.. It only had 30 hours on, what they called the new style 4-108.., when I bought her... soposed to be a 56 hp instead of the 50hp..... but I do know the numbers, got them written down somewhere,,
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soposed to be a 56 hp instead of the 50hp..... but I do know the numbers, got them written down somewhere,,
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Never heard of a 56 HP 4-108.

Got any more details like the model #? (Not the serial #)
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