Author Topic: 8V71 Starter LH  (Read 4025 times)

Offline 06 Bill

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8V71 Starter LH
« on: November 08, 2006, 06:01:51 AM »
Is the starter on a 8V71 12v Left rotation & 12v Right rotation wound in the same direction.
The part #s for a V drive & a T drive seem to be the same as far as the armatures go.
The splines are straight not spiraled as on a dedicated rotation armature.
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Offline busguy01

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Re: 8V71 Starter LH
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2006, 09:17:45 AM »
On auto type starters you can change rotation by clocking the brush holder to a different slot on the case.  I am fairly  sure that the same holds true on any DC starter or motor. You are changeing the relation of the brushes vs the field.
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Re: 8V71 Starter LH
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2006, 02:22:43 PM »
But remember - the clutch on the starter gear has to ratchets in the opposite direction
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