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Old 06-28-2010
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Randy,
I spoke to Shane this afternoon and we discussed the procedure. Here are some pics. (just the interesting points)

I took the solenoid off and removed the back. The S connector post and the starter connection pose need to be pushed through the cover to remove it. Use care not to break the connection with the internal wires.

I rotated the two contacts 90 degrees to provide a fresh surface to the washer. I cleaned up the washer. It seemed that the copper surface was not all the way through, so I didn't reverse it. Anyway, the contacts were very deeply worn and now it works great.
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VERY NICELY DONE!!! Glad that it worked out. The new "re-manufactured" solenoid washers and contacts were not nearly as thick as the old, original ones when I replaced mine. That's why I kept the old one as a "backup" since the core exchange was only worth $35 after paying the postage to return a 50# piece of iron in the mail. We need to get your oil leaks cleaned up. It would appear that some of the oil is finding its way into the "more sensitive" components like this one.
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Shane,
The sensative part the oil is hitting is the driveway, and the sensativee is Kathy. Wee wee pads under the gennnie inside and out.
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Gardner,i learned that trick when i was a kid,and had no money to buy new parts,maybe thats why i'm still a junk yard dog!
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Shane,
The sensative part the oil is hitting is the driveway, and the sensativee is Kathy. Wee wee pads under the gennnie inside and out.

I have a heck of a deal going on my leftover fine British Linens to go under that Fine British power plant;


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Gardner,i learned that trick when i was a kid,and had no money to buy new parts,maybe thats why i'm still a junk yard dog!
Flopping the solenoid washer was pretty much standard operating procedure for us old hot rodder seat of the pants school of hard knocks mechanics. All you really got when buying a rebuilt unit was a new washer & spring anyway. Big time profit for the rebuilding shops. Still doing the same thing today on my old (1956) Olds starter
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