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Starter Motor to 1969 Perkins 4-108

Postby Ronnie_B » Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:36 am

Hi, I'm searching details about the starter for this Transit.
I was told it's a Lucas 45 so I searched the Internet and found a starter on AutoDoc that should be compatible.
I received it yesterday just to find out that...

The flange bolt pattern didn't really match.
The solenoid pointed straight downwards instead of upwards.
The motor was turned backwards.

So any kind of information regarding the original starter will be very much appreciated. :D
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Re: Starter Motor to 1969 Perkins 4-108

Postby Neil » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:01 pm

solenoid is usually mounted parallel on the starter body ?? just have your old one rebuilt makes things simple
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Re: Starter Motor to 1969 Perkins 4-108

Postby Ronnie_B » Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:18 pm

I don't have any old starter, that's my problem.

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Re: Starter Motor to 1969 Perkins 4-108

Postby Ronnie_B » Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:44 pm

Neil wrote:solenoid is usually mounted parallel on the starter body ?? just have your old one rebuilt makes things simple


Yes the solenoid is parallel to the starter body, but then depending on the assembly rotation the solenoid can be on top of the starter or under the starter, down to the ground. That's how this one came.

If I had a starter to look at life had been very easy and I could most probably quite easy find a replacement, my problem is I don't have any starter at all in the car. Just a big empty hole.
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Re: Starter Motor to 1969 Perkins 4-108

Postby Neil » Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:48 pm

any good ebay

Perkins 4108 starter motor

£ 36.00 - SOLD (17 bids)
Ended Fri Jan 11th  4:48pm GMT
Seller: l.schuy
or

Starter motor. Insulated return. From Perkins 4108.

Starter motor. Insulated return. From Perkins 4108.Starter motor. Insulated return. From Perkins 4108.£ 199.00 - did not sell
Ended Thu Jan 10th  5:08pm GMT
Seller: santanasusan
">£ 199.00 - did not sell
Ended Thu Jan 10th  5:08pm GMT
Seller: santanasusan
">£ 199.00 - did not sell
Ended Thu Jan 10th  5:08pm GMT
Seller: santanasusan
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Re: Starter Motor to 1969 Perkins 4-108

Postby Ronnie_B » Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:07 pm

Neil wrote:any good ebay

Perkins 4108 starter motor

£ 36.00 - SOLD (17 bids)
Ended Fri Jan 11th  4:48pm GMT
Seller: l.schuy
or

Starter motor. Insulated return. From Perkins 4108.

Starter motor. Insulated return. From Perkins 4108.Starter motor. Insulated return. From Perkins 4108.£ 199.00 - did not sell
Ended Thu Jan 10th  5:08pm GMT
Seller: santanasusan
">£ 199.00 - did not sell
Ended Thu Jan 10th  5:08pm GMT
Seller: santanasusan
">£ 199.00 - did not sell
Ended Thu Jan 10th  5:08pm GMT
Seller: santanasusan

Sadly none of them fits a Transit MK1. :(
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Re: Starter Motor to 1969 Perkins 4-108

Postby jonochap » Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:17 pm

Have you tried Ralph? Ralph9 on here probably


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Re: Starter Motor to 1969 Perkins 4-108

Postby Ronnie_B » Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:21 pm

jonochap wrote:Have you tried Ralph? Ralph9 on here probably


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Hi, no I haven't, thanks for the hint. :)
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Re: Starter Motor to 1969 Perkins 4-108

Postby Ralph.9 » Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:35 am

I will have a look but I don't think I have one.
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Re: Starter Motor to 1969 Perkins 4-108

Postby Neil » Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:11 am

Ronnie_B wrote:
Neil wrote:any good ebay

Perkins 4108 starter motor

£ 36.00 - SOLD (17 bids)
Ended Fri Jan 11th  4:48pm GMT
Seller: l.schuy
or

Starter motor. Insulated return. From Perkins 4108.

Starter motor. Insulated return. From Perkins 4108.Starter motor. Insulated return. From Perkins 4108.£ 199.00 - did not sell
Ended Thu Jan 10th  5:08pm GMT
Seller: santanasusan
">£ 199.00 - did not sell
Ended Thu Jan 10th  5:08pm GMT
Seller: santanasusan
">£ 199.00 - did not sell
Ended Thu Jan 10th  5:08pm GMT
Seller: santanasusan

Sadly none of them fits a Transit MK1. :(
the pictures was to give you a comparison
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