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( will I never stop with the questions??)<p>Given the four brands of rebuilt starters I'm finding offered (Autoline, Bosch, HiTest, & USA Industries), is there any one or ones that your collective experience says to avoid? I'm not giving anybody my core so HiTest is least expensive and, of course, Bosch is most expensive.<p>Oh yes, '67 122s w/stock B18 if it makes a difference<p>TIA!<p>Gary i.
 

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Re: Starter questions (pookybear)

<A HREF="http://www.racepages.com/products/?D=volvo+starter&Ntt=volvo+starter&Dx=mode+matchallpartial&Ntk=Main&Ntx=mode+matchallpartial&N=11890+4294964460&Nty=1" TARGET="_blank">http://www.racepages.com/produ...Nty=1</A><p>(may time-out)<p><br>Looking at the plethora (spell that without any rth) of starter shops in your area another option would be to have the existing starter and solenoid rebuilt.<p>The cheapest reman starter plus core is $75+ and shipping. If you did the remove/install work on the starter/solenoid (plus a good cleaning) it is very possible that a starter shop could be a better deal.<p>Yet another route is a salvage starter/solenoid that tests OK.<p>WBYDU.<p>George Dill<p><br>
 

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George<p>The best online price I found was $83.57 delivered, outright. I sort of wanted to do the home rebuild on my own core and keep it for stock.<p>The best price I found to rebuild mine locally was $100.00, if I hand it to them. <p>While I have no problem with salvage parts in general I shy away from items I can't easily test for myself in the scrapyard.<p>Should I have any reason to be wary of USA Industries S418? If not, that's where I'm going...and soon, while the weather is good!<p>-Gary i.
 

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Re: Starter questions (pookybear)

I think starters and alternators are all rebuilt by the same bunch of contractors no matter who you buy them from or what brand is on the box (didn't used to be that way, but it is now). I'd decide based on price and customer service -- the quality (or lack of) is going to be the same wherever you buy it.<p>I'm with George, though -- having a local specialist rebuild yours is your best shot at getting a quality product, and maybe your only shot at getting a warranty.
 

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Re: Starter questions (pookybear)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>pookybear</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Oh yeah George, I forgot to ask....WBYDU?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Whatever blows your dress up.<p>Today's meaning - the choice is yours to make.<p>Origins?<p>Probably...<p><A HREF="http://i360.photobucket.com/albums/oo49/TKg0esharD/MARLYNMONROE.jpg?t=1240443433" TARGET="_blank">http://i360.photobucket.com/al...43433</A><p>George Dill
 

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LOL! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 
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