Originally Posted by jhall0711
The noise your hearing "when the pulleys are not moving" is that starter turning without turning over the motor. The flywheel teeth appear to be stripped pretty badly in that one spot. By turning the motor by hand IE moving the big pulley at the bottom that is hard to turn, you can move it to a good part of the flywheel to get the starter to engage again; but that is only a temporary fix.
So what your saying is I need a new flywheel?