Originally Posted by douglips
My dad has a diesel rebuilder guy who cleaned it up and my dad rebuilt it with new brushes, works great!
The neverending saga is, when we put the starter back in we screwed something up in the electrical, now nothing (gauges, blower, lights) works except for the engine. Everything was working before so obviously we failed to reinstall the starter right. Joy!
Look for a red wire that has a ring terminal on it- if it's on the wrong post, the gauges will only be energized while cranking.