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Old 03-17-2011, 11:36 AM
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Originally Posted by mcboi52 View Post
You might be dead-on with this one. I definitely didn't shim the new one when I installed it. Is there a standard shim that needs to be used for these? Also...about the ring gear...and this may sound stupid...but I'm guessing it's pretty involved to change it?!? Meaning, not something I should try at home?
Frequently there will be shims in the box with the starter. You measure the clearance between the starter shaft and ring gear to determine which shim or if a shim is needed at all.

Yes, changing the ring gear is pretty involved. You will have to get the trans, bellhousing, etc. out of the way so you can remove the flywheel/flexplate.

It is easy to check the teeth on the ring gear by pulling the starter and looking at or feeling the teeth inside the hole where the nose of the starter goes.

Last edited by Table Rocker; 03-17-2011 at 01:18 PM. Reason: typo
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