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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2018, 06:48 PM
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Posted By woofa.express
Re: question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

The starter I spoke about is what is illustrated by CarlG number 54 below.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-14-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,893
Posted By woofa.express
Re: question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

I took the starter to an old an versatile fellow who is jack of all trades and master of most. he was uncertain and endeavoured to seek help. however he came back without success, perhaps in fear of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-28-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,893
Posted By woofa.express
Re: question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

Thankyou all for your help. I value it.


I have a new field coil coming but regret not buying a whole new starter motor. But it's done now. thanks again, gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-26-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,893
Posted By woofa.express
Re: question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

I wished I'd purchased that new starter. I did purchase a new field coil and airfreight it hopefully in time for our national meet. the coil cost, in AUD 70 and the freight AUD 99. To airfreight the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-25-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,893
Posted By woofa.express
Re: question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

good day.
I went and put a starter bendix spring in line. it now has slightly less of an impact. Only slightly less but not very significant. I have ordered a new field coil. gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,893
Posted By woofa.express
Re: question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

Yes, mine is going to chew up the ring gear teeth if I don't get it modified.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2018, 02:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,893
Posted By woofa.express
Re: question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

If I had known you or any person wished to see this I would have kept them or at least photographed them. gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-11-2018, 02:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,893
Posted By woofa.express
Re: question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

Help is welcomed and received with gratitude. Theories are welcome and also received with gratitude but don't miss the forest for the trees.

The long and short of the matter is the starter motor...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-10-2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,893
Posted By woofa.express
Re: question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

thanks M2M. I'm not really a great mechanic and found the information on that link difficult to understand. However I have given the starter motor to my old friend who is nearly as old as my A to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,893
Posted By woofa.express
Re: question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

yes, I see on the internet a "modern starter drive" is infact a Barrel drive. thankyou MikeK
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-12-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,893
Posted By woofa.express
Re: question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

To MikeK.
Thankyou for that reply which was comprehensive and appreciated. Yes I understand all you have said and now I have a further question for you.
Snyders sell an adapter to attach to starter...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-02-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,893
Posted By woofa.express
Re: question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

hi Jim.
the vehicle was converted to 12V 30 years ago, with the exception of the starter motor and has worked well since, with the exception of the starter .
thankyou for your helpful offer. gary
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-01-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,893
Posted By woofa.express
Re: question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

Hi Bidonde. they have long been disposed of. cheers, gary.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-31-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,893
Posted By woofa.express
Re: question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

yeh, that's all correct mr Synchro and thankyou. however I must correct you. you see Woofa is my hound and can be viewed on my page. Woofa. express is my log on site. I say Woofa is my dog. Well...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-30-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,893
Posted By woofa.express
question. simple starter motor conversion to 12v

I have busted 2 shafts on my starter motor, being 6v and running 12v system.


I have researched and there seems many ways to convert. The rest of the car has been converted. what is the most...
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