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    Posted: 30 August 2017 at 1:33pm
I'm looking for a recommendation for an Auto electrics whiz who could refurb my original starter motor and generator off a 67 splitty. I want to know if they are still serviceable or if I need new ones. Any ideas folks?
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Both are servicable, but new/reconditioned ones should be available from most motor factors on an exchange basis. Also I would seriously consider an alternator upgrade instead of the original dynamo.

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Thanks Ben. I wanted to keep the resto as near original as possible but will consider an alternator upgrade. Will have a scout around my local motor factors.
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Starter motors and dynamos are fairly easy to diy refresh, clean and undercut the commutator, then fit new brushes, an additional dynamo item is to clean the contacts in the regulator. If a greater level of restoration is needed, New bearings can be fitted.
But if they are both working, then why make more work and expense for yourself
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If it ain't broke, fix it till it is. If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem. Lack of funds is the mother of ingenuity
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Over the years i've had a few components (old stuff) rebuilt at Shandon in Bellshill



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