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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Jun 21st, 03, 02:49 PM Thread Starter
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just installed a powermaster mini starter and im having a problem with the starter pinion gear is just hitting the flywheel teeth no matter how much i shim or not shim. it seems to only engage if the starters pinion gear happens to be in perfect alingment with the flywheel teeth. this is a 69 with munci and lakewood bellhousing and sm. blk 350. any tips would be appr.
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1969 camaro convertible, sm blk 350 trick flow heads, m21 muncie, 3.73 rear. hugger orange with blacks stripes. 12.90 @ 107mph
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Jun 22nd, 03, 04:08 PM
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I use Powermasters all the time and have never had an alignment issue. I have autos and Muncies by the way.

I would say that the alignment is still off. Is your model the universal model that will accept both tooth counts?

Align with putting a paperclip in the mesh between the drive gear and the driven teeth.

Should work.
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