Need new motors? break a chain? brakes not work? swapping out pinions or sprockets?

Moderators: robnewyork, bassiclyLouDog, gameboy

Has anyone on here tried using a large 12v car starter motor for a 8cyl truck/SUV? It has high torque (needs to turn over 8 cylinders), can handle high Amps (300-400 cold cranking Amps every time you start your car), 2000-3000rpm at 12v. Dirt cheap on ebay used. The only difficult part would be getting a sprocket on the spline. Might require some welding. ... ation.html


By robnewyork
theyre built for low duty cycle and massive torque, theyre built like garbage as cheap as possible internally.. so generally , without scifi level cooling they wont last.

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