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Post by Ninja_Freak »

Hi fellas..

I was looking around for an uprated starter to add some zing to my ignition.. :lol:

There's not a lot of info out there except to Ebay sh*t and 2k starters with 14 teeth? Price-wise I've seen 40 quid all the way up to 200 quid. Of course, money doesn't always equate to better performance / quality.

Any thoughts / advice? What are you lot using?

Thanks in advance!

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wosp starters are the gold standard. other than that, the cheap £50 ebay 2kw starters work fine, i have 2 here in fact on the shelf doing nothing.
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This is what I have
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/283644172946
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WOSP starter for absolute best performance - otherwise I would probably recommend a used R3 starter as the budget option.
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nightfire10 wrote:
Sun Aug 13, 2023 5:02 pm
This is what I have
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/283644172946

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Now that I finally have my car back.. Bought this ^^ works great so far..
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Post by warpc0il »

IIRC it was one of those that someone had a solenoid fail on and was looking repair/replace.

Eventually they finally agreed to contact the seller, after prompts from many of us, despite it being 3+ years old.

The starter was replaced with a complete new unit, and all they had to pay for was postage to return the old one, being out of warranty, which sounded fair to me.
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