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Old 11-10-2018, 09:19 PM
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Need a starter for 454.i have been looking at mini starters.prices seem reasonable.i am running long tube headers.they only show 2 posts.one for battery and start.my harness has one for relay also.are they better or should I stay oem?not a numbers matching car
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Old 11-10-2018, 10:56 PM
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R is resistor-actually lack thereof-for hotter spark when cranking starter. Bypasses the resistor that keeps points from burning up. Unnecessary with HEI or any other electronic ignition. If you are running a points distributor it is not really necessary but a big help.
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Old 11-10-2018, 10:57 PM
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I got mine from DB Electric. PMGR GM Style starter. Spins my 496 no problem. And for $60, can't beat it. If it dies, I'll get another one.
And it does have the post for the resistor bypass.

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Old 11-10-2018, 11:48 PM
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Thanks for the Information guys I think I will go with a mini starter
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