VW Starter, 6 Volt, Manual Transmission, Rebuilt $75 Core

SR11X
VW Starter, 6 Volt, Manual Transmission, Rebuilt $75 Core
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Product Description

This 6 Volt rebuilt starter is originally made by Bosch. This starter is compatible with 6 Volt Beetles, Karmann Ghias, Buses and Type 3s. A $75.00 charge will be added to this product at checkout for the cost of the core. This part is rebuilt by Bosch, the original manufacturer.

If you are converting a 1966 or earlier Volkswagen to a 12 Volt, DO NOT change your starter to a 12 Volt starter.

Only swap to a 12 Volt starter if you have swapped out your flywheel to a 12 Volt, 200mm flywheel or if you have changed the engine in your original 6 Volt car to an engine with a 12 Volt flywheel.

If you are installing a 12 Volt starter in a transmission from a 6 Volt car, you will need the conversion starter bushing: Part #: 4028

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Compatibility

Please Note:The information listed below is for stock, unmodified VW's manufactured for sale in the US. VW's are commonly modified and very often parts from another year VW may have been installed on your car. California Pacific JBugs is not responsible for any errors if your car has been modified in any way.
VW Beetle
Sedan
1954 - 1977
Ragtop
1954 - 1963
Sunroof
1964 - 1977
Convertible
1954 - 1970
VW Super Beetle
Sedan
1971 - 1975
Convertible
1971 - 1979
VW Karmann Ghia
Coupe
1956 - 1974
Convertible
1957 - 1974
VW Type II (Bus)
Bus
1955 - 1979
Single Cab
1955 - 1979
Double Cab
1958 - 1979
1981 - 1982
VW Type 3
Squareback
1962 - 1973
Notchback
1962 - 1973
Fastback
1966 - 1973
VW Thing
Thing
1973 - 1974

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Helpful Hints


Upgrading 6 Volt to 12 Volt electrical systems:


Keeping a 6 volt Starter.

When upgrading from a 6 volt system to a 12 volt system, contrary to popular belief, the 6 volt starter can be retained, meaning it is not a requirement to install a 12 volt starter. The stock 6 volt starter & 180mm flywheel will work on a 12 volt system. The result is an engine that will spin twice as fast during starting, making it much easier/faster to start your engine!

When using a 6 volt starter on a 12 volt system, it is important to only use it in short bursts- meaning if the engine is not starting right away, do not continuously run the starter, give it a break! 5 to 10 seconds should be PLENTY of time to start an engine when a 6 volt starter is used on a 12 volt system.

Switching out for a 12 volt Starter.

If you do decide to remove your 6 volt starter, you will also need to remove your 180 mm (known as a 6 volt) flywheel, as the number of teeth are different making them incompatible with a 12 volt starter. This does lead to other hurdles.

A 12 volt flywheel will not fit 1100cc (25 horse), 1200cc (36 horse) or 1200cc (40 horse) engine directly. The mating surface of the flywheel is different. The 12 volt flywheel diameter is larger than a 6 volt, and may not fit inside of the bell housing of the 6 volt era transmission. This means you will need to grind the bellhousing out in various locations to make room for the larger flywheel. Furthermore, when installing the new flywheel, it is IMPERATIVE that the end play be set, or fatal damage can occur to the engine block. An advantage to the 12 volt flywheel, is that it does require the use of a larger clutch disc and plate, which can allow better grip for performance applications. This does mean of course, that the clutch and pressure plate also need be replaced when exchanging the 6 volt starter out for the 12 volt starter.

So what's the right choice?

Obviously it is much cheaper and simpler to simply retain the 6 volt starter, however in racing applications where clutch grip is a question, the 12 volt starter may be the way to go. If you are changing 6v Starter to a 12v Starter you would need the conversion bushing.

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