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Starter options for 944/85.1 (early) starter models


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TLDR: I'd like to replace my starter. Does anyone still stock the large diameter starters?

 

After getting weaker and weaker and giving me a few push starts, the starter on my 1985.1 944NA has now finally given out. It is a large diameter Bosch starter with the markings 047 911 023A.

 

From what I've read, there have historically between two starter options that fit, an earlier large diameter starter and a later model smaller diameter starter.  The later model smaller diameter starters will fit (95160410100), but its increased EMI may cause issues with speed/reference sensors and the replacement bracket to fix this is $125+.  In 2012, people were enjoying a third option in Ideola starters, which seems to have gone out of business.  

 

However, the current part number seems to return small diameter starters EG, https://www.fcpeuro.com/Porsche-parts/944/?year=1985&m=20&e=803&t=6&b=9&d=&v=12&keywords=starter

https://www.autohausaz.com/pn/SR10X?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=frooglePN&utm_term=047911023

 

 

If I want to use the newer smaller diameter starter, the updated sender sleeve is $35 (https://parts.porschelivermore.com/oem-parts/porsche-sender-sleeve-94410132000) and it also needs a new bracket that is more expensive.

 

Does anyone still stock the larger diameter starters at an affordable price?

 

 

 

 

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You can have the current starter overhauled at a Bosch center, spare parts are still availlable. This is a cheaper solution and remains original, collectors of classic cars do this all of the time.

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