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This video I replace my starter on my vw bus.

Jan 31, Volkswagen engineers designed a Bushing Puller for the 6 Volt Starter Bushing and another for the 12 Volt Bushing. Let’s look at the Bushing Location first. In order to do this, I have a VW transmission which has been gutted and cleaned for the purpose.

The first picture shows the Long-bodied Starter in place. Feb 01, Beetle Owner and Reader Beth Leverman, of Dallas, Texas, submitted the following method for Bushing Removal and Installation using tools at hand. Thank you, Beth for working this up and for the photos!

To remove the old 12 Volt Starter Bushing, tap the old Bushing using a 7/16ths tap. If the Bushing will not remove by pulling on the Estimated Reading Time: 1 min.

Mar 24, Replacing A VW Starter motor bush. 24th March I knew my starter motor had failed with a broken winding and thought that it was likely that this was due to a worn starter motor bush that had caused the windings to hit one of the magnets. VW Beetle rear brake conversion with Mk 4 Audi/Golf calipers.

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Apr 13, Just pull the starter and anything else in the way (Heater tubes). If you have a 6 volt starter use a 1/2" x 13 TAP to screw into the bushing to remove it.

If you have a 12 volt starter use a 7/16 x 14 TAP. If you have a tranny from a 6 volt car but have a 12volt starter it will have a conversion bushing and that takes a 7/16 x 14 TAP also. Dec 17, STARTER BUSHING, starter motor shaft to transmission (use this when converting to 12V with a pre transmission.) I don't have a great way to accurately measure the hole size way up in there, but by trying a bunch of different o.d. sockets in the hole, I estimate that the hole size is about 19/32", right between the (approximately) 17/ Apr 07, In an air-cooled VW, the upper starter mounting bolt is also the upper right engine-to-tranny bolt.

This must be removed from inside the engine compartment at the 17mm nut. You can find this nut on a late Bus/early Vanagon forward (FIF) of the throttle body and on a Beetle or other Type 1 engined vehicle forward of the fan housing. is the one stop shop for classic VW Beetle, Super Beetle, Bus/ Type 2, Karmann Ghia, Type 3 and Thing Parts.

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