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Discussion in 'General Maverick/Comet' started by chandler, Jul 4, 2017.

  1. chandler

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    Got lucky and found another maverick the owner had said they could not start it after getting the C-4 transmission rebuilt?! I got it home and threw a battery in it, sounded like the starter was not engaging all the way to the flywheel. No problem I have another starter I bench check to be sure works fine. I put it on it does the same thing. After more inspection it appears the flywheel is the smaller 13 1/4" in dia. compared to the larger flywheel that is 14 1/4" (I have these hanging on my wall for reference) Are there different starters for a C-4? I cannot find the tag on the transmission to see what year it is, its missing. Any help would be appreciated
     
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    Check to see if there is two bolt holes in the upper position on bell(may be lower)... I've seen bells for the 164T flexplate have both... What I don't know is if the extra bolt hole will help your issue... Sounds like you have a 157T flexplate in a large bell C4 or maybe C5...
     
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    Here is a picture as I measured from the teeth of the flywheel to the bell housing and I have 7/16" of gap trans.jpg
     
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    Well since we are comparin' sizes...

    You no doubt have a different bell than mine has...

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