28MT Starter

Recovry4x4

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I have one in my SECM for probably 8-9 years. They require a different support bracket. The brackets are still available, the ones for the 27MT starters are few and far between new.
 

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I wish I could find one..domestic made. They spin faster with less current draw. I have the bracket.
The big benefit is half the weight.
 

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I wish I could find one..domestic made. They spin faster with less current draw. I have the bracket.
The big benefit is half the weight.
I know this does you no good but several years back I picked up a CME Arma rebuilt 28MT at the GA Rally for under a hun. It sits patiently waiting for the china copy to give up the smoke but it just keeps working.
 

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For the starter, there are several different part numbers. Is this the correct unit part number for the 6.2? 21580DR Starter- Delco 28MT
 

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The 28MT on my 85 M1008 does not turn over the engine as fast as the old 27MT. However it still starts like it's supposed to...
 

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I have one on order..back order. But with employee discount, under $100. Anyone have experience with DB Electrical?
 

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I have one on order..back order. But with employee discount, under $100. Anyone have experience with DB Electrical?
The local auto electric shop ordered my 28MT.. no idea where it came from. They use the same supplier for the starter and they haven't had any issues with them. My 86 M1008 has a 28MT 12 volt version and it works just fine, just doesn't turn the engine as fast as the 24 volt version.

*the 24 volt 28MT does NOT turn over the engine nowhere near as fast as the 27MT.
 

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The slow ship from China arrived, I have a new 28MT for under $100. Now to install it. Yes, I have the bracket.

Guess I should order the 27MT overhaul parts now?
 

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The slow ship from China arrived, I have a new 28MT for under $100. Now to install it. Yes, I have the bracket.

Guess I should order the 27MT overhaul parts now?
I wish someone could figure out why my 27MT kept eating up a bendix. It had all of the correct 24V parts, just couldn't get a bendix to last.
 

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Solenoid coils can store a bit of electrical energy, when they are deenergized, this manifests as a spark when the magnetic field decays. Most solenoids have a shunt diode to prevent damage to contacts. If the diode were missing or installed incorrectly, the voltage spike can break down insulation
 
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LT67

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The Taiwan 28MT came with a test sheet, 5.23 kW is over 7 horse power. Now to get a round tuit..
We all love how fast the 24V 27MT turns over the engine. If your fuel and glow plug systems are working as they should, any starter will fire up an engine real quick. My 86 M1008 has the 12V conversion and a 28MT 12V starter. It starts just as fast as my 85 M1008 with the 24V 28MT starter.

Still miss the sound of the 27MT....
 
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