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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-01-2016, 12:45 AM Thread Starter
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Removal for starter & solenoid 300B 1953

Hi everyone,

My dad needs to remove the starter motor and solenoid from his 1953 300B manual. Does any one have any information on how this can be accomplished with out a major strip out of the engine and components please.

It is very tightly packed in there and is very difficult to access
The manual shifting gear on the RHD Drive column make it even more fun.

He thinks he has a dead short through the starter and has to get it off.

Thanks Arthur
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I am not familiar with this model, but I do know that on later models (that don't have the firewall access panel in the cabin for the starter top bolt) it is suggested to lower the transmission support down in order to gain access to the starter top bolt (that must be removed blind with lots of socket extensions).


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Depending upon the overall condition of the vehicle and originality concerns, people have been known to cut a hole in the footwell for easier access.
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