1968 beetle engine H just rebuilt, runsgreat on stand can't turn fast enough in car to start. Checked starter and battery, spins fine in trans hsg without engine installed. Put on stand, starts right

Asked by Jun 06, 2015 at 02:41 PM about the 1968 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Up. What is slowing the crank speed?

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Starter motor bushing in the transmission case is worn out. Make sure to get the correct one for your application.

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