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Old 10-12-2014, 04:53 PM   #1
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8v starter relocation ?

is it possible and or a direct fit to run a 16v end cover on a 8v motor to relocate the starter on the intake ?
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In 85 the 8 valve starter moved under the intake just like the 16v. My EPC does not specify a difference between the 8v and 16v end cover, but I do not have first hand experience interchanging the 2
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Thanks for the reply. I'll look into it a bit more
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Old 10-13-2014, 06:13 PM   #4
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The blocks are the same, so they would bolt up, but you'll have to look at the oil drain passage that connects to the underside of the head to see if they are in the same place. I don't think there's any difference with the flywheels, but it's possible the ring gear offset or tooth pitch is different, but that should be pretty easy to check too. Sorry, I don't know off the top of my head, never tried to do that either.
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