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    Yesterday, 09:51 PM
    Interesting. I'm attempting to get the details on the flywheels from the R9/11 produced for South America. The ring gear looks to be closer to the...
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    10th December 2017, 07:10 AM
    c.lees replied to a thread R1190 Project in Restoration Projects
    That'll just buff out. I sent my first shell to scrap after working on it for a year. My second one was also full of rust, I've spent a lot of time...
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    29th November 2017, 07:31 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread R1190 Project in Restoration Projects
    It'll be fun.... You'll get a good chance to improve your sheet metal work. I had mine blasted, cheese grater indeed. If you can avoid it then if...
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    27th November 2017, 06:28 PM
    I have this one, I should have two, the other one will be here somewhere. Complete with top, air filter. Still bolted to a carb. Sent from my...
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    26th November 2017, 09:52 PM
    Is it the same as the later R10S air cleaners with the Webber carb? If so I'll have 2. I'll take a look tomorrow. Sent from my Nexus 6P using...
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    23rd November 2017, 07:31 AM
    I believe the R17 starter is different although I have seen a reference that the nose part number is the same. I photo may help. I hoping for...
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    22nd November 2017, 06:19 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread R12 starter motor in Renault Forum
    If it's not a Bosch it can't hurt to have another measurement. Sent from my Nexus 6P using aussiefrogs mobile app
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    22nd November 2017, 09:07 AM
    What starter motor does it have in it? A Bosch or something else? I'm interested in the something else. Sent from my Nexus 6P using aussiefrogs...
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    22nd November 2017, 06:47 AM
    c.lees replied to a thread R12 starter motor in Renault Forum
    I have already looked at this, there is a shaft diameter difference and a length difference but the real issue is the helical gear on the shaft that...
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    21st November 2017, 09:36 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread R12 starter motor in Renault Forum
    No joy on being able to use the K4M starter, bolt pattern isn't close enough unless I only want to run one bolt... Next step, completely dismantle...
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    21st November 2017, 09:38 AM
    c.lees replied to a thread R12 starter motor in Renault Forum
    Bowie, you think it's fun... It can be a challenge to find parts that'll work. Given I'll probably have to import a starter, get a trigger wheel...
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    20th November 2017, 10:15 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread R12 starter motor in Renault Forum
    And they got back to me to tell me they can't help as they are a wholesaler. Sent from my Nexus 6P using aussiefrogs mobile app
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    20th November 2017, 09:43 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread R12 starter motor in Renault Forum
    I've taken a look at making a franken-starter but alas, the helical gear where the throw out gear engages is a different diameter. I was hoping to...
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    19th November 2017, 10:35 AM
    c.lees replied to a thread R12 starter motor in Renault Forum
    So the Valeo D9E78 won't fit either. The diameter of the Bosch is around 92mm and is too large. The guy in France I got all my original info on the...
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    18th November 2017, 09:50 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread R12 starter motor in Renault Forum
    Simon, I don't suppose you have a list of suitable part numbers?
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    18th November 2017, 09:41 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread R12 starter motor in Renault Forum
    I did a quick search on one of the part numbers on the starter 90010658 (the pars that bolts to the bell housing) and an Australian made gear...
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    18th November 2017, 09:02 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread R12 starter motor in Renault Forum
    Ok then. Has anyone got one they wish to part with? Or are they still available or easy to come by? Sent from my Nexus 6P using aussiefrogs mobile...
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    18th November 2017, 08:35 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread R12 starter motor in Renault Forum
    Thanks John, diameter of the main body and length from the mounting face of the flange to the end. That'll be enough to tell me if it would fit any...
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    18th November 2017, 07:46 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread R12 starter motor in Renault Forum
    Does anyone have one not in a car they can measure? Sent from my Nexus 6P using aussiefrogs mobile app
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    18th November 2017, 07:27 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread R12 starter motor in Renault Forum
    All three are Bosch starters. I wonder how thick the outside case of the starter is, perhaps I can shave it down if something suitable can't be...
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    18th November 2017, 06:51 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread R12 starter motor in Renault Forum
    Col, it mounts to the bell housing just like on an R10. It's a late R10 bell housing. The starter interferes with the side of the block, I've...
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    18th November 2017, 05:40 PM
    c.lees replied to a thread R12 starter motor in Renault Forum
    I have considered this, I think it would end up 2mm thick. I can still look into this as I can weld a plate to the back on it first. There is then...
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    18th November 2017, 04:07 PM
    c.lees started a thread R12 starter motor in Renault Forum
    I'm test fitting the starter in the R10 bell housing on my K4M and I'm reluctant to shave any more off the block to make the starter clear. I...
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