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Does anyone know the best place to buy a replacement starter motor (or spares) for my Austin 12/4. It is a Lucas m418a. The issue I have is the dog gear pushes the lock ring off the end of the spline because the thread is worn and then it jams in the ring gear.
I think you'll have to look for a used starter, either that or have yours reconditioned. There are specialist repairers advertised in the Automobile and similar mags, but Mark Greening (Alderton Austin Services 0124 262 0609) or Theo Selby (located at Austins of Old Arley) might be able to find a serviceable replacement.
Peter C. 
Last edited by 6515_Peter_Christie (2017-04-03 17:41:37)
Thanks for the advice/contacts ..... I will give them a call ... I want to see if I can get it sorted this season as starting with the starting handle looks the part but always results in a few knuckle scrapings with your hand /wrist between the body and bumper.