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By JACK 1467 Date 2014-10-03 22:10 Edited 2014-10-03 22:21
do I need to install a 12 volt flywheel if I have a 6 volt flywheel on a  12 volt  Alt.
By Jeffrey P 655 Date 2014-10-04 02:53
The flywheel should match the starter
By JACK 1467 Date 2014-10-04 14:30
what would happen if I use the same one?,
By Kellison Jim Date 2014-10-04 14:54
Kellison Jim
By Ron S 3875 Date 2014-10-05 14:02
It  is more then teeth.
http://nls.net/mp/volks/htm/6v_12v.htm

You would be better off keep the 6V starter till it give up.

I have seen starters modified.
I have seen aftermarket starters with 12v unit but pre-66 teeth and shaft.

Lastly I will search my archives and see if I can find the step-by-step for conversion to 12V on a pre-66 engine/starter.  Some machining/grinding is required to relieve the housing also.
By Jeffrey P 655 Date 2014-10-05 14:55
"It  is more then teeth."

Well that depends on the question. You can use a 6v flywheel and 6 volt starter (see my prior response0 on a 12v system without any issues.

You can't use a 12v flywheel with a 6 volt starter (and vice versa) due to the teeth issue (see my prior response).

If you are looking to convert from a 6 volt system to a 12 volt system than you can use the 6 volt flywheel & starter or you can convert to a 12 volt flywheel and 12 volt starter. If you are already running an IRS you are all set. If you are running a swing than you will likely need to clearance the bell housing and either get a new busing for the starter or run an autostick. You will then obviously need to convert all 6 volt electrical components to 12v.

So the level of complexity is dependent on the question being posed.
By JACK 1467 Date 2014-10-09 22:59
I put a new cluch in  with the bearing and plate , but in  first gear I get a hooping from the from the assend,
only in first gear, it takes off in all the other gears. It"s only when I come off the line @a light or stop sign .
can I be doing something wrong on the adjustment.....
thanks jack.
By Jeffrey P 655 Date 2014-10-09 23:25
Do you have enough bend in your Bowden tube?
By JACK 1467 Date 2014-10-10 00:02
what do you mean do I have bend on the cable
and  witch way do's it need to bend????
By Kellison Jim Date 2014-10-10 01:10
Here you go.....

Kellison Jim
By JACK 1467 Date 2014-10-10 09:57
my cable look's nothing like that,
I have a cable just a cable coming out of half of what you have in your photo,
thank you
jack.
By Jeffrey P 655 Date 2014-10-10 14:50
Well that's your problem then.
By JACK 1467 Date 2014-10-10 21:08
thanks for all your help  jeff.
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