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Plastic starter gear w/ steel ring gear?

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by 1/2tonthatcould, Dec 10, 2013.

  1. 1/2tonthatcould

    1/2tonthatcould Member
    from MA
    Messages: 35

    Anyone know if this will work ok? I know plastic is usually only used with aluminum ring gears. Thanks.
  2. jasonv

    jasonv PlowSite.com Addict
    from kannada
    Messages: 1,114

    Starter for what?
    It doesn't really matter if you're running plastic against aluminum or steel -- either is harder than the plastic, so the plastic part will always be the weak link.