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My starter decided to go south on me last night, luckly I was still in the garage. I crawled underneath my car and it looks like I have to remove the crossover pipe to get the starter out..Does that have to be removed to get the starter out??? Any tips??
 

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Yep...gotta drop the cross over....disconnect the battery...
 

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I didn't have to on mine. Just removed the flexplate. I have the Poston crosspipe, so maybe the angle isn't as radical as the stock one??? I usually wrap the ground cable in a rag or bag to avoid zapping!


[This message has been edited by GNX (edited July 19, 2001).]
 

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My GN eats at least one starter per year. I just changed it again on Sunday. I have the stock crossover pipe and have never needed to remove the pipe to remove the starter.
 

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Looks like I was outvoted!
 

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I'm with Steve, It was a lot easier with the crossover out of the way. I wasted 1/2 hour fiddling with the starter/crossover interference, when it only took five minutes to remove the crossover and another 5 to reinstall it. My crossover is a BGC SS one so maybe that makes a difference.

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Thanks for the input. I installed a new starter over the weekend, removing cross over
sure made it easier. While I had the starter out I pulled the engine mounts, the driver side came out in 2 pieces, ouch!
 
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