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WTT: Skytec Starter p/n 149-12PM for 149-12LS


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Feb 1, 2007
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I've got a Skytec 149-12PM lightweight starter on a Christen Eagle. Its currently got about 25 hours since new on it. It works great. The problem is that under g load, the starter comes in contact with the cowling. The starter is undamaged, except for some scratches on the solenoid where this contact has taken place. I will gladly send some pictures of this to any interested party.

If I change to a 149-12LS, the solenoid is on the other side and the problem will be alleviated.

I would also be interested in buying a 149-12LS starter if someone has one that they'd like to part with.
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Oct 30, 2009
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If you can hang tight til Sunday or Monday I'll let you know if i have what you need. I have a full pickup truck load of spares coming from the guy I bought my plane back from and I know he changed the starter and it had a skytec on when I sold it to him.

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