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We use have used Larryb parts to rebuild many a starter.
LarryB's Denso Starter EASY rebuild kit for 94-06 Cummins & Dodge LarryB's

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Thanks a bunch for the tip to LarryB's, exactly what I had in mind.
Here is the rub:
the local guy I went to is the very last old craftsman to do starter and alternator rebuilding here, excellent reputation of honestly and skill.
Here is what he said:
"I quit rebuilding that starter several years ago for a couple of reasons, mainly the brush wires you have to solder in are so short, by the time you get enough heat for the silver solder, it runs too far up the braid towards the brush and then the brush cant move freely enough
also concern about the heat going the other direction toward the field coils, unsoldering something there
He said if you use regular solder instead of silver solder, it can actually melt out if you get the starter too hot

OK I can easily understand solder running too far up the braid (don't ask my why;-) but I didn't know you have to use silver solder in a diesel starter.

Is he correct on the silver solder vs regular?

Any thoughts on this are quit welcome, thanks!

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