There are several choices when it comes to buying a performance starter. Powermaster has a wide range of choices to fit just about any application. Narrowing the choices down to exactly the right unit can be accomplished in three steps:Step 1:Torque Requirements-Speaking in general terms, a over 12:1 compression or higher engine should use a 200 ft.lb. starter. Engines up to 12:1 should use at least a 180 ft.lb. starter. 160 ft.lb. starters are good for engines up to 10.5:1.Step 2:Fitment-Consider headers, oil pans, and the mounting points on the engine and what size ring gear do you have.Step 3:Weight-Lastly, depending on the form of racing, the overall weight of the starter is a consideration.
my flywheel was changed and now my starter is not engaging. The pinion star needs to go in another inch and a half. Is there a different bracket for my Powermaster 9516, 1988 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L inline 6?
Rob200 from Miami, FL on
The 4.2 motor should be using the 9515 starter. The 9516 is for the 4.0 motor 91 and newer.
Rody from Miami, FL on
what does it mean by XS torque and LS1
Dennis from United States on
Thanks for asking. The Powermaster XS Torque starter is a high torque unit set up for GM LS1 engines
DP from United States on
I have a 68 Ford f-100 with a 360.Headers have been installed and the stock starter is to long to install. Will this 9506 be right for my application?
Duane from Indianapolis,In on
Thanks for the question. This Powermaster XS Torque Starter would be a good solution for your 1968 F-100 with a 360 FE and headers.