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post #1 of 8 Old 05-05-2011, 06:39 AM Thread Starter
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life expectancy for starter

what is the average life for our starters?

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i woudl say this is nearly impossible to answer given conditions, number of starts, winter temps, etc. shooting from the hip, i would say 3 to 4 years?

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think mine is getting tired. installed in 07. so almost 4yrs old.

97 ford f250 HD supercab xlt longbed
banks intercooler
banks power pack
285 75 16's
3" dp
DIY tymar intake 6637
stancor 586-902
B&W tow n stow
triple pillar gauges:
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ISS Pro trans temp gauge
Hayden 32k transcooler

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fwiw i really love my DB high torque starter...

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all original right here...

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Thinking pro-active I just changed my Power Steering Pump out last weekend cuz 170,000 miles I just didn't want to have it fail on the road this summer pulling my Travel Trailer or Boat. Now, the starter is original aswell so I guess that will be completed soon.

Whats' a good Starter upgrade from OEM and why?



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Mine has lasted 14 years and over 164,000 miles.



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Mine finally started sounding weak at 16 years/190,000 miles. Replaced it with a DB starter...best money I ever spent.

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