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I have a cobra 400 with small block chevy. The starter has a

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I have a cobra 400 with small block chevy. The starter has a problem to turn the engine especially when the engine is hot. I had the starter reconditioned --- the guy siad it did seem to be bad but anyway recon it. I also bought a ne we ruck battery. The result better but still a turn problem
What can I do
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

Can you some specs on the engine please?

You can chase your tail with difficult hot starting, but if it has too much timing then the starter will struggle.

Do you know how much timing the engine idles at?

Battery CCA rating?

Starter cable and engine ground cable size?

Is the ground cable at the starter case, bellhousing?