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After shimming and reshimming my new GM mini starter wired to use the Ford solenoid to beat a heat soak problem with the old behemouth starter I couldn't get the bendix to disengage as it should.


I finnally took it off and went to a local starter shop. The guy immediately pointed out the jumper wire I ran to use the Ford solenoid had to be removed!!!!!

As it turns out because the mini starter has permanent magnets it causes the bendix to stay engaged for about 5 seconds too long!!!


Went home and removed the jumper, ran a separate wire from the solenoid, and everthing works like a champ!!!!!
 
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