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starter on 81 and 88, are they interchangable?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 88jimmyoungowner, Nov 19, 2002.

  1. 88jimmyoungowner

    88jimmyoungowner 1/2 ton status

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    i want to take the starter(brand new) off my 88 and put t on my 81. will this work?

    thanks
     
  2. 4X4HIGH

    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Yes, as long as they both have the same diameter flexplate. There are two different size flexplates that GM used. Just make sure that both flexplates are the same size and it will work.
     
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    how can i tell that?
     
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    You will need to measure both flexplates.
     

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