Technical Discussion Topics related to Technical Issues

Starter Motor Swap

Old 02-05-2014, 12:48 PM
  #1  
Member
Squid
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Victoria, Australia (Bottom south east corner)
Posts: 67
2wheelsagain is on a distinguished road
Starter Motor Swap

Yesterday I went to start Scarlett and she cranked 1 revolution and stopped. Battery is good. Checked as many connections as I could without a teardown and all seemed ok. No joy with a jump start just lots of solenoid clicking and warm starter cable.

After much swearing I tapped the starter with a hammer and hit the button and she bellowed into life.

So, apparently some other Honda starters fit. Which ones? Straight swap or does the mount have to be swapped as well?
2wheelsagain is offline  
Old 02-05-2014, 01:29 PM
  #2  
Senior Member
MotoGP
 
7moore7's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 3,867
7moore7 is on a distinguished road
If you look at any fiche you can find the Honda part number for the starter. Using that you can reverse part search which bikes it's used on:

Starter:
31200-MAT-003

Where used:
http://www.hondapartshouse.com/oempa...nda_motorcycle

The starter for those will work as direct bolt on, or you can just search e-bay for the part number.
7moore7 is offline  
Old 02-05-2014, 01:50 PM
  #3  
Senior Member
SuperBike
 
Wicky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Essex, UK
Posts: 1,632
Wicky is on a distinguished road
Check Hornets, CBRs - basically any 600cc+ Honda from late 90s/early 00s
Wicky is offline  
Old 02-06-2014, 02:20 AM
  #4  
Rex Kramer-Thrill Seeker
SuperBike
 
CruxGNZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Brookfield, WI
Posts: 2,312
CruxGNZ is on a distinguished road
You can also rebuild your starter. eBay has rebuild kits Click here.

I had an electrical issue with my bike, and one of the things I tried was taking the starter apart and cleaning it. Although, a rebuild would've been just the same. Here's the thread click here. Post #12 has the pictures of the starter apart. It is really simple. Plus, since it was apart, I cleaned everything and painted it. It still looks fantastic today. Don't bother reading the whole thread. At the end, I replaced the entire wire harness and fixed it (I think it was a ground issue)
CruxGNZ is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
kenmoore
Modifications - Cosmetic
6
06-17-2014 03:55 PM
vtrktm
Classifieds
0
05-16-2012 01:04 PM
jay956
Technical Discussion
4
10-08-2011 11:15 AM
nick.p0306
Technical Discussion
7
01-15-2011 08:38 PM
Hawkrider
Ebay
0
09-06-2007 03:46 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Starter Motor Swap


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.