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Does anyone make a better/stronger starter motor?

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Is there an alternative to the oem starter motor or is there maybe someone who can rewind the stock armature for more power? I don't think the bike really needs it but it might be handy.

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YEP, Shorai and you should be good to go. I've never touched my starter but did replace the one way bearing/clutch gizmo once.

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Might be time for a rebuild, very easy to do with $20.00 in parts from your Local Honda Dealer. then if that doesn't help your problem, try getting a new Shorai Lithium Iron battery.

What do you get for 20$ in parts? My started is acting up.

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What do you get for 20$ in parts? My started is acting up.

New brushes and springs, that's usually all you need. Just take it apart and clean all the internals, then put it back together and roll:ride:

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New brushes and springs, that's usually all you need. Just take it apart and clean all the internals, then put it back together and roll:ride:

That is very good to know! I need to get on this and just do it. Ive been kicking for 9 months now.... In the mountains it sucks!!

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That is very good to know! I need to get on this and just do it. Ive been kicking for 9 months now.... In the mountains it sucks!!

Pay attention when you take it apart, it takes patience to put the springs and brushes back in. I use sone long needle nose pliers. There's a good pic in the service manual that describes this in detail.:lol:

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Make absolutely sure all the washers go back in the way they came out. There is a non-conductive washer in there that has to be in the right spot.

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The starter did stop working. I pulled it apart (what a bitch to get it out :lol:) and found the brushes were worn and the wire to one of them was broken. Fitted a new set of brushes but now it doesn't turn with enough power. Battery is good and fully charged so it needs a new armature which isn't available on it's own so I'll need a complete new motor for $250.

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The starter did stop working. I pulled it apart (what a bitch to get it out :lol:) and found the brushes were worn and the wire to one of them was broken. Fitted a new set of brushes but now it doesn't turn with enough power. Battery is good and fully charged so it needs a new armature which isn't available on it's own so I'll need a complete new motor for $250.

I have one that I rebuilt for a spare. I'll sell it to you. Send me a PM.

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