All-Terrain Lawn Tractor Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

All-Terrain Lawn Tractor Forum

Like riding lawn tractors through mud, woods, rocks, and snow? Then this is the place for you! Share your ideas, Post your projects and more!
 
PortalHomeSite RulesEventsFAQSearchRegisterLog inBuild-Off

 

 Starter tore off, need fix

Go down 
+2
AllisKidD21
mrshaft696
6 posters
AuthorMessage
mrshaft696
Established Member
mrshaft696
Established Member

500+ Posts
500+ Posts
2018 Build-Off Finalist
2018 Build-Off Finalist
2019 Build-Off Finalist
2019 Build-Off Finalist
2020 Build-Off Entrant
2020 Build-Off Entrant

Join date : 2016-07-10
Points : 3898
Posts : 870
Location : Phillydelphia

Starter tore off, need fix Empty
PostSubject: Starter tore off, need fix   Starter tore off, need fix Icon_minitimeOctober 17th 2018, 8:25 am

So I had a starter come loose and rip out a bolt, what do you think is the best fix here?

My plan is to get some jb weld for metal, reconstruct it a bit then drill the hole a little deeper and re-tap it.

Starter tore off, need fix Alum_b10
Back to top Go down
AllisKidD21
Moderator
AllisKidD21
Moderator

5000+ Posts
5000+ Posts!
2020 Build-Off Entrant
2020 Build-Off Entrant
1st Place Build-Off 2019
1st Place Build-Off Winner 2019

Age : 25
Join date : 2016-07-10
Points : 8426
Posts : 5190
Location : Ontario Canada

Starter tore off, need fix Empty
PostSubject: Re: Starter tore off, need fix   Starter tore off, need fix Icon_minitimeOctober 17th 2018, 8:57 am

Ooo, yikes. Fail Thread material! Starter tore off, need fix 1098998679

I think your idea sounds right, I would think you should be able to drill a bit further without hurting anything. Do you happen to know someone who could TIG weld the hole shut for you? That'd be the best option really, but an epoxy like JB Weld as you mentioned would probably work fine as well.


"This'll either wake you up or put you to sleep forever!"- Red Green         "Whatever you do you should do right, even if it's something wrong." - Hank Hill
     
      - MTD Off-Road Build
      - Ford LT 110 Off-Road Build
      - Craftsman GT 6000 Off-Road Build
       - Sears LT11 Rat Rod Build *2019 Build-Off Winner!*


 Garden Tractor Collection: Allis B-110 x2, 710, 716, & 410 - Wheel Horse 655, 953 & 500 Special - Case 444 - Bolens Versamatic, G10 & 1668 Diesel Swapped - Cub 106, 124 & 1000/149 Frankentractor - Ford 120, LGT 125 & 145 - White 1650 Yard Boss - Moto Mower 710-100
Back to top Go down
MightyRaze
Administrator
MightyRaze
Administrator

2017 Build-Off Finalist
2017 Build-Off Finalist
2018 Build-Off Top 3 Winner
2018 Build-Off Top 3 Winner
2019 Build-Off Top 3 Winner
2019 Build-Off Top 3 Winner
2021 Winner of Winners
2021 Winner of Winners
1st Place Build-Off 2022
1st Place Build-Off Winner 2022
10,000 POSTS!
10,000 POSTS!
2024 Build-Off Entrant
2024 Build-Off Entrant

Age : 49
Join date : 2016-09-06
Points : 15173
Posts : 10695
Location : Oklahoma

Starter tore off, need fix Empty
PostSubject: Re: Starter tore off, need fix   Starter tore off, need fix Icon_minitimeOctober 17th 2018, 12:59 pm

Yikes, that does not look good. If you use JB weld, make sure you use the stronger one. I don't remember if it is the Red or Yellow one. CLEAN CLEAN CLEAN any oil on the surface and it will fail quickly.


Starter tore off, need fix Sig115PROJECTS:
     Marshal ........93 Craftsman GT6000      
     Red Bandit ...72 Wheel Horse Raider 12
     Dirty Rat........77 Sears Suburban
     Bowser..........01 Murray Widebody LT
     Other projects
Have a question? Ask me! Type in "@MightyRaze" in your post!
Starter tore off, need fix Sig214Starter tore off, need fix Sig314
Back to top Go down
prancstaman
Veteran Member
prancstaman
Veteran Member

1000+ Posts
1000+ Posts!

Join date : 2015-02-02
Points : 4935
Posts : 1412
Location : Cleveland,Ohio

Starter tore off, need fix Empty
PostSubject: Re: Starter tore off, need fix   Starter tore off, need fix Icon_minitimeOctober 17th 2018, 8:02 pm

Harbor Freight has that aluminum brazing rod. Plus you can use a MAP torch with it. Fill the hole, then drill and tap. We used the stuff to relocate holes at work. Work pretty good.
Back to top Go down
Crazy_Carl
Veteran Member
Crazy_Carl
Veteran Member

2018 Build-Off Entrant
2018 Build-Off Entrant
2500+ Posts
2500+ Posts!
2024 Build-Off Entrant
2024 Build-Off Entrant

Age : 35
Join date : 2017-10-30
Points : 5172
Posts : 2561
Location : Rochester, New York

Starter tore off, need fix Empty
PostSubject: Re: Starter tore off, need fix   Starter tore off, need fix Icon_minitimeOctober 18th 2018, 10:40 am

Maybe you could drill and tap a new hole about a 1/4 lower, but you'd have to check if you could drill a new clearance hole 1/4 lower in the starter bracket.  My guess is not but it's an idea.
Back to top Go down
darkside0914
Established Member
darkside0914
Established Member

500+ Posts
500+ Posts
2020 Build-Off Top 3 Winner
2020 Build-Off Top 3 Winner

Age : 47
Join date : 2018-05-05
Points : 2825
Posts : 518
Location : S. Illinois

Starter tore off, need fix Empty
PostSubject: Re: Starter tore off, need fix   Starter tore off, need fix Icon_minitimeOctober 18th 2018, 11:16 am

my suggestion would be to braze and retap or put a stud in and braze it in place, otherwise put on a pull start and forget the electric start, I honestly don't think jb weld would hold up very long but I've never used the high strength stuff just the regular formula
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content





Starter tore off, need fix Empty
PostSubject: Re: Starter tore off, need fix   Starter tore off, need fix Icon_minitime

Back to top Go down
 
Starter tore off, need fix
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» starter issues
» Starter issues!!
» Starter issues
» outlaw lawn crafts dirty dynamark mud mower! [2016 Build-Off Entry]
» starter gen volt reg help ?

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
All-Terrain Lawn Tractor Forum :: General Tractor Talk + Pictures/ Videos :: General Tractor Talk-
Jump to: