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Put in new starter after rethreading the hole

Rethreaded the starter hole. when i tighten the bolts the starter sit to for away to hit the flywheel. can u use clamps to keep it inplace

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A lot of V-8 Chevys, GM's, for that matter, need shims between the starter and the block. Go to your local auto-parts store and just tell the guy what you need!

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sometime the automatic and the standard transmission starter are diffrent you might have got the wrong one or it was misboxed if you can look at the old one check the bolt holes also check the deck good luck

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Did the original starter have shims? It may need some. Get a delco starter and new bolts. Rebuilt non delco starters give trouble and do not last. Check flywheel teeth.

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did you put the shims back in the starter?

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Probably not the timing chain, but it could be the crankshaft.
Its rare, but sometimes the main bearings and crank will wear enough to allow the crank to move forward or backward. Its also possible the flywheel is bent so that part of the ring gear is in the right place and part of it is not. But you should be able to turn the flywheel with the starter out and see the variance. Using shims raises the starter gear off the flywheel teeth. Its also possible the flywheel teeth are worn enough that the starter gear is riding over the teeth and locking up.

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