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Starter does a starter need to be shimmed on a 1984 ford f-150 straight 6 4.9l 2wd manual trans?

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  • rjmodesto Jul 16, 2008

    it is a remanufacured starter and it drags on a cold or hot start. i have i new starter solenoid and a heat shield

  • Janice Slavens
    Janice Slavens Aug 21, 2012

    i was told they dont make starter shims for a 184 ford 150 6cyclinder automatic?

  • Janice Slavens
    Janice Slavens Aug 21, 2012

    starter shims for a 1984 ford 150 6 cyclinder automatic??????

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Hi, normaly this starter should work withaut shims ,but yes you can try by adding shims ,this should help ,and will not do any harm.....

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