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mini starter for 4.0 manual?

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helo my starter went out and id like to make it better rather than just replace it, so i was wondering if there is a mini/high torque starter that would work for my 1992 4.0 manual ranger? please help soon as this is my daily driver
 


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No, starter motor generates too much heat for a "mini" version to last very long.
 

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thanks.... but someone had suggested to get one, he has a suburban with a high torque mini starter on it that came off a newer s10, it starts up like a little tuner car quick and lively... i was just looking for the equivalent for my 4.0
 

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My stock starter has never had one issue, nor is there any real space concern to require anything different.

The solenoid went out once, so I swapped it out with a random OEM 4.0 auto starter I had laying around...but that's it.
 

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thanks.... but someone had suggested to get one, he has a suburban with a high torque mini starter on it that came off a newer s10, it starts up like a little tuner car quick and lively... i was just looking for the equivalent for my 4.0
There really isn't anything. The 4.0 already has the smallest starter Ford ever used on the V6s, and Chevy has a lot more parts interchangeability than Ford.

Also, aside from satisfying your jealousy, there is no point. Started is started. You may find that a new starter will do what you want anyway.
 

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The 4.0 starter is high torque, they use the same internals as the starters on much bigger engines (like the 6.8l v10).

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