What is a good starter for a 6.0 ???

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  1. tompands

    tompands Registered User

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    Starter motor just spins , no bendix engagement. What starters are recommended ?? Motorcraft starters are made in china and I refuse to buy anything from china. I'll go without first.
     
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    I've had a napa starter in mine since 2014, don't care where it was made. In hindsight, I wish I would've used a 6.4 starter instead.
     
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    +1 for the 6.4L starter.
     
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    Why the 6.4 starter ?? Does it have more torque?
     
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    Yes. You get faster cranks.
     
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    We use the 6.4 starters on most of the 6.0s that we replace. You can also use a 6.7 starter. But have to use a bushing on the bottom bolt.

    I leave it up to the customer to decide. From time to time I find the 6.7 starter about $50 cheaper.
     

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