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CARQUEST Starter - New

Part No. 3185SN Warranty Details  
Core Charge: $12.00
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Diameter:105 mm
Direct Drive:No
Drive Tooth Quantity:9
Gear Reduction:No
Gear Reduction Ratio:1 r
Horsepower Rating:1.4751 hp
Mounting Bolt(s) Included:No
Mounting Shims Included:No
Nose Cone Type:Closed
OE Manufacturer:Ford
Overall Length:241 mm
Solenoid Attached:Yes
Starter Type:Ford 4 Inch-Gold
Voltage:12 v
kW Rating:1.1 kw


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Remy "New" Starter


from North Carolina

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  • Easy To Use
  • High-Performance


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  • Trucks

Comments about CARQUEST Starter - New:

Purchased for my 1989 F150 5.0. Product reviews on other starters warned of poor fit on the reman units. Perfect fit on this one and it works perfectly. Very pleased.

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  • Q:

    Which is the part number for an auto transmission? Which is what I have in my 1965 falcon.
    Asked on 1/23/2017 by DK from New Bern, NC

    1 answer



      Glad to assist, DK! You'll need the Starter - Part No. 3124S for a 1965 Ford Falcon with 4.7L V8 Automatic Transmission.

      Answered on 1/25/2017 by Solomon from AAP
  • Q:

    "What is the torque rating for this starter? Also so compression?
    Thank you"

    You will have to look up the specs for this actual starter to be able to answer. I cant just tell you the make and model cause its a 1931 model A Ford. With a crate 351 windsor in it. Pushing 450 hp.
    Asked on 4/10/2013 by heyron33

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      Sorry for any inconvenience caused. The ToughOne Starter - Part No. 97131 comes with the following specifications: Maximum recommended compression ratio of 10.0:1 and 160 ft.-lbs. of torque. As your Ford 351 is a vintage model with engine modifications I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

      Answered on 4/12/2013 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
  • Q:

    What is the torque rating for this starter? Also so compression?
    Thank you
    Asked on 4/9/2013 by ron

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      In order to assist you further, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle application or you can contact us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store for further assistance.

      Answered on 4/10/2013 by Max from AAP
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