- R2V 1970 > 1976 8 Tooth Bendix
***HEAVY DUTY **
**This starter is very well suited for use on high-compression or performance-modified engines.
It is made by Nippondenso, originally for use in Toyota trucks and mated to a new casting and drive gear to fit the BMW engine.
The high torque planetary gear design DOES NOT use glued-in magnets for the motor fields.
Robust construction and wire-coil fields insure long service and can be rebuilt.
At 2600kg. It’s approximately half of a Bosch’s weight, and draws 80 amps of battery current, compared to the 120 amp draw common to Bosch.
Drop-in replacement requires no modifications or rewiring.