The LS-8 is able to fit very small engines and packages with its gear-reduction, offset design. The starter is capable to deliver up to 42 ft-lbs of torque starting diesel engine up to 7 liters and gas engines up to 13 liters.
This vane starter does not require lubrication for normal starting conditions. The lube-less blades and hard coated aluminum cylinder of the LS-8 vane starter, coupled with the teflon-coated end plates makes it a very corrosion-resistant starter.
With over 80 variations, LS-8 Vane Starter will fit almost any engine available.
- Combines power and reliability in a simpler, compact design.
- Fewer parts in the motor section ensures fast and easy serviceability in the field
- The starter can be indexed at 40° increments at the motor, 60° increments at the drive housing and additionally 30° increments at the flange for accommodating any installation and can be done easily anywhere
- Multiple versions of the starter utilizing various pinions and flanges combinations satisfying any engine application.