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Starter switch

Postby hurleyjd » Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:05 pm

Messicks shows two different starter switches, one with a case-ih number and another after market switch. The case -ih is about twice the cost. Are they the same and is one better than the other. Bought one from TM about a year ago. the insulting material has deteriorated to the point it does not insulate and shorts out.

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Re: Starter switch

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:47 pm

Sounds like reason enough, to go with the CaseIH one!
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Re: Starter switch

Postby Rudi » Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:56 pm


Hi there ole friend, how you been :?: Hope all has been well.

Messicks is priced with a premium and the original switch is NLA. The aftermarket switch is the same switch available on :eBay: - Farmall John Deere Oliver Moline Allis Chalmers Switch Starter Button 593292c1. At US $9.99, seems a fair price. I would probably get 2 .. make it worth the shipping.


I have an aftermarket switch on one starter .. seems ok for what it is. Not much different than the one on Ellie except for the copper lug. The aftermarket switch appears to use a brass ?? lug :?:
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Re: Starter switch

Postby Barnyard » Tue Sep 24, 2013 8:22 pm

If the switch is okay and just the insulators are bad you can make new ones by cutting them out of heavy plastic like an antifreeze jug or a Clorox bottle. It has worked for me.
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Re: Starter switch

Postby Boss Hog » Tue Sep 24, 2013 8:31 pm ... 1e67f1ca26

I deal with this guy a lot no problems , it is a cheap switch, the delco is better but much higher
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Re: Starter switch

Postby tmays » Wed Sep 25, 2013 2:44 pm

Boss Hog wrote:

I deal with this guy a lot no problems , it is a cheap switch, the delco is better but much higher

Even cheaper now. I just got a notice he has decreased the price 50 cents

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