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Technical Q and A for classic motorcycle maintenance and repair.

6-Volt Starter Motor

Motorcycle Classics tech expert Keith Fellenstein

Editor’s note: If you’re having trouble with that old Suzuki, BSA or BMW, Keith Fellenstein is your guy. From motorcycle tuning tips to detailed motorcycle engine repair, he can draw from a wealth of experience to help guide you to success. Send questions to: Keith’s Garage, 1503 SW 42nd St., Topeka, KS 66609, or send an email with “Keith’s Garage” as the subject.

Q: Do you have any idea where I can get a 6-volt starter motor for my 1980 Honda C70 Passport? — Glenn Van Acker/via email

A: I don’t know where you can get a new one, but DrATV in Beatrice, Nebraska, will rebuild yours for $90, if it is rebuildable. I hope that helps.