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JEGS 10001

JEGS Prostarter Starter Small Block Big Block Chevy


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JEGS Prostarter Starter Small Block Big Block Chevy $139.99
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Prostarter Starter
  • Small Block/Big Block Chevy
  • 153/168-Tooth
  • 4.4:1 Gear Reduction
  • 12.5:1 Compression
  • 8.7 lbs.
  • Straight Mount
  • 4-Position Indexing
  • Made in the USA
  • Bolts & Shims
  • JEGS 10001 Details

    Chevy Starters

  • Fits all Small Block Chevy (except LS series engines (LS1, LS6, 4.8L, 5.3L, and 6.0L))

    Note: May require the use of "R" Terminal Diode Kit, 555-10038, which allows the use of aftermarket mini starters in GM vehicles originally equipped with breaker point ignitions

  • Specifications:

    Manufacturer's Part Number:

    Prostarter Starters use ball bearings instead of bushings that can wear prematurely. While other vehicle starters offer 3:1 gear reduction, JEGS Prostarters have a Nippondenso motor with a 4.4:1 ratio and cranking power for engines with as much as 12.5:1 compression.


    • Lightweight
    • Amp Draw: 80 to 90
    • Solenoid housings sealed with O-rings for added protection
    • Full ball bearing construction (instead of bushings) for lasting performance
    • Billet aluminum adapters with 4 adjustable mounting positions for more oil pan or header clearance (except 555-10081 and 555-10085)

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    10001 is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 6.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great starter! Starts my 496 BBC, 13.1 comp, easily. Definitely recommend.
    Date published: 2017-08-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Starter turns over engine with ease, nice and smooth
    Date published: 2017-03-22
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from SBC mounting for what ever reason this mounting block only mounts in one position. not even close to working with the other 3 positions. depending on your headers you may need to modify. other then that this starter is fantastic. sounds good and cranks like a monster with 11.5.1 compression.
    Date published: 2018-12-19
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Worked as suggested I needed to modify the universal mounting block, but I cant hold that against the product. Its a jack of all trades/master of none. Great otherwise
    Date published: 2018-03-02
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    Is there any warranty with this item

    Asked by: J169bill
    This will have a 1 year warranty against defects.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2018-08-29

    what is the HP rating of this starter?

    Asked by: DaleP
    This starter has 1.8hp and 180 ft lbs of torque.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2018-05-17

    What is the torque spec in ft lbs. for this starter?

    Asked by: 40 Ford lover
    This should be torqued to between 30-40 ft lbs.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2018-04-25

    What is the RPM in a non loaded rotation. Because of the gear reduction , is the loaded RPM considerably slower compared to a oem.

    Asked by: Car Doctor
    The unloaded rpm is 6299, loaded is 998 rpm.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2017-09-15

    Would it be possible to manufacture a starter for the Chevrolet with both the straight and angled bolt patterns ? Being universal for the Chevy application ?

    Asked by: Car Doctor
    This part will fit both applications - Part Number: 713-9526
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2017-12-13

    can this starter be wired to use a remote mounted for starter solenoid...? jumper lead from solenoid to battery cable connection, then a 4 gauge cable from a remote solenoid to the + terminal on the starter. and the starter wire to the solenoid...?

    Asked by: wsmracing
    Yes this starter can be wired to a remote mounted solenoid.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2017-12-04
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