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I.M. Green
10-20-2008, 01:03 PM
How hard and what all do you need in order to add an electric start in place of a pull start? Maybe its not worth it?

lawnwizards
10-20-2008, 01:07 PM
your best bet is to pm restrorob. he can tell you exactly how to do it and how much it will cost. goodluck.

dwost
10-20-2008, 05:29 PM
looked into it, I have a feeling it will be cost prohibitive. There are MANY parts needed to do the conversion. I looked at doing this on a Kawi but like I said I was $300 deep and still wasn't finished sourcing parts.

saw man
10-20-2008, 05:43 PM
Possible new flywheel. New starter. New wire harness. New battery.

Richard Martin
10-20-2008, 07:25 PM
Flywheel, stator, regulator, starter, battery, battery box, wiring harness and key switch should do it. You may also have to get new safety switches.

supercuts
10-20-2008, 08:54 PM
not trying to be negative but if you were really currious i think you would have at least told us if this is for a trimmer or a walkbehind. and if its for a walkbehind what kind of engine and what size? in the end, it will probably cost much more than its worth.

cpel2004
10-20-2008, 09:22 PM
Do a search on it, I did some research and its just not worth it. I decided to buy a slightly used machine with electric start.

STIHL GUY
10-20-2008, 11:50 PM
seems like a good plan but i would imagine it is pretty expensive