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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-01-2009, 05:29 AM Thread Starter
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1966 Starter Solenoid

I have a 1966 coupe that I show in MCA Concourse. I just bought a replacement starter solenoid. The new one has the following on top:
FoMoCo, C4AF11450A, Repco. The unit I'm replacing has FoMoCo and 2701986 on top.

The catalog I ordered from has both units available, and both are listed as concourse correct for my 1966.

I'm just wondering why two different units are considered concourse correct. Maybe different suppliers. I just want to make sure that my new unit will be accepted by MCA judges, as my 2701986 has been. Any thoughts are appreciated.

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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-01-2009, 08:15 AM
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Give us the stats on your car: date and location of build etc....

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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-01-2009, 09:32 AM Thread Starter
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My car was build in Dearborn, early July 1966. It is a 6 cyl with factory air.

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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-01-2009, 07:12 PM
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Yes, They are both correct... As stated, It would depend on Plant, Build date, etc., but I would thinl either would be acceptable.

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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-02-2009, 05:21 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks Tony. My 66 is also a Sprint. (Wimbleton White / Aqua)

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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-03-2009, 09:24 PM
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I know where a 66 convt has been sitting in a garage for over 20 years. Next week I'll try to arrange to see it. Wiring is original. I'll take a photo and post it.

No, the car is not for sale. The car belonged to the guy's mother-in law. He intends to eventually fix a minor rust problem and drive it. If he changes his mind I'm #1 on it.

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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-09-2009, 11:27 AM
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I have a 66 fastback that has the C4AF solenoid. When I talked to Kevin Marti about it at one of the anniversaries, he mentioned that the C4AF solenoid was made by a second supplier and thus often being used if there was a shortage of the ordinary one. In my case the car is built mid october at the Metuchen plant where there was a shortage (according to Kevin) about that time.

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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 05:00 PM
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Hi Guys,
This is just the thread that I have been after! My very original 66 GT Coupe has the C4AF11450A Repco with FoMoCo in a rectangle. It is a Dec 5th - 7th 1965 build at Metuchen. Is this the correct item or should i get the 2701986?

Thanks in advance,


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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-02-2013, 01:02 AM
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My 65 Metuchen coupe (built 7/8/65) has the C4AF11450A with Repco and FoMoCo markings.
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