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I have an early 33 with a 90 5.0 V8. The starter has heat blanket around it, a metal heat shield and the manifold and exhaust pipe are wrapped with insulation. Its a new OEM starter and when the temperature is hot the starter will not restart the engine. It takes a bout 30 min with the hood up to cool and then start.
Has anyone else had this problem, and any solutions.
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the insulation works two ways,... Once the starter has heated up (eventually) the insulation prevents it cooling down quickly? I would remove the blanket from the starter, see if that helps. In normal cars you won't have a heat blanket around the starter either...
 

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I was told by several old timers (not that I’m not one myself) that you should always run a separate ground from the starter bolt to the frame and not ground through the block. They told me the guys who did usually had a heat start issue with the starter. I’m not sure if you fall into this category.
 

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