Starter gear wont index far enur into flywheel and is damaging the edges of the gears.
the start doesn't apear to original how ever it fit as is should. part number comes back to a newer model maasey tractor.
when i removed the starter i bench tested it and the gear movew foward but not far if i manualy move it i can get anther qtr inch of foward movement.
is their a spring inside the start or bendix ive never worked on a starter this old any info would be appericated