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Old 08-16-2018, 12:27 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by SHLATL View Post
I just bought a 2004 Boxster from my neighbor after having driven a number of Porches under the Porsche Passport program in Atlanta.

While underneath by 2.7L Boxster I noticed a slightly rusty gear exposed behind the engine that turns when the engine is running. Is this a normal thing? Here's a picture of it:


Thanks,

Steve
Yes, it is the iron outer ring on the flywheel that the starter engages.
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