Product Summary

221, 255, 260, 289, 302, 351C, 351W, 5.0L

  • Features a billet aluminum adapter block
  • Will fit Small Block Ford engines
  • Engineered to put out up to 200 ft. lbs. of torque
  • Has a 4.4:1 gear reduction ratio and will work on engines with up to a 18:1 compression ratio
  • This lightweight high-torque gear reduction starter clears all headers and oil pans where original equipment starters won't

Key Specs

MFG. Part #9162
Starter SizeMini
Flywheel/Flexplate Tooth Count157-tooth/164-tooth
Mount TypeOffset
FinishGold Iridited

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Powermaster 9162 Details

High torque, high output motors and gear reduction drive design spins the engine over faster, with 50% more cranking torque and LESS amp draw than a stock starter! Compact, offset design gives more header and chassis clearance. Fits most 289, 302, 351W and 351C with automatic transmission or 5-speed manual transmission, except with the 164 tooth manual transmission flywheel. Cannot be indexed.

  • Permanent Magnet Late Model Ford Starter
  • 4.4:1 Gear Reduction Ratio
  • Cranking Power for up to 10.5:1 Compression
  • Wiring Kit Included
  • Weight: 8.5 lbs. (approximately 5 lbs. less than a standard starter)


  • Starter measures approximately 6-1/2" from the bellhousing mount surface to the front end
  • The main starter body is approximately 3" in diameter
  • The solenoid adds about 2-1/2" to that, but only in the area of the solenoid


Powermaster's warranty is one year from the date of purchase on all street rod components, and 90 days for any component use for an off road or race application.

Powermaster will provide technical support regarding warranty claims and inquiries directly to the purchaser to help resolve any warranty claims or necessary technical support for warranty resolution. Component or components can be returned to Speedway Motors as long as the product is still under warranty.

All customer service inquiries pertaining to warranty and defect claims are to be handled by Speedway Motors if under one year street or 90 days race. If the product is out of warranty please contact Powermaster direct to discuss their repair and return program.

Powermaster 9162 Specifications

MFG. Part #9162
Starter SizeMini
Flywheel/Flexplate Tooth Count157-tooth/164-tooth
Mount TypeOffset
FinishGold Iridited
Speedway Motors Catalog Part #910-67210
Transmission TypeAutomatic and Manual
Starter Output (kW/hp)1.4 kW / 1.9 hp
Starter Output (ft. lbs.)160 ft.-lbs. torque
Material TypeCast Aluminum
Gear RotationStandard
Gear Ratio4.25:1
Compression Ratio10.0:1
Starter StyleFord 2-bolt
Weight8.50 lbs.
Sold in QuantityEach
Notes3/4" depth application.
GTIN Code692209001409