Originally Posted by lbrowne
For the record I've used the method of placing the socket on the crank pulley bolt and use a breaker bar to the garage floor and bumping the starter. Works like a charm.
On a stick shift with the car off, I've placed the car in 5th, handbrake on and apply the brakes and bump the starter. Did that one a couple times on my old 240sx.
I'll certainly think about it! ~ do I need to disconnect the spark plugs first? And does it matter if the old timing belt and auxiliary belt have been removed?