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Reasons not to use aluminum flywheels.

Posted by v8s_are_slow, Apr 19, 2019

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  1. v8s_are_slow

    v8s_are_slow Proven Member

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    Pulled this out today to find this.

     

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    I'm surprised they don't have a tabbed or toothed inset for the aluminum flywheels ring gear. That does seem like a pretty weak sauce retention method for the ring gear.

    Personally I went with the Comp chromoly lightened flywheel for my upcoming replacement.
     

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