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Re: Flywheel onto crank, will it be OK?

To: "Pete Bronlund" <>,
Subject: Re: Flywheel onto crank, will it be OK?
From: "Rex Burkheimer" <>
Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2000 09:38:36 -0600
Probably too late, but why not machine the spacer into the flywheel?
Also, is the whole flywheel 9.5 mm thick? If so, seems like normal clutch
cover stress would distort the flywheel every time you press the clutch

Rex Burkheimer
 J-CON Coordinator, WM Automotive Whse      Fort Worth TX
Texas Region SCCA     FC #19    SRX7 #39

"There is pleasure sure in being mad which none but madmen know."  John
----- Original Message -----
From: Pete Bronlund <>
To: Engineering & shoptalk <>
Sent: Sunday, March 05, 2000 3:34 AM
Subject: Re: Flywheel onto crank, will it be OK?

> Thanks to all so far on this one. The project is the wee 215ci alloy
> RoverV8 & i adapting the Toyota Supra 5spd W58 gearbox. The whole lot
> will end up in my kitcar. As i said when the flywheel was made there was
> a hell of a lot of time spent maching the centre through it. Credit to
> the balancing guy who checked it too. Thickness at this point is 9.5mm &
> if i put it onto the crank without a spacer it's a very tight fit
> indicating the centring 'function' would be maintained. My problem is
> though that there's only that 3mm which means 6.5mm is 'hanging out
> there' when the spacer is inplace. I'm trying not to mess too much too
> as it'll start distorting things. I guess a big session with the dial
> guage to check the runout will tell me if the flywheel's centred safely
> enough. Will let you know if i discover anything.
> Pete Bronlund: Almac Sabre (being built).

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