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lightened flywheel

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by 92dxhatch, Jan 21, 2005.

  1. 92dxhatch

    92dxhatch Senior Member

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    i am in a few thousand miles am going to need a new clutch, i going with either an ACT or clutchmasters, because i like them both, besides that, i was looking into a lightened flywheel, and i was told that it doesn't really do anything. is he yankin my chain? cause just looking at this in pure Physics, i would think a weight reduction would help relive the initial load that the engine pushes to turn the oem flywheel. assuming i'm correct, it would take more rpms to initaily start off the line, but still the top end rpm band would increase, creating more power in a sense. please corect me if i'm wrong, but when i replace my clutch, i'd like to replace the flywheel as well, since i'm in that region anyways.[​IMG]
     
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    92civicb18b1 The Trisexual

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    Yes it does make a difference. Much faster revving. I don't know if it will increse hp but it does affect acceleration positively.
     
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    B16RacerN2NR Working Hard VIP

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    increases throttle response, mush faster revving...doesn't necessarily add hp, just free's some up. i'm running an ITR flywheel with an Exedy clutch kit, hasn't disappointed me yet.
     
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    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    Go hit the :search: button

    Punch in "flywheel" for the search string and "Calesta" for the author. I've written TONS of stuff about light flywheels.
     
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    thanks, found out what i needed
     
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