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sigtauenus
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posted 02-26-2001 10:22 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for sigtauenus   Click Here to Email sigtauenus     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I'm in the market for a new flywheel.

About 4 years ago I bought a C3AZ-6375-J from the Ford dealership for my dad's 66 for under $200. I saw in the latest NPD catalog that the 157 tooth flywheel is about $320, but it also says its billet steel. What does billet steel mean for a street only car, meaning, should I go for the Ford part or the billet steel part.

Thanks

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Moneymaker
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posted 02-26-2001 03:06 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Sig, a billet steel flywheel is just that. It is machined from billet steel stock which is very strong and virtually industructable. Normal flywheels are cast iron and only the clutch surface is machined. They are not for HD or high RPM use.

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