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flywheel on my pickup

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by borntobewild, Dec 23, 2009.

  1. borntobewild
    Joined: Feb 14, 2009
    Posts: 43



    I'm making a B Ford engine to my 31 `pick up. But I discovered a large crack in one of my flywheel. So I found 2 others I had to laying around the shop, but there were also cracks in them. The one in the first picture, I dare not to use. But can I use the one in picture number 2 or is it too risky?



  2. duke182
    Joined: Nov 27, 2005
    Posts: 562


    take them to your local machine shop and have them surfaced, provided the machinist thinks they are salvagable
  3. jetmek
    Joined: Jan 12, 2006
    Posts: 1,846


    the 1st one looks pretty bad. the second is typical heat checking.have it resurfaced and itll be fine. dont forget to remove the same amount from the lip where the pressure plate bolts on so it will clamp properly and not slip....
  4. onedge
    Joined: May 25, 2006
    Posts: 1,000


    x2 jetmek said.
    might look good after it's re surfaced.

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