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Is it better to go back to a steel flywheel when running aftermarket cams?( I'm currently installing comp stage 2's) Will the extra weight help the car idle better?
I read somewhere a steel flywheel also will help a car leave harder off the line.

What would the advantage be to staying with an aluminum?

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A steel flywheel will always leave harder (assuming you can get the car to hook), because of the additional stored rotational energy.

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i Seached And Could Find Anything.
Is It Better To Go Back To A Steel Flywheel When Running Aftermarket Cams?( I'm Currently Installing Comp Stage 2's) Will The Extra Weight Help The Car Idle Better?
I Read Somewhere A Steel Flywheel Also Will Help A Car Leave Harder Off The Line.

What Would The Advantage Be To Staying With An Aluminum?

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Steel vs aluminum FWs have been discussed ad nauseum. There are a couple of links in the Table of Contents sticky thread at the top of this forum.
 

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Flywheels

I have a nearly new billet depleted uranium flywheel. Much better than steel and it has a slight glow in the dark to help install the flywheel bolts if the trouble light breaks. It comes with billet kryptonite stands, heat sheild and unobtanium floaters and fasteners. Proper usage recommendations include a solid lead bellhousing (helps keep the nose down on hard launches, among other things) and a radiation badge for drivers (recommended) and passengers (optional).

This thing is hot!

Ed

p.s. An additional benefit, after you have used it for a while, is a subtle glow that your car takes on in parking lots late at night making finding your car much easier especially after a few adult beverages.
 

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I have a nearly new billet depleted uranium flywheel. Much better than steel and it has a slight glow in the dark to help install the flywheel bolts if the trouble light breaks. It comes with billet kryptonite stands, heat sheild and unobtanium floaters and fasteners. Proper usage recommendations include a solid lead bellhousing (helps keep the nose down on hard launches, among other things) and a radiation badge for drivers (recommended) and passengers (optional).

This thing is hot!

Ed

p.s. An additional benefit, after you have used it for a while, is a subtle glow that your car takes on in parking lots late at night making finding your car much easier especially after a few adult beverages.
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Oh, I've been looking for one of those. You old timers seem to be the only ones who know where to find them.

LOL that was good.
 

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Hey, they don't call us old farts for nuth'in :fart:

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I have a nearly new billet depleted uranium flywheel. Much better than steel and it has a slight glow in the dark to help install the flywheel bolts if the trouble light breaks. It comes with billet kryptonite stands, heat sheild and unobtanium floaters and fasteners. Proper usage recommendations include a solid lead bellhousing (helps keep the nose down on hard launches, among other things) and a radiation badge for drivers (recommended) and passengers (optional).

This thing is hot!

Ed

p.s. An additional benefit, after you have used it for a while, is a subtle glow that your car takes on in parking lots late at night making finding your car much easier especially after a few adult beverages.
Speaking of "adult beverages"....I think someone had a few too many before they wrote that! :bigwink:

Jr.
 
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