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That looks pretty cool, but I'll bet the thin flywheel base isn't big or heavy enough to keep it stable. They should have gotten a flywheel from something with a big clutch instead of an automatic.
I hate to correct you ( lololololo! ) but that’s a flexplate.:p
 
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I know that. The starter spins it around, it hooks up to the torque converter, and down the road you go. I have put in quite a few of them for a guy that isn't a mechanic. You can call it a flexplate, I call it a flywheel. Always have; it's probably too late to fix me now.

It's still a crappy base for a huge chunk of topheavy steel table.

Perhaps you misunderstood me. "Thin flywheel base" is referring to the thin base of the table made with a flywheel (flexplate!), not the thin base of a flywheel. :dizzy:

I know what most of the other stuff in that table is too. I have been breaking all kinds of machines for 35 years now, and except for automatic transmissions & tractor differentials, I take them all apart and put them back together again. Hell! Sometimes they even work right when I am done.
 
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I know that. The starter spins it around, it hooks up to the torque converter, and down the road you go. I have put in quite a few of them for a guy that isn't a mechanic. You can call it a flexplate, I call it a flywheel. Always have; it's probably too late to fix me now.

It's still a crappy base for a huge chunk of topheavy steel table.

Perhaps you misunderstood me. "Thin flywheel base" is referring to the base of the table, not the base of a flywheel. :dizzy:
Perhaps an actual flywheel would cure your crappy base blues....

Lots of folks call em that (not me)
Don't feel bad, my wife couldn't figure out why she couldn't find a "oil intake" on the internet today,
I asked if she was actually looking for the oil pump pickup?
At least she tries....
 
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I know that. The starter spins it around, it hooks up to the torque converter, and down the road you go. I have put in quite a few of them for a guy that isn't a mechanic. You can call it a flexplate, I call it a flywheel. Always have; it's probably too late to fix me now.

It's still a crappy base for a huge chunk of topheavy steel table.

Perhaps you misunderstood me. "Thin flywheel base" is referring to the thin base of the table made with a flywheel (flexplate!), not the thin base of a flywheel. :dizzy:

I know what most of the other stuff in that table is too. I have been breaking all kinds of machines for 35 years now, and except for automatic transmissions & tractor differentials, I take them all apart and put them back together again. Hell! Sometimes they even work right when I am done.
Just busting your balls, call it whatever’s you want.:p
 
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I know you guys are just busting me; it's not like I don't ask for it most of the time. Probably more than any other five of you in this thread.

I'm still stuck on "flywheel" though; My transmission guy tried to educate me on that topic when we broke the center out of our flexplate in a recently repaired transmission. So...y're not the first person to try to fix my vocabulary shortcomings.
 
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I kinda thought that was my point with the original post on the topic. :angry:
I don't know, let me go back up and read it, I showed up late and your rights to discribe it in any manner you see fit, was already being discussed. So only gave a cursory glance at the OP, will report back....

You are welcome to call it anything you want and be proud doing it and if I repeated your original design modification prototype tenitive plan I do apologize for the unintentional plageriszation...
 
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