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Have any of you used a lightweight flywheel and if so what company did you go with? Other then a faster reving motor, did you really notice a difference in power and how the car drives?

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Have any of you used a lightweight flywheel and if so what company did you go with? Other then a faster reving motor, did you really notice a difference in power and how the car drives?

Thanks again,

Bryan

You will most likely get a few passionate responses from your question but from a tech standpoint, keep this in mind.
With a lightweight flywheel, you will notice a huge drop in rpm's in between shifts because the light weight does not hold the inertia nearly as well as a standard weight. It will cause you to have to shift much faster all of the time. Of course, racers swear by them as the ultimate goal of racing is to lighten the weight of the car all around. racers have to shift fast all the time in order to race, so that doesn't become an issue for them. For the typical street driver, having the rpm's drop to damn near nothing in between each shift becomes a pain the butt.
If you're looking for a faster revving engine, I would suggest changing the ratios of your roller rockers. On my '90LX, I went with aftermarket 1.6:1 offset rockers and the difference was incredible. My engine wound up like a weedeater. It was amazing, the difference.

Good luck in whatever you decide. :bigthumbsup




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That's something not many think of, the rpm drop inbetween shifts. It'd take some getting used to, and it'd be fine other wise.
 
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