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30rulz
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 87
posted March 14, 2004 04:13 PM  
how may different tooth fly wheels are made for an auto tranny in a sbc. under a load my starter sounds like its jumping teeth on the flywheel

sideways
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 715
posted March 14, 2004 04:26 PM  
The most popular are 153 and 168.The 153 is a straight across bolt pattern and the 168 is staggered.

SLEEPY GOMEZ
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Total posts: 295
posted March 15, 2004 08:56 AM  
The starter must be shimmed properly. Check it this way. Use a 1/8" rod as a feeler gauge. Fit it between the round part (not the teeth) of the starter gear and the top of a flywheel tooth. See article in SCR Oct. 2001. SLEEPY

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