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Offline 1916Racer

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Which Flywheel, Clutch, Presure Plate
« on: June 10, 2016, 01:37:31 PM »
I am finishing my 1960 FED build. It is going to be a direct drive with just a clutch. It has a 283 bored .125, stroked 1/2 inch, 6-71 GMC Blower, Hilborn 2 port on gas. I am using an early Ansen MT scatter shield. I'm going to use a Tilton starter to start it, instead of a blower starter. The car will only be used to start and do some short burn outs. Which Clutch, pressure plate and flywheel would suit this the best. Thank you Charles.

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Re: Which Flywheel, Clutch, Presure Plate
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2016, 02:32:43 PM »
They best one money can buy, if you think they will let you do "some burnouts"

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Re: Which Flywheel, Clutch, Presure Plate
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2016, 04:00:02 PM »
I am planning on buying what I need. Not ever having restored a FED, or any type of race car I searched old literature but was thinking someone here might tell me what would work best. Which flywheel, pressure plate and clutch would work the best. As far as doing "some burnouts" I can do burnouts at my shop anytime I want, I don't have to get anyone's permission. 

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Re: Which Flywheel, Clutch, Presure Plate
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2016, 06:21:34 PM »
The best clutch you can buy, is the one that won't saw though that bell housing and destroy your feet. Parts flying could easily hit other people standing around watching.
 A 2 disc pedal clutch designed for a dragster- Altered application. Flywheel would be best in steel (not iron) as the weight will help provide more torque at less RPM. Do not buy a street duel disc clutch. If buying used, have it inspected &certified. I don't think a real race clutch will even fit inside that bell housing, you should have a real clutch can.

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Re: Which Flywheel, Clutch, Presure Plate
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2016, 08:38:02 PM »
I like the concept, but like others said - and I'm sure you were already considering it - overall safety is key.

What tire you have in mind?