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Centerforce aluminum flywheels or Steel ?
Whats the good points and bad . Does the aluminum flywheel hold up as well ? Does the aluminum do anything for you besides weight ?
 

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I personally like my SFI rated alum flywheel. The engine revs quick and it sheds some unwanted weight.
I don't have any problem taking off from a stand still either. I've been running it on the street and track for 3 yrs, no problems.
 

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I went with an SFI rated Fidanza Aluminum on my 347 and I am very happy with the drivability and performance on the track.
 

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Depends on car use....


drag strip - steel

open track - alum
 

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somethingclever said:
Depends on car use....
drag strip - steel
open track - alum
What is your reasoning?

Tim
 

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Steel hits the tires harder for launch.

Alum rev's quicker for open track
 

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somethingclever said:
Steel hits the tires harder for launch.

Alum rev's quicker for open track
Makes sense, thanks.

Tim
 

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somethingclever said:
Depends on car use....


drag strip - steel

open track - alum
I run mine at the strip and on open track.
The right clutch material will allow the aluminum to launch just as hard.
Remember the aluminum flywheel has steel inserts.
 

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BLISTIC said:
somethingclever said:
Depends on car use....


drag strip - steel

open track - alum
I run mine at the strip and on open track.
The right clutch material will allow the aluminum to launch just as hard.
Remember the aluminum flywheel has steel inserts.

Just becuase you use it on the strip and open track doesn't mean it's the best for both. ;)

Steel ones are heavier...it hits the tires harder than aluminum. For a drag car steel should be used.
 
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