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HOW TO DO AN ADVANCED SEARCH.

Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:56 pm by Admin


For the benefit of 944Hybrids users there are two search functions available for you to use.
The purpose of this sticky is to explain the "Advanced Search" function because it is much more powerful and is the best choice when researching information.

When you log on to the site a list of options is shown in a line at the top of the page. One option is labelled "Search", use this option (NOT the search box lower down on the right).

After you click on the upper search option, a drop down box appears. At the bottom of this box is a radio button marked "Advanced …

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Post  948inVA on Sat Mar 24, 2012 11:02 am

I see that a lot of people are running the spec clutch package, is there any reason not to use the stock LS1 flywheel and PP that came with my GTO motor? I have the 2pc bell housing and Eric's conversion clutch disc. It looks like the flywheel fits inside the BH, but I have some bluish marks on the flywheel and PP.

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Post  Arthropraxis on Sat Mar 24, 2012 11:54 am

Get them resurfaced and and balanced as a package with the clutch disc.
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Post  944-LT1 on Sat Mar 24, 2012 11:54 am

If it fits inside the BH and the starter you plan to use mesh's with the flywheel correctly, then yeah, use it. I would take it in and they will do the routine: Check trueness, check for any cracks, turn the flywheel, check the PP springs and action, turn it as well and then balance the assembly (take the disc in with the assembly just in case).

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Post  944-LT1 on Sat Mar 24, 2012 11:55 am

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Post  948inVA on Sat Mar 24, 2012 11:56 am

Great.. thanks for the help guys.
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Post  Admin on Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:26 am

You might want to do some reading else where on the net, I was under the impression that you could not turn stock LS flywheels do to the metal they are made of being to porous. AS far as the pressure plate. I personally would replace it with those hot spots.

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Post  87-944S on Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:46 am

Damn, I didn't know that, I had my GTO flywheel resurfaced.
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Post  Arthropraxis on Sun Mar 25, 2012 1:21 pm

There is some discussion of not resurfacing flywheels here: [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
There are threads on LS1tech.com for and against turning the flywheel. It didn't seem to be an issue if only a minimum of surface was taken and you measured for the need to shim afterwards.
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Post  948inVA on Sun Mar 25, 2012 2:15 pm

Yeah, looks like I am out of luck. Guess I'll be adding another $500 to the budget for new flywheel and PP. Mad
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Post  948inVA on Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:41 pm

Any thoughts on this kit here? - LUK 04-173

Seems like a good deal for clutch/pp/flywheel.
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Post  leadfoot on Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:14 pm

What options are there for pressure plates with the ls1 163t flywheel,
Was looking at the centreforce 10.4"
Theres also a dodge ram 11" for a plymouth??
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