[s-cars] Re: Installation of clutch: Help? Also: LIghtened Flywheel vs. O...

DGraber460 at aol.com DGraber460 at aol.com
Mon Nov 17 21:20:18 EST 2003

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The reason I "think" Audi uses heavy flywheels is that they don't make
engines with low end torque, and its needed to get off the line. Larger mass =
easier launch from stop.
I would love to lighten my flywheels for quicker response, but for a daily
driver, I'm afraid the stoplight traffic would be worse than the already
marginal situation. Uphill with the AC on is something I usually try to avoid by just
turning the AC off till it gets rolling.
For a fun car- I'd do it in heartbeat.
For a commuter- probably not.

Definitely no Guru in Denver
"Good judgment is a result of experience, which is often the result of poor

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