[V8] Aluminum V8 Flywheel on E-Bay

Tony and Lillie tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net
Tue Sep 21 20:04:37 EDT 2004

Did some checking with the very helpful staff at the local dealership 
recently. You need to be good friends with God to get the factory flywheel. 
They give me wholesale, and quoted me $404, but with some checking found 
they can't get them anymore.

Tony Hoffman
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Buchholz, Steven" <Steven.Buchholz at kla-tencor.com>
To: "V8" <v8 at audifans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2004 1:19 PM
Subject: RE: [V8] Aluminum V8 Flywheel on E-Bay

> ... pretty sure this is the same guy who offered the GP on the AF
> Marketplace a while back ... price is the same.  I'm pretty sure that you
> can still get 5-speed flywheels from Audi ... and they will set you back
> around the same amount ...
> Not sure I buy the statement that a lighter flywheel gives more horsepower
> though ... I do agree that it will allow the engine to rev quicker, but it
> isn't like energy is lost in the iron of the stock flywheel ...
> Does anyone have BTDT with an aluminum flywheel on a V8?  I'm wondering if
> the engine would idle more roughly ...
> Steve B
> San Jose, CA (USA)
>> I'l curious if this is a good buy?  Did I hear correct that
>> Audi no longer sells the 5 speed flywheel?
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=792261891
> 3&category=33732
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