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Ford Pinto Lightweight Steel Flywheel - 8 1/2" Clutch Plate

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Ford Pinto lightweight steel flywheel to suit Ford 8 1/2" clutch plate. Machined from billet steel, our flywheels feature an integral ring gear. Much lighter than the original flywheel this flywheel is suitable for a standard or uprated Ford 8 1/2" clutch.

Ford Pinto Lightweight Steel Flywheel  - 8 1/2" Clutch Plate

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By reducing the weight of the flywheel over the standard Pinto item to as little as a half, the resulting reduced inertia gives better acceleration, especially in the lower gears. In addition, the reduced weight at the flywheel edges allows quicker gear changes, and increased engine braking. Comes with integral starter ring (ring gear is machined into the flywheel).

Suitable for use with
RS2000 Type Bellhousing (cable clutch)
Sierra Direct Replacement Cable Clutch Bellhousing
Sierra Direct Replacement Hydraulic Clutch Bellhousing
Pinto or Cosworth to Borg Warner T5 Bellhousing *

Download a Fitting Guidance Notes document.

Specification and Application

Component Lightweight Billet Steel Flywheel
Type Dynamically balanced with integral ring gear and to suit standard or uprated Ford 8 1/2" 23 spline clutch
Benefits Reduces the weight of the standard Pinto cast iron flywheel
Weight 4.1Kg
Number of Teeth 135
Engines Ford Pinto 1.6, 2.0 and other variants
Clutches Recommended 8 1/2" Clutch Cover and Friction Disc for fast road up to 150bhp
  AP Racing clutch cover CP2511-1 and AP Racing Heavy Duty Clutch Plate CP5352-5 for power greater than 150bhp or competition use.
Applications Kit Cars
Rally/Race - MkI/II Escort, Sierra, Lotus Cortina
Classic Ford
Fast Road

* Not suitable for Cosworth crankshaft

Additional Information

Product Code AF37