Oh yeah, I forgot to mention I'm getting mine lightened from stock
22 lbs to 18 lbs. I believe the Moss alloy unit weighs 10 lbs.
Word on the street is Tim Baxter said:
> While everything skye said is absolutely true, and goes for ANY car,
> not just MGs, I think in the Bs case a lightened flywheel MIGHT be a
> good mod. The B series engine was severely overbuilt, heavy and not
> particularly rev-happy. It does, however, have torque to spare. I
> don't know if I would go to the pricey extreme of an aluminum one, but
> shaving the stock piece down could be worthwhiile, I think. I have no
> doubt you'll get more engine vibration. How much more, I don't know.
> But I think the B is an exception here. I wouldn't dare lighten the
> flywheel on my neon R/T, which already revs well, and is very quick,
> but has zero torque (or horsepower down low), for the very reasons
> Skye mentioned.
> Just like any performance mod, there's tradeoffs. You have to be very
> careful if you're trying to be smarter than the original designers,
> and you have to know what tradeoffs you're willing to live with.
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