Snapped all my flywheel bolts at Steamboat a couple of years ago. Wasn't
too hard to fix at the track once I figured out what was actually broken,
but I would recommend replacing the original units at rebuild time
From: R. John Lye <email@example.com>
To: Bob Lang <LANG@isis.mit.edu>; firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Wednesday, October 07, 1998 1:38 PM
Subject: Re: Crank Question
>At 03:08 PM 10/7/98 -0400, Bob Lang wrote:
>>When you guys crank up the power in your cars, do you add three more
>>dowel pins to the crank/flywheel connection???
>I've got an extra dowel pin and extra bolts in my crank.
>>but I was wondering if
>>anyone on the list has suffered from flywheel bolt failure of other
>>catastrophic ocurrances on the business end of the crank.
>Chip had a flywheel break loose two years ago; he caught me just
>as I was leaving work "uh, could you stop by the shop and pick up...."