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Re: Crank Question

To: "Bob Lang" <>, <>,
Subject: Re: Crank Question
From: "Henry A. Morrison" <>
Date: Thu, 8 Oct 1998 13:05:35 -0600
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
-----Original Message-----
From: R. John Lye <>
To: Bob Lang <>; <>
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...."
>John Lye

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