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solid flywheel conversion?

Has anyone converted there flywheel from the stock dual mass to a solid flywheel. I have heard great things about the conversion but also heard some horror stories. whats your imput on it?
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Running SMF on both our trucks; best money I've ever spent on both. One truck was a ticking time bomb on the DMF; you could move the clutch cover about 2-3 inches relative to the front half of the flywheel. In both cases, first time driving it I chirped the tire a couple times, before getting the hang of the clutch action. As for the gear rollover noise, either it went away or we both just got used to it. Some folks overfill the tranny by filling it through the shifter hole to quiet the gear noise. I honestly don't know of any downside to it, and given that the alternative means you risk grenading the tranny case, it's a no-brainer to me.
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Re: solid flywheel conversion?

I've done one and couldn't tell a difference.....other than the fact that the truck felt smoother because the dual mass was coming apart. It was also less expensive than buying another dual mass setup.

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Did it on my 94 with a SouthBend Con-O kit. Easier pedal action, no more rattling DMFW, much cheaper than replacing the DMFW and clutch, and stronger clutch. Gear rollover noise didn't bother me since it is after all a truck (and the 94s are loud anyway). Cheers!

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just did it on mine. after you fill the tranny pull the shifter out and add an extra quart to quiet it down. also would be a good time to get a new pedal pox and try the heim joint mod. youll be glad you did

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Hate to derail the thread but what does your tailgate say after "stroke this"?

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Hate to derail the thread but what does your tailgate say after "stroke this"?
"Stroke this chevy boy" I think? ;p




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