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My friend is WD with Fidanza now is able to get Fidanza give us a group buy on Tsx flywheels if we have good number of people buying. Other applications are available too with low pricing.
 

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sorry this is a "newb" type question, but what exactly does a flywheel do? And how is the aftermarket flywheel better?

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NocturnalTSX said:
sorry this is a "newb" type question, but what exactly does a flywheel do? And how is the aftermarket flywheel better?
I didn't know either, so I checked it out a bit.

And here's a couple of links that seem to tell us what we want to know.

This one tells the basics about flywheels:

http://www.upei.ca/~physics/p261/projects/flywheel1/flywheel1.htm

Here's what seems to be the basic thing from that link:
"A flywheel, in essence is a mechanical battery - simply a mass rotating about an axis. Flywheels store energy mechanically in the form of kinetic energy. They take an electrical input to accelerate the rotor up to speed by using the built-in motor, and return the electrical energy by using this same motor as a generator."

And this other link tells what's (supposedly) better about Fidanza flywheels:

http://www.aluminumflywheels.com/flywheels.html

Seems like the basic thing is lighter weight, although other things are involved. And other sites about flywheels sometimes also talk about "improved magnetic fields."


BTW -- enjoyed getting this stuff together.
 

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larchmont said:
Anybody here ever get an aftermarket flywheel or know anybody who did?
I had one on my Maxima, it was the fidanza. Great mod will add it to the tsx for sure!
 

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What kind of difference did it seem to make?
much better response from the engine, car became much faster overall. It took sometime to get used to rpms dropping so fast but after a while it was just perfect.
 

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Thanks tsxclub!

A couple more questions:
Would you say it applies to both AT and MT?
And how much expense and work is involved?
e.g. cost of the flywheel, cost of the installation, how long it takes

Also, do you think it's a kind of thing where we'd have any worry about anything else being affected (i.e. screwed up) as a result of this being done?
 

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larchmont said:
Thanks tsxclub!

A couple more questions:
Would you say it applies to both AT and MT?
And how much expense and work is involved?
e.g. cost of the flywheel, cost of the installation, how long it takes

Also, do you think it's a kind of thing where we'd have any worry about anything else being affected (i.e. screwed up) as a result of this being done?
only MT.

Most will charge $250+ for installation. Flywheel will be $250-400

It wont screw anything up might even make your tranny + engine last longer.
 

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tsxclub said:
only MT.

Most will charge $250+ for installation. Flywheel will be $250-400

It wont screw anything up might even make your tranny + engine last longer.
Great answers, tsxclub -- thanks!

I think if I had the 6MT I'd do it for sure.
 

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Ok so are these readily available? Or will they make them once they have enough orders or something?

The number you mentioned is a 718 number, which i assume is in queens, if i GO there, will they do the install for me?

thanks..
 
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