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Mar 11, 2:44pm - #122917 
fidanza flywheel = lose low end torque?

I ordered my fidanza flywheel and act clutch.
A friend told I will lose low end torque.

However reading some it depends on the weight of the flywheel. If it's too light you lose the momentum stored in the flywheel. But if the weight is right you actually gain some torque.

Those of you with the fidanza flywheel -> How's the low end torque?

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Mar 11, 2:45pm - #122918 
you cant lose any power from a flywheel...

the flywheel will let you regain some of the torque you lost from the old one.


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Mar 11, 2:48pm - #122919 
why else would you pay for something like that, lol

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Mar 11, 3:30pm - #122920 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
you cant lose any power from a flywheel...

the flywheel will let you regain some of the torque you lost from the old one.


That's what I thought, BUT I read articles saying that if the flywheel is spinning it will make it easier to move the car thus more torque.

I figure, if it's easier to make more revs you gain torque.

I'd love to read some experiences from people that have it on their celica

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Mar 11, 3:40pm - #122921 
fidanza flywheel is good, m'kay!

I just had mine installed about 500 miles ago, and OMG, i f'ing love it!


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Mar 11, 4:46pm - #122922 
Originally Posted by carbon_blue_gt
fidanza flywheel is good, m'kay!

I just had mine installed about 500 miles ago, and OMG, i f'ing love it!
where and how much did it cost to install it? did you do a clutch replacement too?


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Mar 11, 5:56pm - #122923 
mines being installed, can't wait to get my car back!


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Mar 11, 7:52pm - #122924 
Originally Posted by fastceli2001
Originally Posted by carbon_blue_gt
fidanza flywheel is good, m'kay!

I just had mine installed about 500 miles ago, and OMG, i f'ing love it!
where and how much did it cost to install it? did you do a clutch replacement too?


I took it to one of the shops here in town, they charged me $312 for the install, and yes... i replaced the clutch too


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Mar 11, 11:00pm - #122925 
The flywheel will make your revs rise/fall faster. On a GTS this can be both a good and bad thing.

If you ask me, the factory clutch has more than enough holding power considering that the Celica doesn't put down that much torque.


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Mar 11, 11:06pm - #122926 
Basically all a lightweight flywheel does is free up horsepower and torque. Since it weighs less it takes less horsepower to turn it. hence you gain horses that where already there. And trust like I said before probably one of the best and cheapest mods available for the Celica. thumbsup

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