Starter at rest...
has around .050 clearance.
There was only one bolt that interfered with another.
I torqued the countersunk bolt and marked where the bellhousing
bolt would pass through.Then milled a chunk out of it.
Clutch is on...
Here is a comparison of the 4 cylinder and the 6 cylinder flywheels..
3.0 V6-9 5/16"
I plugged the 8 stock bolt holes and redrilled the 6 to fit the ALH crank.
An adapter was made to use the stock V6 pilot bearing.
I shaved .165 off the crank so the bearing wouldn't bottom out...
Starter bolt holes and gear hole bored out .
Starter fit nicely.
Removed 0.550 ,that was too deep so made a shim .062 and that did the job.
Fitted to the ALH block, the engine dowel pins tapped in snug.
The green angle plate represents the engine block.
The flywheel has been spaced the distance of the crankshaft.
The aluminum plate is 0.875 thick which gives 0.145 clearance.
I set the adapter up on a rotary table and have already cut the outside and am stating the inner circle.
Well the `ol G52 tranny just wasn't what it use to be after several years
of the "not quite right" adapter I made. I know it was over the allowed
So out with the G52 and in with an R150f (V6) and new 7/8" aluminum plate.
Started with plotting out all the holes that I found on the...