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Re: Flex Plate Fun



Ok Good.  Glad you were able to get one.

On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 8:30 AM, Bill M <y1topbanana73@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I actually got it handled this morning...thanks for the offer!

Dynamic Converters (where I bought my converter) had one in stock. I'm picking it up this afternoon

Bill M
65 Coronet 500 'vert http://goo.gl/6xUS1
73 Dart Sport, 05 Ram 2500 CTD, 4WD, QC, LB, Laramie
21 Model T Depot Hack, 06 Mazda 3

On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 11:26 AM, Gary Wilson <gwwilson70@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
If it will do you any good I have several flex plates for big block and small block.  Would be glad to send you one if you want.  Live in Oregon.

On Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 9:14 PM, Bill M <y1topbanana73@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
So I go out tonight expecting the do the last step before putting the engine in...bolt the converter to the flex plate. Unfortunately I figured out the hard way that a "stock" style flex plate has 3/8 bolt holes for the converter. So I pull the engine & trans back apart and drilled then out to the 7/16 needed for the aftermarket converter. NOTE that there isn't much meat in the plate's outside edge after you do that.

So I out it back in, bolt up the trans, and figure out the holes JUST BARELY don't match up!! AAARRRGGGHHHH! And if I hog them out more, I'll have slop in the plate and it will likely crack. Now I have to try and find one locally tomorrow if there's any chance of putting the motor in the car on Sat morning. Good #&%!NG luck with that!!!

I really hate taking 1 step forward and 2 steps back!!!

Bill M
65 Coronet 500 'vert http://goo.gl/6xUS1
73 Dart Sport, 05 Ram 2500 CTD, 4WD, QC, LB, Laramie
21 Model T Depot Hack, 06 Mazda 3

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