Originally Posted by TexasT
My spring came out like that too. I was told it is pretty common. I was going to reuse the plate with a new spring. I have been told to replace any steels that have bluing or hot spots. I haven't taken mine out yet.
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ugh why didn't I think of using a 5 gal bucket? Man that would have made it a lot easier and less messy haha. Looks like your stator support held up rather well. What kind of engine hp/tq are you gonna be putting your 2004r behind?