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Old 06-07-2004, 03:33 PM
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flexplate designs for SBC???

The flexplate off of my 1968 C-10 w/ TH 400 has a counterweight welded on to it. The flexplate that came with my 1988 700R4 has no counterweight. What flexplate do I use and what is the counterweight for?? I am not using a SBC 400 which is externally balanced.

I looked at a flexplate from a 1988 305 SBC and it is smaller in diameter that will not line up with my starter so I won't be using that one.

Any ideas?

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The weight was used to balance that particular flexplate, I'd say use either one or which ever one works.
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