I need some serious help, I just install a 350 sbc engine on my 69 camaro, I use the same tranny (400th) with the same torque converter and flex plate wich measure about 13 1/2 inches if I measure it right, my problem is that went I try to start the car the starter will make a loud noise and it won`t disingage from the flywheel. I try shimms all possible ways, three or four different starters, one for a 327 , 69camaro offset, another from a 70 camaro offset, a 350 chevy camaro in line wich did not fit on my car, and I even try a starter from a 69 , 396 big block wich off course I broke the ear some how. I was contemplating buying a mini starter but i figure it might give me the same problem. The starter came from my other engine wich was a 327 from a 68 corvette engine and it was just rebuilt prior install in the engine, and no my flex plate is not back work `cause I marked it before I remove it. I am dreading this but should I be looking for another flex plate , and should I go with a 168 tooth or 153 on a turbo 400?. Never in my life I had so much problem with Starters.