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Unread 04-06-2010, 03:08 PM   #1
bigorangeyj
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:!emergency!: i need a new flywheel

I need a new flywheel, but I don't know if I need one with trigger teeth, or one without. If its any help, its an 87, 4.2, 5 speed, laredo. I can also send a pic through text or email if it'll help. Please I need help asap.

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Unread 04-06-2010, 03:27 PM   #2
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Can you pull the starter and see from there? 20 minute job on and off.
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Unread 04-06-2010, 03:36 PM   #3
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I've already got the starter off, and the tranny on the ground, what's your email, I'm doin this on my phone so I can't post pics but I can do it through email or text
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Unread 04-06-2010, 04:43 PM   #4
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I need a new flywheel, but I don't know if I need one with trigger teeth, or one without. If its any help, its an 87, 4.2, 5 speed, laredo. I can also send a pic through text or email if it'll help. Please I need help asap.
You should be able to put any 4.0 or 4.2 liter flywheel on that engine. The flywheel bolt pattern and size are the same, the notches for the crank position sensor won't matter since you don't use one, so as long as the ring gear has the correct number of teeth (and I believe that they do), you should be good to go. I fitted a flywheel from a 2005 4.0 onto a 4.2 and put a YJ flywheel onto the 2005 (I converted the 2005 to OBD1 and needed to YJ style notches).
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Unread 04-06-2010, 08:30 PM   #5
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ok i got it, the problem was that i didnt know what trigger teeth were. fyi i didnt need them.

id say its got a few hard spots
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Unread 04-06-2010, 08:35 PM   #6
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heres where i had a little trouble getting a bolt out.


heres everything on the ground once i finally got it out.
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Unread 04-06-2010, 08:37 PM   #7
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so im picking up my new flywheel and probably master cylinder tomorrow around lunch time, and hopefully will take it out tomorrow night.
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Unread 04-07-2010, 08:31 AM   #8
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Any way you can attach pics, for some reason I can't see them. I'm doing my clutch in 2 weeks and am studying up as much as possible before I tear into it.
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Unread 04-07-2010, 11:19 AM   #9
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You can't just link to images that are in your email. They need to be put on a site like photobucket first.
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