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Old 03-04-2023, 10:13 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Solarpowered
He said lower rotational mass isn't worth enough to go chasing it down, and to focus efforts elsewhere.
This comports with John Karcey, the OG Mileage Motor builder. He went with a stock flywheel and 50lb Jaguar crankshaft pulley. On my build, I just added a Gene Berg 8lb pulley and a Type IV oil cooler in the stock location.

It's been sitting on the bench for years. Now that I'm past my EV conversion phase, I think it will go in the Superbeetle instead of rebuilding the stock (130,000 mile) motor.
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