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Old 09-15-2003, 08:01 PM
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300e Flex disc question?

I just replaced my engine over the weekend and when I took my test drive I noticed a clunking noise during shifts. After inspection I noticed play in the front Flex disc and thought it to be bad. After a forum search, I saw someone say they are only bad if the are cracking.
My question is, is there suppose to be any play or should it be snug? When I turn the drive shaft I can see the bolts in the disc move side to side.
Any feedback would be helpfull.

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Old 09-15-2003, 08:14 PM
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snug....

with no play. Bolts may need to be tightened or the bolt holes are 'ogwallered', hopefully only in the disc itself.


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Old 09-16-2003, 10:42 PM
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When fitting the flex disk, there are metal bushings that the bolts go through. These must be seated up in a lip in the transmission and driveshaft yoke. If you completely removed the flex disk from both driveshaft AND transmission yoke, then you got it in 60 degrees off.

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Old 09-17-2003, 05:05 AM
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just make sure you dont put the disk in backwards like i did.
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Old 09-18-2003, 11:21 PM
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Here is what happens if you do....
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