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Old 04-19-2006, 03:26 PM   #1
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Default which direction should a flywheel turn on start up

COunter clockwise or clockwise
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clockwise from the rear or counter clockwise from the front.
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The easiest way to tell. Push your car forward and look at how the gears rotate. The pinions have to rotate the opposite direction when meshed.

But in general, our engines are designed to run counter-clockwise when looking at them from the front.
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