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Hey guys i wanted to know if anyone knows any kind of product that is out there for an 8th gen accord coupe, that will replace the stock flywheel with an aftermarket lightweight fly wheel? i have an 09 2.4i manual coupe and i wanted to do an upgrade
 

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I found a lightweight flywheel for the K24's along with an Exedy Clutch kit. Do you guys think these would be a nice addition to the car?
Flywheel and clutch upgrades are typically not ideal when talking about daily drivers. Generally speaking, there is no point in buying a performance clutch unless you have excess stresses being put through the drivetrain. For example, you have bolted on a turbo or something that increases horsepower and torque quite considerably. A stock clutch is designed to be used with your car in its current configuration. Buying a high performance clutch with a car that has not been tuned engine wise is pointless. You won't really notice any gain, the clutch will be horrible to operate at low speeds and also is likely to wear out a lot quicker.
 

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The reason why i would be doing clutch is because i would already have everything apart when changing the flywheel. Has anyone done anything flywheel-wise?
 

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Dont get a stiff clutch like stage 2 or 3. Had a stage 3 in my STI i needed it for 400whp but horrible in traffic. My .02
 

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The reason why i would be doing clutch is because i would already have everything apart when changing the flywheel. Has anyone done anything flywheel-wise?
Why even bother with the flywheel? Your virtual weight loss will be minimal, thus the acceleration responsivity improvement will be minimal... :dunno:

Sounds to me like you have a case of the mods and are just running out of things to do that will actually improve your car. I get it, I've been there on other cars. Mods are like tattoos, once you get one you want more and more... But save your money man. Rather that doing more upgrades to a heavy ass four banger, save your money for a car that you can mod and see actual gains. :yes:
 

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I'm gonna be with this car for the next few years and within the last year, I've learned quite a bit. Not only is this car my pride and joy, but also a learning device. As long as a I have a car, I don't think i'll be done modding. I have a large passion for this stuff :) I'm actually going to school to be a grease monkey and its exciting to work on performance upgrades / modifications.

I found this flywheel that Exedy says will fit our cars (i4 at least) and it weighs 9 pounds as apposed to 25. Amazon says it won't fit however Steve, the Exedy Rep, says it will.
 

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you can always shave some weight off the stocker just make sure it is balanced when they do and keep in mind that not so much total weight but where the weight is removed from ie: the outer edge as compared to the inside center.
 

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I found this flywheel that Exedy says will fit our cars (i4 at least) and it weighs 9 pounds as apposed to 25. Amazon says it won't fit however Steve, the Exedy Rep, says it will.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001B5MBG4/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER
I'd be curious to see a graph of the virtual weight loss with a light weight flywheel on the i4... My best guess would be around 200lb for 1st gear down to around 20lb for 5th. Not really substantial unless you're just trying to shave a couple tenths of a second off of your 1/4mi time.
 

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I'm gonna be with this car for the next few years and within the last year, I've learned quite a bit. Not only is this car my pride and joy, but also a learning device. As long as a I have a car, I don't think i'll be done modding. I have a large passion for this stuff :) I'm actually going to school to be a grease monkey and its exciting to work on performance upgrades / modifications.

I found this flywheel that Exedy says will fit our cars (i4 at least) and it weighs 9 pounds as apposed to 25. Amazon says it won't fit however Steve, the Exedy Rep, says it will.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001B5MBG4/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER
Good for you man. Be a grease monkey and do what you love to do. But I'm going to be honest here. Many people here have been through the mod stuff and that is one of those things that the cost out weighs the gain. I had the itch for a lancer I had back in the day. Did a Frankenstein motor evo interior and while it was fun the HP gain from performance mods was minimal. An older VTEC civic would dust me. For these accords, again my opinion, is looks. If you want a car to mess around with for performance get an si or muscle car. My dad always told me have your nice DD then racer at home.
 

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Going from a 25 lb flywheel to a 9lbs one is going to make a huge difference. When I replaced the crank pulley from stock to a lightened one on my old car, it was very noticable and that was only shedding like 10lbs of rotating mass. However at lower RPMs getting out of the hole from a stop is not going to be fun as a daily driver, but you will get a nice bump in MPG.
 

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I have a v6 here with a all bolts ons and the light flywheel and oem clutch and I see no drivability issues if you are good on the clutch (with all due respect)

yes its harder but completely doable. It's not as forgiving yes. BUT i do have my ecu tweaked so it's as twitchy as possible which only makes it even harder to drive. So I'd think with an oem ecu it's be even easier to drive and thus not a big deal.

Now if u get an upgraded clutch on a light flywheel then yes it'll be harder to drive for sure and it's pointless. It'll grab so hard when banging gears you will lose speed in the transition of gears. I had an upgraded clutch for 1000kms and actually went back to a new oem clutch cause it's was horrendous switching gears was way too aggressive and I just knew it was pointless
 
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