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I think there's so much power under hard acceleration that it's a fine line between spinning the tires and slipping the clutch. An aluminum flywheel would dissipate heat faster but I think the thin steel insert would overheat before the heat could be dissipated.

A tall first gear and a light clutch/flywheel doesn't help either. I left a stoplight while breaking in my engine, gave it just a hair too much throttle with the clutch pushing in a little too much, and wham... the engine spun up like it was in neutral.
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