Jon57 Posted March 15 Report Share Posted March 15 42 minutes ago, David Mack said: Putting the flywheel on the front of the engine and taking the drive from the back, as the older 'vintage' diesels do, puts a pretty big strain on the crankshaft if the propeller suddenly stops rotating and the flywheel tries to carry on (especially with the heavy flywheels of slow running engines). Whereas putting the flywheel between the load and the engine protects the crankshaft to a large extent. Or even 2 flywheels front and back. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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