My flex plate on my 1965 flash-o-matic loosened an egged out the bolt holes that hold it to the crank. Will a 1968 flex plate interchange?

Asked by Jul 23, 2014 at 12:41 PM about the 1965 AMC Rambler American

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My transmission shop says they cannot locate a flex plate thru their sources.  So I called a local AMC fan who said he had one from a 1968.  He said to weld the holes and then have them re-drilled.  My tranny guy said he would not recommend it.  "They are called flex plates for a reason"

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When you weld something it changes the metal, and a flex plate is something you should not weld, if they have one you will be money ahead to replace it.

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As far as interchange you will have to do that visually, if the size, bolt pattern and balance point and weight size is the same it should work.

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I have a complete 232 engine with flex plate for 150.00 dols.

runs like a clock,37000 ml.

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