we are replacing the flywheel on a 96 explorer 4.0 automatic, the old flywheel has what looks like a hub and all the after markets dont.
I don't know what your talking about with a hub on a automatic flex plate. Check this sight out, see if it is the same... https://www.carid.com/atp/automatic-transmission-flexplate-mpn-z-157.html?singleid=190035384&url=809097
thanks, I didn't find one like mine. the one I have is strange, the reason I call it a hub is because it spins inside the plate. it seamed to be pressed and tac welded. the 6 holes spin.
So, did you take the flex plat off? What is in the center of the flex plate is the end of the crankshaft, and that would be just a pilot for lining up the flex plate. Without the bolts in the flex plate, it would spin around that center hub. Just pull the flex plate off.
Here i a picture...as you can see the bolt holes are seperate frome the plate.....any thoughts
Can I see the other side?
It looks like that center hub comes off somehow. I found one on E-Bay, check it out... http://www.ebay.com/itm/91-92-93-94-95-96-FORD-EXPLORER-FLYWHEEL-FLEX-PLATE-A-T-62880-/252634030548?rmvSB=true
Thanks Rowefast...looks like i have that 1% lol. I viewed the one on ebay, thats my back up if i cant press this off
There calling that one a flex plat flywheel. This is a weird one.
I found some new flexplate flywheels... https://www.google.com/#q=96+explorer+4.0+automatic+flexplate+flywheel
That is a throw-out barring!
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