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VW/Audi flywheel for Renault F-block engine


Our light-weight & balanced billet steel flywheel for VAG O2M gearbox conversions, often performed with high powered Renault F-block engines (Clio 172, 182, Clio 16v, Williams, etc.)

Usually made to order, although sometimes we have one or two in stock. Typical dispatch time 2-4 weeks.


Our light-weight & balanced billet steel flywheel for the VAG O2M gearbox conversion, often performed with high powered Renault F-block engines (Clio 172, 182, Clio 16v, Williams, etc.)

Designed to work with VW / Audi 02M gearbox swaps along with our own adapter plate, the flywheel bolts directly to any Renault F-block crank (F4R, F7P, F7R) and some other variants like Volvo B18FT. The flywheel accepts a standard VW 240mm single plate clutch (non dual-mass type) and can accept an uprated type for the 6 speed 02M gearbox found in Golf GTI’s, Seat Cupra R’s, Audi TT, Audi S3 and many others. The clutch fitment specifically accepts the 1.8T BAM found in the Audi TT, S3, etc.

The flywheel comes with a standard ‘ring gear’ to work with a factory standard VW / Audi starter motor and the correct offset to work with a standard VW / Audi clutch release cylinder also.

Just behind the ring gear you will see a trigger pattern designed to replicate the Clio 172 / 182’s “60-2” flywheel pattern for the ECU’s crank position sensor (TDC sensor). As shown in one of the pictures below, it allows you to install a universal crank angle sensor in the location shown to exactly replicate the original timing of the Clio 172 / 182. With this you can run the original Clio ECU if you wish, or any after-market engine management system which has the ability to trigger from this very common timing pattern.

Shown here are some pictures of a Clio 172 RS conversion using this flywheel and our matching adapter plate:

Fitted with 02M gearbox and our adaptor plate:

Drive flange locations:

Modification required to Clio 172 / 182 RS sub frame to provide sufficient clearance for the 02M gearbox:

Showing the exact location required with a universal crank sensor to give correct timing with Clio 172 / 182 RS:

Mated with original gearbox mounting bracket. Mounts not available, but an example of what you need to make is shown below this picture:

Example mounts to adapt 02M gearbox to original Clio 172 / 182 RS mountings (on top and below the gearbox):

VW / Audi gear “remote” module installed inside Clio, to fit beneath original interior trim:

Finally, for “Cup” models or other models which had a speed sensor mounted on the original gearbox you can carefully weld 8 tags on to the inside of the drive flange as shown here, which when coupled with a “hall effect” or digital “gear tooth” sensor like the one we stock (sensors category) can be used to replicate the original 8-pulse-per-revolution signal:

Note to international buyers: Due to the size and weight of these items the postage cost can be as much as £50 GBP. If you place an order via the website you will automatically be charged a smaller amount for postage costs but we will contact you to request the difference. You are welcome to contact us first for a more accurate price before ordering. Thank you, EFI Parts.

Additional information

Weight 3000 g
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