In Reply to: flywheel gear posted by Scott on January 15, 2020 at 15:15:34:
The OEM Ford flywheels were never welded on, no need to and yes they are a press fit. The issue of welding the ringgear on started when the aftermarket companies started making flywheels and ringgears and had no clue as to engineering, fit, and function as they no doubt didn't have the OEM drawings to reference and simply reverse engineered their parts. The result was incorrect dimensions and assembly. You can opt to have them re-welded or replace with new gear and wheel.