I have a flat spot in my ring gear and have it off. I am planning on flipping it over, but I noticed that just on one side, there are small curved grooves just below the notches on the ring gear- I presume these are to help guide the starter nose gear into the notch on the ring gear. If I flip the ring gear- there will be no "guide grooves". Is this worth worring about? Or should I just go ahead and flip it?
One more thing- I would have already had it flipped and installed but I am having some trouble putting it back on (backwards). I heated it up to 500 degrees in the oven for half an hour, but I still couldn't get it started onto the flywheel- any tips or advice before I pull out the oxy/acetylene torch to heat it?
Thanks in advance-