The new flange kits are definitely the fix for those things. On smaller ones with 4 bolts, I've had some success drilling and tapping the additional 4 holes. Even on the 8 bolt and 12 flanges, if you are meticulous with your installation and pay attention to the details, they're not problems anymore.
Originally Posted by tcy612
The key to happiness is lower expectations.
Don't pick the fly crap out of the pepper.