[200q20v] Re: [V8] just out of curiosity (UFO question)...

Todd Young tyoung at wamnet.com
Thu Feb 1 09:23:30 EST 2001

I wouldn't necessarily say that there was a "problem" right out of the
box. Compound bows (archery) use a vibration damper to silence
vibrations after release, just the nature of the beast. It's easier to
add a lightweight "damper" than to make the part "beefier", which would
add significant weight. 

(Gee can you tell I have an engineering background?)

Phil Rose wrote:
> So--the conclusion is that this "thing"** is a "vibration damper",
> i.e., a counterweight used/needed to alter the resonant frequency of
> the caliper. Well, then that seems to tell us that Audi knew there
> was a special "problem" with the UFO design pretty much right out of
> the box, so-to-speak.

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