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Drew MacPherson drew at
Fri Feb 27 22:37:04 EST 2004

On Fri, 27 Feb 2004, Huw Powell wrote:

> Well... in this file:
> The top picture, with all the tools in a pile, shows it, just barely to 
> the right of dead center.  It's "below" the multimeter, just to the left 
> of some red hose, and there is a pair of red plier handles overlapping 
> it a tiny bit.

mmmm.... I _think_ I can see something in there... :)

> It basically consists of a short piece of pipe with a notch cut out of 
> it, which fits into the center of the harmonic damper/pulley assembly 
> and "locks" onto the big nub in it.  Then there is a sturdy lever arm 
> that stops it from turning by coming up hard against the front "engine 
> mount" snubber bracket.

That description does help clear things up.  Once I have a closer look at 
the harmonic damper I'm sure I'll be able to figure it out.

> Someone had a photo somewhere on the web once of a homemade one, but I 
> think it disappeared.

Yes, i recall coming across a page with mention of one, but the picture 
was missing.

> I hope this helps a bit...

It does, thanks Huw.


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