[Vwdiesel] Fw: Damping Digest
scott3491 at insightbb.com
Wed Feb 16 18:20:50 EST 2005
Mark was unable to get this to post and asked me to try again.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Mark Shepherd <mark at shepher.fsnet.co.uk>
> To: <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2005 10:37 PM
> Subject: Damping Digest
> > Did any one manage to read the chapter I 'p' mailed a few
> > people? Or did it cause INdigestION ;o)
> > It was all interesting for me; but the big hook was the
> > mention of the M1 S1 (Mass 1 Shaft1 ) ?? resonance being
> > replaced by attaching a new mass and shaft to act as a
> > resonance substituting its 'harmless' vibrating for the
> > potentially damaging crank vibration.
> > It's the use of this damping by VW on the A2 for a while
> > dampen the body vibration by bolting a mass behind the
> > bumper.That is the barb of the hook for me...
> > I have to replace all my shockers/struts on my 'Q' as they
> > are very weak. When idling my car vibrates. I haven't
> > measured it but it must be of the order of a few mm.
> > I must rig up a gauge.
> > The positioning of that A2 damper is such to make me
> > that it would be quite effective. Does anyone have a jpeg
> > this and a few dimensions? Hagar if the sun is shining
> > perhaps you can experiment on your engine on a stand a do
> > 'before and after' bolting of a homemade damper on the
> > block?
> > Mark-The-Miser
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