[Vwdiesel] Fw: Damping Digest
Mike & Coreen Smith
ve9aa at nbnet.nb.ca
Wed Feb 16 18:30:13 EST 2005
I haven't seen any posts from anyone in over a day...close to 2 I think.
Mike, Coreen & Corey Smith
699 Rte 616 Keswick Ridge
----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott Kair" <scott3491 at insightbb.com>
To: <vwdiesel at audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2005 7:21 PM
Subject: [Vwdiesel] Fw: Damping Digest
> Mark was unable to get this to post and asked me to try again.
> Scott Kair
> > ----- 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
> > slave
> > > 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
> > to
> > > dampen the body vibration by bolting a mass behind the
> > front
> > > 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
> > believe
> > > that it would be quite effective. Does anyone have a jpeg
> > of
> > > this and a few dimensions? Hagar if the sun is shining
> > > perhaps you can experiment on your engine on a stand a do
> > a
> > > 'before and after' bolting of a homemade damper on the
> > > block?
> > > Mark-The-Miser
> > >
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