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BTM_FDR
 


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What are these for?

Can anyone shed some light on what the swinging lumps of cast iron are for behind the rear bumpers??
  
Post #187288627th Oct 2017 10:59 am
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galwaygreen
 


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Harmonic dampers
  
Post #187288727th Oct 2017 11:01 am
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Tah!
So what are their use?
  
Post #187289627th Oct 2017 11:44 am
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L319
 


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Cancel out vibrations at certain resonant frequencies which would create possibly a booming noise or similar
  
Post #187289727th Oct 2017 11:47 am
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Pedros
 


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Or in my case, knocking against the exhaust on the nearside, making a sound like there's my grandson with a frying pan and a wooden spoon under there.
  
Post #187306027th Oct 2017 11:04 pm
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galwaygreen
 


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disco balls
  
Post #187306127th Oct 2017 11:10 pm
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Haha they are a strange thing that’s for sure!
  
Post #187309728th Oct 2017 7:46 am
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