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Old May 2nd, 2012, 10:00 AM
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Anybody know what this is?

Heavy... was mounted on front differential by 2 bolts...... just curious.
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Old May 2nd, 2012, 10:11 AM
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Harmonic balancer. You dont need it.

Trivia: the rubber biscuit is the same partsas the engine/tranny mount.

-Jeff

What did it do?
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Old May 2nd, 2012, 10:13 AM
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Also known as an harmonic damper or harmonic dampener.
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Old May 2nd, 2012, 10:13 AM
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It helps reduce noise from the differential.
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Old May 2nd, 2012, 10:16 AM
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What did it do?
In reality, nothing. In actuality, this:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harmonic_damper
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Old May 2nd, 2012, 10:23 AM
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Thanks.... learned something new. Honestly never heard of damn thing..... I'm sure I've gained 1mpg after removing the weight of it.....
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