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Old 03-03-2010, 04:08 AM   #1
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What is this?

Looking at cool cutaway drawings and came across this bit which I have no idea what it does. Wheel to put up the periscope maybe?

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Old 03-03-2010, 05:33 AM   #2
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That's where the hamster goes.
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Actually the hamster goes inside of there. You can clearly the wheel has a linkage coming off of it to drive the "engine" part that makes all the sounds for the car.
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Old 03-03-2010, 06:09 AM   #4
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It is a "sales feature" methinks.
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It's a flywheel...

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Looking at cool cutaway drawings and came across this bit which I have no idea what it does. Wheel to put up the periscope maybe?
... on the tranny, here's the PET.
Part number is 987 303 051 00 is item No. 9.



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Haha, it's literally a little wheel that spins around and doesn't do anything else.
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Old 03-03-2010, 06:29 AM   #7
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Listed as "AS DAMPING MASS" but what is it dampening? Cheap enough though it is only $7.95
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I think it's the starter like on the old Me-109.

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