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NEW – Fluidampr Re-Releases Performance Damper For VW /Audi VR-6 12 & 24V Engine.

Justin Fronczak Fluidampr, Harmonic Damper, Import/Euro, News, Product Info, Viscous Damper

SPRINGVILLE, NY [July 13, 2023] – Fluidampr has released an update to the VW / Audi VR-6 12 & 24v engine performance damper. Part number 551221 fits VW / Audi VR6 12 & 24v 1993-2008, $597 MSRP.

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“We’ve seen a continued rise in horsepower among the VR-6 platform,” remarks Ivan Snyder, Fluidampr Account Manager. The Revamped VR-6 damper sports an all new bolted hub which ensures increased durability and a secure connection to the crankshaft snout reducing fretting in high horsepower and racing applications. “Installing a Fluidampr performance damper will further help with long term durability, especially considering its popularity in competition use. Unleashing lost horsepower and torque.” Vehicle applications include the 1993-2008 VW/Audi VR-6 12 & 24v engine.

Upgrading to a Fluidampr performance damper when engine mods are done further ensures long term durability and optimum power by controlling crankshaft torsional vibration. In addition, a custom mandrel to power racing parts, such as a dry-sump, can easily be installed by using the damper’s pre-drilled and tapped 2.350” bolt circle pattern.

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  • Crankshaft torsional vibration protection across RPM range.
  • Reduce risk of crankshaft failure & wear on critical engine parts.
  • Unleash lost horsepower and torque.
  • Six, M8-1.25 bolt holes on 2.350” pattern for custom mandrel and damper puller / installer tool.
  • Pressed and bolted in hardened hub for high horsepower applications.
  • SFI 18.1 certified. Made in USA.

The damper is finished in a corrosion resistant black zinc chromate, then laser engraved with a Fluidampr – Made in the USA logo and SFI 18.1 credential. The newly updated Fluidampr performance damper for the VW /Audi VR-6 12 & 24V engine is available through quality parts distributors and professional engine builders.

About Fluidampr

Fluidampr performance dampers protect your engine from destructive crankshaft torsional vibration.  Install early for durability and optimum performance.  Premium viscous damper technology provides broad range protection across the entire rpm range.  No tuning or maintenance required.  Precision balanced CNC machined high-grade steel components.  Corrosion resistant black chromate finish with laser engraved markings.  Applications include popular domestic, import and diesel engines.  Available through quality performance shops and parts distributors.  For more information call (716) 592-1000 or visit www.fluidampr.com.  SFI 18.1 certified.  Made in USA.


Fluidampr has no connection or affiliation in any way with VW / Audi.  Reference to any trademarked product(s), name(s) or OEM number is intended solely for reference to the usage for that Fluidampr part.  No product were manufactured by the previous mentioned companies or their suppliers.

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