Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 21:32:13 +0100
From: Grunff <>
Subject: Re: Earth Points (Classic 900)

Paul Halliday wrote: > With Vaseline, or battery terminal grease, kind of thing? Sorry, I'm a bit > dumb about this - only just got the notion that a rusty earth point doesn't > help things :) I'm a copper grease freak. I buy it in huge pots, and use it liberally. Everything in my engine bay(s) has a coppery tinge. :-) If you have corroded earths, undo the bolt, clean up the terminals with a wire brush/emery paper, and reassemble with generous lashings of copper grease. > Okay. How/where does that earth? I've heard of people keeping some spare > wire handy for rigging up alternator earths at the side of the road. What's > involved here? Look at the alternator. Identify the balck wire that comes off the back and bolts to the engine nearby. That's the alternator earth. Check it. If it's falling apart, replace it. That's it - pretty simple. > Thanks for the reply Grunff, Anytime Paul. -- Grunff

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