I suggest carefully trimming away the damaged wrapping of the loom first.
Then, split open the bundle of wires and if you can't see any of the
internal copper strands, it's safe to re-tape that section of the wiring
1972 ST BGT
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, June 24, 2001 3:59 PM
Subject: wiring question
> Hello out there in "get to drive 'em" world. This is Becky in "still in
> garage in lots of pieces" world.
> Some of you might remember I queried the list about some gearbox noise
> several months ago. Since then I have pulled the engine and gearbox and
> replaced the clutch ( with help from my non-mechanical SO of course). As
> know, one thing always leads to another, have replaced seals and gaskets,
> etc. painted the engine and am cleaning up the engine bay and repainting
> too. While sanding with a drill in the engine bay, the stripper on the
> drill came in contact with a wire group that is covered with a "fabric
> (insulation?)". It shredded the fabric (oops!) and now I am wondering if
> can wrap those particular wires with electrical tape or if I need to do
> something different? Does this make sense to anyone? BTW, the wires
> themselves do not seem to be damaged.
> 69B RD
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