Interesting, it is my all-steel (spiral-wound) type that expand during the
'push' operation, the white nylon with londitudinal strands in a black outer
sheathing don't suffer from that problem. However they can't be clamped as
tightly at the ends as the nylon deforms, unlike the steel type.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Hans Duinhoven" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Larry Colen" <email@example.com>; "mglist" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, October 25, 2002 6:24 PM
Subject: Re: Heater cables, shipfitters disease
> Avoid cheap cables which have little steel in the outer cable.
> I got this type from my regular MG parts store after the original was
> acting as a short circuit.
> The new one is too flexible in length, so the though moving valve
> (especially around the "closed"position) is giving this cable a bad time.
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