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Re: Fuel Cut-Off

Subject: Re: Fuel Cut-Off
From: Graham McCann <>
Date: Sat, 07 Sep 1996 09:51:49 +1000
At 11:02  5/9/96 -0500, you wrote:
>Hi All.
>There was a thread running about the fuel cut-off under the dash.  Could this
>be used as a theft deterent?  When you park some where that you're not
>comfortable with, you reach under the dash and pull up the plunger.  When
>you're ready to go, you push it down.  If someone should try to steal the car,
>they wouldn't get far before they'd "run out" of fuel.  Obviosly, this would
>only fool those who didn't know better. Any $.02?
>80 MGB
It is a mercury switch device designed to cut all electrics off in the event
of an accident.  It is one of those devices requires by the many and often
weird US requirements for cars.


Graham McCann  Rivett, ACT. Australia
06 2889055

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