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Re: Basic Positive Ground Question

To: Trevor Jordan <>, Joe Curry <>, Malcolm Walker <>, triumphs@Autox.Team.Net
Subject: Re: Basic Positive Ground Question
From: Cliff Hansen <>
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 1997 14:39:22 -0500
Cc: schuyler grace <>, Trevor Boicey <>, Jerry McDonald <>, triumphs@Autox.Team.Net
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At 03:26 PM 11/12/97 +1100, Trevor Jordan wrote:
>Electricity does not actually flow from one point to another, regardless of
>direction, it flows in circles; which, for reasons which escape me, are
>called circuits.  After an electron flows through the wires from the
>negative terminal of the battery to the positive terminal, it then flows
>back through the battery to the negative terminal.  The proof of this is
>startlingly simple.  If the electrons all accumulated on the positive
>terminal of the battery, our cars would progressively lean to one side,
>until eventually they would be undriveable.  Positive ground cars would
>lean one way and negative ground cars the other.
>Regards, Trevor Jordan
>74 TR6 CF29281U

Which explains why so many of us switch from positively grounded to
negatively grounded systems.  Evens the wear and tear on suspension,
tires, etc.  Maybe I'll rotate my battery on a regular basis :-)

Cliff Hansen
1966 TR-4A CTC64615L
Red, rough, running

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