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Re: Basic Positive Ground Question

To: Joe Curry <>
Subject: Re: Basic Positive Ground Question
From: Malcolm Walker <>
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 1997 16:55:11 -0800 (PST)
Cc: Triumphs <>
On Wed, 12 Nov 1997, Joe Curry wrote:

> > Now, if the car was constantly immersed in salt water, then you might have
> > something there.  Boats have a zinc plate (or similar object) whose sole
> > purpose is to oxidize (by electrolysis?) and thus stop everything else
> > from rusting.  However it is difficult to enjoy a submarine car, you can't
> > go very fast and they're hard to put gas into.
> It seems like a while back there was a thread running along the lines of
> Bond Cars.  If you recall, our favorite Spy drove a Lotus Esprit
> underwater and onto the beach in one of the episodes.  One cannot rule
> out anything these days.

Aha!  But Bond did not drive a submarine car (underwater all the time)--
it came out!!

So therefore it can be enjoyed on land too.  :-b

-Malcolm "Now THAT'S a semantic" Walker
'62 TR4, dry

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