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Subject: FW: Bizarre TR6 steering problem
From: "Radley, Jack" <JackR@SHRIVERCO.COM>
Date: Fri, 2 Jul 1999 08:22:17 -0400

-----Original Message-----
From: Radley, Jack 
Sent: Friday, July 02, 1999 8:21 AM
To: 'Peter Innocenti'
Subject: RE: Bizarre TR6 steering problem


I think you can avoid this problem by bolting the ground strap to the
body as it is designed.  This is assuming your ground cable is original.
My ground has two eyelets, one for attachment to the body below the
battery shelf and one for the engine block.  With the cable attached in
both spots, I can't see how you could get tangled in the steering.

For what its worth.....

Jack Radley

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Innocenti []
Sent: Friday, July 02, 1999 3:12 AM
Subject: Bizarre TR6 steering problem

Greetings All,
    Just fixed the strangest problem with my TR6. I was pulling into 
my driveway when suddenly I couldn't straighten out the wheel. I 
ended up parking on the front lawn for the evening. At sunrise the 
next day I opened the bonnet to do some investigating, expecting 
the worst. To my surprise I discovered that the ground strap from 
my battery was tangled in the u-joint on the steering shaft. I quickly 
fixed the problem and twisted the cable connection at the battery 
to prevent this from occurring in the future. I suggest other 6 
owners check the location of their strap, would be an extreme 
bummer if this happened in traffic..........

Peter Innocenti
1974 TR6
Peter Innocenti

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