Relays and Euro lights

Bernie Benz b.m.benz at
Tue Jun 4 13:07:47 EDT 2002


Here is a little home grown experiment for you.  Put a silver spoon in a
glass of vinegar overnight and see what happens to it.  Absolutely nothing!
Epoxy is an OK sealant, but is not removeable.


> From: "McCoy, Charlie" <CMcCoy at>
> Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2002 07:06:53 -0700
> To: 200q20V mailing list <200q20v at>
> Subject: RE: Relays and Euro lights
> Don't use silicone caulk (see relay cover idea below) as it releases acetic
> acid (i.e. vinegar) during the curing process and will cause corrosion on
> the contacts.  A 5 minute epoxy with micro-balloons (see your fav hobby
> store) is a better weather preventer.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bernie Benz [mailto:b.m.benz at]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 04, 2002 9:08 AM
> To: Chris Covington
> Cc: 200q20V mailing list
> Subject: Re: Relays and Euro lights
> Simple.  If I were unfortunate enough to live in Chicago, I'd put the relay
> package in a plastic bag, just like Audi does with the ECU to protect it
> from those that can't keep their drain holes clean.
> Bernie

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