I raced in the late 50s in both Ohio and Alaska. I took 50 years off but have always done a lot of automotive work. My son now races at Rattle Snake Raceway in Fallon, Nevada, and I'm the pit crew. Here's my tip. In my toolbox I keep a couple pieces of telephone wire. I use the colored wires to mark wires, hoses, and more when taking things apart on the race car. I find it especially useful when said parts will not be going back together any time soon. Take one colored piece from the telephone cable and cut it in two. Put one half on the part you have taken off the car and the other half on the spot where it came from (terminal, fitting, and so on). This works really well when you have a piece or a part that needs multi-colored coding. When you use tape it always seems to come loose or get weather worn. The telephone wire, however, stays perfectly color coded every time.
Robert O. Foster
1984 Monte Carlo Hobby Stock
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