Exactly right, that's where I got the term, and it feels exactly the same. Lack of torsional rigidity.
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-----Original Message----- From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Wdgadd@aol.com Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2001 5:08 PM To: REClassicBikes@aol.com; email@example.com Subject: Re: [CR]What is "scuttle shake?"
The only time I've heard the term "scuttle shake" used has been in British sports car publications, where it describes a type of misbehavior on bumpy roads resulting from a lack of torsional rigidity in the body structure of some convertible (sorry, I mean drophead) cars.