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Re: Schrappnel Knobben(tm) parts

On Mon, 28 Aug 1995 ptimmerm@mashtun.jpl.nasa.gov wrote:

> One interesting, um, aspect of the regulator I earlier posted about (from
> the Surplus Center, for $7.99) is that it seems to be thermally-sensitive.
> It seems to drop regulated pressure by 1/8 - 1/4 PSI per 10F; left lying
> in the summer sun I lose a coupla psi to run at 12-13 PSI
> 	This is something that ned warned me about.  I can think of
> 	several reasons.  The unit operates with a spring and with
> 	an elastomeric washer.  Either could have properties change
> 	~f(temp). I should check this out on the bench first!

I noticed the same thing with my regulator setup at first, but it seems to 
be within .5psi of 9 all the time.  I would like it to rise to its max a 
little faster, but then I don't want to spend hundreds of dollars either.

Graydon D. Stuckey								
'86 Audi 5000 CS Turbo Quattro, GDS Racing Stage 1
'83 Mazda RX7 w/13B, GDS Racing Stage 58474