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From: "Boris Nogoodnik"
References: <5jdK9.firstname.lastname@example.org> <3DFE0F66.email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Fuel Flow Sensor
Organization: KGB, Ltd.
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Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2002 01:35:00 GMT
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This is most likely in modern cars as injectors are controlled
by compputer. But I've seen carbuerator cars in Europe in 80s
without any fancy electronics that had fuel flow gage. You can
also buy complete fuel computers for boats, but the prices are
in $500 - $1000 range.
"Pete Logghe" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Is it possible that the automotive systems simply track the
> injector on-time to calculate flow without a sensor?
> Boris Nogoodnik wrote:
> > "Norm P." wrote in message
> > news:zHaK9.182057$8D.email@example.com...
> >>define cheap
> > Something under $50 - simple plastic construction. The one
> > your web page is $200 for airplanes. All metal, FAA
> > so here's the price. Most sensors I've seen so far are for
> > industrial applications and they have too high flow range -
> > starting from 1 GPM (max) and up. With usual 1:10 range
> > will be too inaccurate for me. My most critical range will
> > from 2 to 5 GPH. There are some for lab, medical, food and
> > other specialty applications with proper ranges, but they
> > also too expensive, because they have to meet whole bunch of
> > other standards and certifications. There must be something
> > specifically made for fuel flow measurement in car/boat
> > industry. But I can't find any so far.
> >>"Boris Nogoodnik" wrote in message
> >>>I am looking for a cheap fuel flow sensor for a boat. Max
> > range
> >>>about 10 GPH and accurate within 2% or so. Searched the
> > net,
> >>>but couldn't find anything sutable. Any suggestions?
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