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Old 03-01-2003, 12:34 PM
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I think you have the right . . . .

combination with the resistor (100 ohms). If it pegs at 3 bar, then 'button-it-up'!

Personally I've never taken one apart so I don't know what the 'regulator' is; that device that keeps the meter movement pinned above 3 bar.

At this writing I can't see how a resistor can serve as a regulator but can see how a transistor would perform this.

My tech has some older ICs available. Next week I'll check the oil gauge out and let you know what I find.
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