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Re: REFLECTOR: Leak testing


> If you're going to leak test your fuel tank by looking for changes in
> pressure and volume of air; as in the balloon method, be aware that a given
> pressure and volume are only valid at one temperature.  In other words,
> seeing changes in the size of an inflated balloon on the fuel line may only
> mean that the temperature has changed.

A very good point! 
And balloons themselves leak slowly. 

But if your balloon deflates within 20 seconds, accompanied by much hissing
(as mine did), that would indicate a significant leak in your tank.    ;~)

Dave Black
SW RG TopDoor (eventually)