smartflow water pump

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  1. lugnutt

    lugnutt Funster Life Member

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    hi all i am looking for a water pump for my apache 700se,the one thats in it is a ...smartflow model no upo814 but it seems to be going obselete ican find a ufo814 will this be ok or can i fit a more powerfull sureflow? going from 2.2 to 2.6 flow rate?
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    Try an e-mail to Auto-Trail as they have a "techy" department and should be able to advise you. :thumb:
     
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    yes you just get a better flow rate .::bigsmile:stan
     
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    thanks Stan the smartflow is 20 psi and the sureflow is 30 psi will this have any affect?
     
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    a 30psi pump will give a faster flow rate but may show up any weak joints or components. basically though you will go through a tank of water quicker. because the pump has an integral pressure switch, it just needs adjusting down a bit
     
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    how does one do that?
     
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    there is an adjuster screw on the end of the pump...pressure switch end.

    it alters the point the pump switches off....it DOES NOT alter the pressure

    the pressure is defined by the pumps mechanical characteristics and is none adjustable.

    the screw is there to finely adjust the auto switch-off point so the pump doesnt keep running intermittently when the tap is closed.

    again, it DOES NOT alter the pressure, when the pump is running it produces 30psi (or whatever psi the pump is rated at)
     
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