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Run your car on water?

Had a quick read through this, not being to hot when it comes to the deeper workings of engines I am wondering if this is complete rubish or does it have any merits?

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Total Bull kaka.
 
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yet another internet scam

if this was the case think it would be in every car in the country.

consider the precision of RON measurements and tuning to run from them, to think you can just dilute some water into the mix
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Without looking at the site,
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little bit just too much to bear.)

It'll be another hydrogen-from-water-
using-electrolysis-powered-by-err-umm-
burning-fuel-doh! scams
 
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She's wearing a very short skirt will that make the guys buy the scam, under $150., conversion kit????
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She's wearing a very short skirt will that make the guys buy the scam, under $150., conversion kit????
We're dumb CG, but not that dumb.
 
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If this were true our delightful unelected 'leader' would be ramping up the tax on garden hoses as we speak.......
 
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Steam engines run on water. And coal of course. But perhaps if the timing was just right, it might be possible to inject a tiny bit of liquid water into the cylinder which would then expand as it turned to steam and increase the power stroke. Maybe, I don't know.
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Steam engines run on water. And coal of course. But perhaps if the timing was just right, it might be possible to inject a tiny bit of liquid water into the cylinder which would then expand as it turned to steam and increase the power stroke. Maybe, I don't know.

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Create the gas HHO!? What steam... Man this is crap from the first line

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You link makes sense, the other doesn't...
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Someone's houghts on Brown's gas....something that can be obtained from the British Labour party
Suppose we wanted to run an internal combustion engine on this gas. How much energy would we get out? If we burn Brown's Gas we get pure water vapor. Burning 18 grams releases 242000 Joules of heat energy or 229.5 btu. (Allowing the vapor to condense would yield an additional 44500 joules, 42.4 btu, but in any conventional engine this output would only appear as waste heat and will be ignored.)
Thus if we drove an engine with 168 grams of gas per hour we would be putting 2.26 million joules per hour of heat energy into it. Operating at a plausible combustion temperature the thermal efficiency might be as high as 50% so we would get out 1.13 million joules per hour or 314 joules per second, that is 314 watts.
The bottom line is that we have put in about a kilowatt of electrical energy to get out under a third as much in mechanical energy. Considering that the efficiency of an electric motor would be over 85% there is no justification at all for using a Brown's Gas generator and an internal combustion engine. An electric motor would do better at less cost and with far greater reliability.



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Yeah, why bother when a V6 GT does 57MPG?

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Where do I sign up !
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I 100% guarantee this will work... and I'll be using it on my 8C when it's delivered next week!
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We're dumb CG, but not that dumb.
if its a woman wearing a short skirt selling it , then i'd probably be stupid enough to buy it
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"Similar conversions kits cost up to $600 and up!"

What a bunch of f***ing donkeys!
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That's just as I thought. Why aren't car manufacturers fitting water injection? Is it because the oil companies have too much of a vested interest in soaring prices? Surely not!
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