OT: HHO (Browns Gas) Conversion For Your Car
torriem at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 16:10:00 MDT 2008
Dennis Muhlestein wrote:
> I think if you get any benefit from using the water injection stuff
> going around it would be because the hydrolysis is using "Wasted"
> alternator power. i.e., the alternator is sitting there running so
> why not draw some current from it. Lets say that this process can
> work but there is some additional usage on gas to do it. The question
> is then, does the injection of the HHO (Oxyhydrogen, I looked that up)
> cause an increase in efficiency of the engine that offsets the energy
> required to generate it? I don't know. I think the claims of getting
> 40% more miles per gallon are probably not true though. Whomever is
> going to test this out, please do report back! I'm guessing if it
> really does work we'd have heard much more about it before. The
> technology has been around for years and years and it's really just
> being re-hashed lately.
I think on a big rig, 10% increase in mileage is typical with hydrogen
injection (generated on-board with electrolysis). This may not seem
like a lot, but for truckers, this is *huge*. I'll try to track down
more info on this.
Anything more than 10% I'd be highly skeptical of, myself.
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