OT: HHO (Browns Gas) Conversion For Your Car

Kimball Larsen kimball at kimballlarsen.com
Wed Jun 11 15:50:19 MDT 2008

On Jun 11, 2008, at 3:44 PM, Alex Esplin wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 3:34 PM, Kimball Larsen
> <kimball at kimballlarsen.com> wrote:
>> I think the laws of the universe are with the skeptics, personally.
>> Since the HHO burns with the gasoline, while your engine does not  
>> change its
>> tuning (ie, the same amount of gasoline is provided by the carb/fuel
>> injector as normal) more power is provided by the engine - this  
>> results in
>> an increase in torque and horsepower.
> Here's the deal.  Your ECM is monitoring the gas exiting the cylinders
> of the engine.  This is how the efficiency is monitored.  The ECM has
> no way of knowing and doesn't care what the torque and horsepower are.
> If you improve the efficiency of the explosion by more completely
> burning the fuel that enters the cylinder, the ECM detects this and
> alters the amount of fuel entering the cylinder.  What you get is a
> constant amount of energy generated with each ignition, but that
> energy is created by burning more of less gas entering the cylinder.
> Your ECM knows what to give you based on the relative position of the
> throttle.  If you have the pedal all the way on the floor, it's
> pumping in as much gas as you want.  If you are cruising, it's just
> pumping in enough gas to maintain RPM.  If you are using water
> injection, NOS, or any other explosion-additive, that "enough to
> maintain RPM" is much less than a normal, less-efficient
> configuration.


What about cars that do not have an ECM (say, my brother's 1966  
Triumph Spitfire?)

-- Kimball 

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