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Old 02-21-2017, 06:37 AM   #1
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Gasoline Vapor System... 150mpg = Unstoppable

While gasoline engines are no doubt a rarity in buses, has anyone experimented with a vapor fuel system? I have dabbled but only with smaller engines, it is for sure viable and worth interest if only for use with gas generators, and possibly ones personal vehicle. I would love to hear your thoughts!
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I've played with H-H-O systems on gassers, and CNG fogged into diesels. Both with good results. Never have done the Vapor thing though....
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150mpg huh?

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Don't all gasoline engines run off gasoline vapor, even those with fuel injection? Can liquid gasoline (or any liquid fuel) even burn at all? Come to think about it, can anything non-gaseous burn? Just wondering.

Some years ago there was a contributor on this very forum who said that diesel engines could run off water! I also recollect someone else seriously advocating some perpetual-motion codswallop. Like it or not, we and our buses are all subject to the immutable laws of physics.

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Engines burn atomized fuel. Its not a vapor- its tiny drops, more a mist.
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it is for sure viable and worth interest
The proof is in the pudding. I want to believe you but you gotta post some sort of proof. I will not hold you accountable to 150 mpg in a schoolbus because that seems absurd. But if you could provide proof that whatever vehicle you Frankenstein together with a vaporizing gas system, I would love to hear more detail with diagrams, pictures, and build process.
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There has been extensive research done on this topic for many years. in fact i looked into it as a teen, excited by ads in the back of Popular science magazines in the 80s. d it has all be proven false. You can get a motor to rev higher with gas vapor but there is not enough energy released to provide any power, under load it fails.
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there were 3 guys from Florida in the 90s who mastered the hho system with electrolysis and the perfect resonant frequency to create the combustible gas with minimal electricity from water, but didn't make it to the 21st century...
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