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Posted by rick on September 13, 2006, 1:07 pm

The discovery channel (myth busters ) did something similar to the
propane experiment with Hydrogen.   Seemed to run ok.  Not something
I'd want in my ford. I have seen local Propane suppliers use the large
pressure vessels on their trucks for fuel (same engine different fuel
injection) worked great. no need to carry propane to sell and fuel for
the truck.  


Posted by walter_lee on September 15, 2006, 10:54 am

rick wrote:

There was a Mythbuster episode[1] which installed a hydrogen
gas extractor to a gasoline engine. The said hydrogen gas
extractor which generated small bubbles of hydrogen via
electrolysis was built from designs available from the
internet. The device was claimed to extend (gasoline) fuel
mileage - but the said device failed to produce enough hydrogen
gas to run the engine by itself.  During that Mythbuster
episode Jamie ejected pure hydrogen gas (from
a compress tank of hydrogen gas) into the
carborator and got the engine to run - however, when
Jamie increase the amount of hydrogen gas,
the hydrogen backfired from the carborator and the
hydrogen gas started to explode  outside the engine
(creating a fireball visible from behind the hood of
vehicle). Jamie quickly shutoff the hydrogen gas
to contain this potentially explosive situation.

episode: Exploding Pants, Season 3, Episode 16
premiere broadcaste date = May 10th 2006
producer: Discovery Channel

Posted by rick on September 20, 2006, 11:49 pm

On 15 Sep 2006 03:54:38 -0700, walter_lee@my-deja.com wrote:

Right that's the one.  Fireballs are just a minor setback (insert joke

could be used as fuel though with proper fuel injection.  and better
fire extinguishers.


Posted by <besnard.philippe.94 on October 1, 2006, 6:32 am

Anyone see this before http://geet-pantone.com/index.html  ? or
http://www.mdi.lu/  ? or http://quanthomme.free.fr/  ?


Posted by rick on September 13, 2006, 1:07 pm


He's right, I saw this again in the early 90's. a plate that attached
below the carbonator on a ICE. with a tube connected to what looked
like a 2 ltr bottle full of water.



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