We are also in contact with a rotary engine rebuilder and are soliciting his help in possibly configuring a Wankel. Being essentially a single stroke motor with two spark plugs we figure it has the best chance of success if are first tests are successful. I nearly have all components to start the experiment with and am waiting on a primary injector and the fuel cell. Should be interesting to say the least.
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: Yeah I would have to agree with you as that was my first thought as
: well, but with the stories of 100mpg carburetors when I was growing up to
: the internet stories of inventors having their equipment taken and prodded
: to be silent I thought it can't hurt to try it out. I recently hired this
: young man at where I work as a technician, turns out he's been interested
: in running a car on anything other than hydrocarbon fuels. He's also a
: gifted auto mechanic and is still going to school. So naturally we have
: teamed up.
: Let me run this by you. We will shortly have a complete fuel injected
: 4 cyl Honda motor on a test stand. This will of course be our technology
: demonstator. I am building test combustion chamber using acrylic tubing
: with a small spark plug and a primary injector on one end. We are using a
: 5 gallon fuel tank with a built in high pressure fuel pump which we will
: use to atomize the water. We are removing one of the rectifiers off of the
: alternator and plan to try some piggy backing of the half wave rectified
: AC onto the high voltage output of an MSD coil putting out about 100kv. We
: haven't yet figured out how to control the pressure when and if the water
: vapor ignites.
: Your thoughts?
: Hi Jerry,
: I guess I don't understand just how the water could/would ignite. Whether
: it's atomized water droplets or water vapor, I simply don't understand
: what it is that will be ignited. Unless the water becomes somehow
: disassociated into its constituent elements, there's nothing available to
: ignite. Perhaps the intent is that the high voltage pulse would do
: something to the water vapor/droplets (such as creating some hydrogen that
: could be burned).
: In any event, please keep us informed of your progress - it sounds quite
: Best wishes,
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