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Old 11-22-2005, 10:15 AM
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smoke technogoly????

got up early saturday morning to go deere hunting turned on the tv and the us farm report was on ..... they showed at a county fair a guy had a smoker hooked up to run a motor... he said he use to have it mounted in a ford truck with a 400 in it he also said it would run x amount of hours on wood chips???? something about buring the fumes I was half alseep has anybody heard of this?
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It is possable to run a gas or diesel engine with smoke. You need a smoke source going into the intake. The gas engine may need to run very lean and the diesel may need to burn a small amount of fuel to get the combustion started. I don't know the specifics of how to do it. There was a book detailing how the British researched and used it extensively durring world war II for generators.
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got up early saturday morning to go deere hunting turned on the tv and the us farm report was on ..... they showed at a county fair a guy had a smoker hooked up to run a motor... he said he use to have it mounted in a ford truck with a 400 in it he also said it would run x amount of hours on wood chips???? something about buring the fumes I was half alseep has anybody heard of this?
It's called "wood gasification", and was used extensivly during ww2. I've tried it and it works! Will post some links when I get back from my oil run today.FABMANDELUX
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It's called "wood gasification", and was used extensivly during ww2. I've tried it and it works! Will post some links when I get back from my oil run today.FABMANDELUX
thanks fabmandelux I really appricate all your in put on these subject espically biodiesel waiting to build my stuff this winter...
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thanks fabmandelux I really appricate all your in put on these subject espically biodiesel waiting to build my stuff this winter...
Found them; Check these out! To cool!!!


http://www.colostate.edu/programs/co...dgasifiers.htm
http://www.gengas.nu/byggbes/executive_summary.shtml
http://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/documnts/te...for_energy.pdf


About 30 years ago I met an old guy in WALLA WALLA WA that had a gasifier mounted on the back of an old ww2 jeep. It would take him about 30min to fire it up, then he would drive all over town for HOURS!! He was using GRASS CLIPPINGS!!! He helped me build one that I used to run a generator for elk camp, worked great! wonder whatever happened to it?? FABMANDELUX
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thats awsome! i am going to try it

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wow, that is amazeing. i would love to try makeing one of those some day. does the fact that your burning smoke have any negetive effect on the piston rings, cylinder walls, spark plugs and valves? how does the throttle work, and how do you get the air/fuel mixture to be right on without some kind of measureing system? i checked out the links, the first one seems toast and the 2nd one has a little diagram of how one works, do you have any sources for a detailed instruction on how to fabricate one?
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wow, that is amazeing. i would love to try makeing one of those some day. does the fact that your burning smoke have any negetive effect on the piston rings, cylinder walls, spark plugs and valves? how does the throttle work, and how do you get the air/fuel mixture to be right on without some kind of measureing system? i checked out the links, the first one seems toast and the 2nd one has a little diagram of how one works, do you have any sources for a detailed instruction on how to fabricate one?
Yes I do! Give me a day or 3 and I'll post them.

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how about 13 days? haha just kidding...but i am also curious if you get the chance to post them up.
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There was an article/series in Mother Earth News magazine many years ago on this. Wife has them somewhere.....I've just been informed they are now available on CD. If I remember right they gave rough diagrams etc. on how to DIY.
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http://www.gengas.nu/byggbes/index.shtml

Or GOOGLE 'wood gas'. Old technology. Been around a long time.
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how about 13 days? haha just kidding...but i am also curious if you get the chance to post them up.
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Sorry! Been real busy lately............

Try these: http://www.motherearthnews.com/Green...ood_Gas_Update

http://freeweb.deltha.hu/zastava.in.hu/wood-gas.htm

http://www.gengas.nu/byggbes/index.shtml

http://www.arc.agric.za/home.asp?PID...=2&ItemID=1846

http://www.rio3.com/proceedings/RIO3_317_D_Jenkins.pdf

http://www.angelfire.com/ak5/energy21/woodfire3.htm

Sorry again for the wait, I've been busy on the new Biodiesel Plant.

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hey thanks...no problem. i know how times can get! thanks again.
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Ok guys, Found some more links, try these: http://www.inetlink.ca/a31ford/cgcmb/And here: http://www.fluidynenz.250x.com/_fram...%20Project.pdf
And here: http://www.hotel.ymex.net/~s-20222/g...rator-eng.html

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wow...you have a lot of these!
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