Electric Brewing Supply 30A BCS Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Community > General Chit Chat > who buys this crap!
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-10-2008, 10:25 PM   #1
Skins_Brew
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Skins_Brew's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Silver Spring, MD.
Posts: 1,215
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default who buys this crap!

I have seen some crazy internet scams before, but this one here has got to take the cake.

http://www.runyourcarwithwater.com/

Today, only $49.99!!

__________________
Braves on the Warpath!
Fight for old D.C.!

I Support My LHBS!! (Maryland HB)
Skins_Brew is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-10-2008, 10:54 PM   #2
PeteOz77
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
PeteOz77's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Canberra, ACT Australia
Posts: 1,463
Liked 7 Times on 6 Posts

Default

WOW! Inever need to buy petrol again! What a bargain @ $50!

This reminds me of the "Solar Powered Clother Dryer" scam of the late 70's. Only $29.95...and you get a length of rope to make your own clothesline and a few clothes pins.

Even if it did work on gasoline engines, I don't understand how it can work on Diesel engines as well?

__________________
This Isn't Nam Smokey, There Are Rules.
PeteOz77 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-11-2008, 12:35 AM   #3
homebrewer_99
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
homebrewer_99's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Atkinson (near the Quad Cities), IL
Posts: 17,951
Liked 85 Times on 75 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

What you're paying for are the instructions and supplies list to convert your car with...

I've read testimonials, but who knows if they're real or not.

I won't be convinced until I see/know someone who's car does it.

__________________
HB Bill
homebrewer_99 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-11-2008, 01:12 AM   #5
xamers
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Omaha to Japan
Posts: 165
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

The science is actually spot-on! Check it........

Take H2O. Convert to HHO. Convert HHO to H20 + energy.

Simple chemistry!



(Making that antimatter chamber is the hard part. The conversion of dark energy is a beeotch.)

__________________

xamers is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-11-2008, 01:30 AM   #6
Sir Humpsalot
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Sir Humpsalot's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 4,043
Liked 82 Times on 66 Posts
Likes Given: 22

Default

It's water injection. Simple technology, totally viable, and it's been around for awhile.

Basically, what you do is inject water into your cylinders along with the air/fuel mix. the water vaporizes and creates steam. The steam expands, adding power. It also keeps your cylinder temps lower.

The downsides include having to fill both tanks, deposits that will form from impure water, and, well, it's one more thing that can go wrong.

I don't know that a 40% increase in power is doable, but I know folks get a very nice bump in hp from properly-tuned setups of this type.

__________________
In Process: Mango Beer, Homebrewers Pale Ale
Bottled/Kegged:Spicy Light Rye, Rice-adjunct Pale Ale, Mild Bourbon Porter, Roasty Stout, Basic Light Mead, Bourbon County Stout Clone
Up Next: Berlinerweiss, Chocolate Raspberry Ale, and American IPA
Sir Humpsalot is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-11-2008, 01:35 AM   #7
Fingers
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Fingers's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba
Posts: 4,212
Liked 24 Times on 22 Posts

Default

It looks to me like they're using some of the power of the engine to split water into hydrogen and oxygen. You then inject that into the intake manifold to increase horsepower. Problem is that water is at a lower state than the individual hydrogen and oxygen making it, so you need to inject more energy into splitting the elements then there is available to use.

__________________
If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem.
Fingers is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-11-2008, 02:08 AM   #8
Sir Humpsalot
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Sir Humpsalot's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 4,043
Liked 82 Times on 66 Posts
Likes Given: 22

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Fingers View Post
It looks to me like they're using some of the power of the engine to split water into hydrogen and oxygen. You then inject that into the intake manifold to increase horsepower. Problem is that water is at a lower state than the individual hydrogen and oxygen making it, so you need to inject more energy into splitting the elements then there is available to use.
I really don't think that that is what they are doing or selling... because I don't think it's feasible.

Water injection. Pure and simple.
__________________
In Process: Mango Beer, Homebrewers Pale Ale
Bottled/Kegged:Spicy Light Rye, Rice-adjunct Pale Ale, Mild Bourbon Porter, Roasty Stout, Basic Light Mead, Bourbon County Stout Clone
Up Next: Berlinerweiss, Chocolate Raspberry Ale, and American IPA
Sir Humpsalot is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-11-2008, 02:29 AM   #9
Fingers
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Fingers's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba
Posts: 4,212
Liked 24 Times on 22 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sir Humpsalot View Post
I really don't think that that is what they are doing or selling... because I don't think it's feasible.
That was my point. Here's a quote from the site:

Our easy conversion guide will show you how to use electricity from your car's battery to separate water into a gas called HHO (2 Hydrogen + 1 Oxygen). HHO, also called Brown's Gas or Hydroxy, burns smoothly and provides significant energy - while the end product is just H2O! HHO provides the atomic power of Hydrogen, while maintaining the stability of water.
__________________
If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem.
Fingers is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-11-2008, 02:52 AM   #10
WillPall
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
WillPall's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: somewhere special
Posts: 639
Liked 5 Times on 4 Posts

Default

Wait!! This isn't going to work?! CRAP!! There went my $49.99...

__________________
Life is a carnival, believe it or not.
WillPall is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Who brews all they drink? Who still buys beer? shortyjacobs General Beer Discussion 71 11-09-2009 04:53 PM
bulk buys and classifieds payments Cold_Steel General Beer Discussion 4 09-18-2009 02:44 PM
Questions about Group Buys thedude123 Recipes/Ingredients 6 07-07-2009 12:37 PM
Me Likey Bulk Grain Buys Cape Brewing Home Brewing Photo Forum 6 04-18-2009 04:42 AM