FW: Amazing: the US automobile industry discovers the Diesel engine...

William F. Fenn bfenn at cox.net
Fri Apr 27 08:04:27 CDT 2012

For those of us who don't speak French;


From: tacos-bounces+bfenn=cox.net at amrad.org
[mailto:tacos-bounces+bfenn=cox.net at amrad.org] On Behalf Of Andre Kesteloot
Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2012 11:16 PM
To: tacos at amrad.org
Subject: Re: Amazing: the US automobile industry discovers the Diesel

On 4/26/2012 21:39 PM, Mike O'Dell wrote:

CNG (compressed natural gas) or liquid fuels made from natural gas 
are much better fuel choices, and with the price of natural gas plummeting, 
ethanol doesn't stand a chance. 

Aah, natural gas. 
It reminds me that, during WW2 in Europe (and particularly in France and
Belgium), one modified one's car by adding a "gazogène" which created gases
by incompletely burning wood or coal.

See pictures and formulas:

It modified somewhat the original aerodynamic and aesthetic qualities of the
car, but it was cheap, and worked.

André N4ICK 

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