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super chargers

Hi all, Quick question, have any of you used a super charger with wood gas powered engine? Thank you,Mark
Fred Flintstone
1:39 PM
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Re: Severly advancing spark to get more woodgas power?

yes. i have a military generator 5kw at the highest elevation on planet earth. it is about 10kw at sea level.
enny
1:39 PM
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Re: Severly advancing spark to get more woodgas power?

William, Great point also !!! Somewhat sideline to your point is that air is denser during winter (gets to minus -40 here) is somewhat the same or congruent to
Greg Manning
7:37 AM
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Re: Severly advancing spark to get more woodgas power?

The reduced air density does reduce effective cylinder filling - reducing compression and power output. It can be significant. From: "'foradventures .'
ron ohler
6:19 AM
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Re: Severly advancing spark to get more woodgas power?

How about elevation above sea level? I'm 5 - 6000 feet above sea level. Wouldn't that be an additional factor? William _______________________ Greetings Kevin
foradventures .
10:18 PM
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Re: Severly advancing spark to get more woodgas power?

60mph in court also; judges don't do kph, so you can't use 'conversion error' as a defense. ... 60mph in court also; judges don't do kph, so you can't use
enny
Jul 22
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Re: Severly advancing spark to get more woodgas power?

Yea, if you have a 10hp engine and are only using 5hp - the rpm is limited by closing the throttle plate. Not only does this limit the amount of power - it
ron ohler
Jul 22
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Re: Severly advancing spark to get more woodgas power?

Greetings Kevin and list. You are 100 percent correct, to site an example of a load condition, consider a carburated engine say, 1979 olds cutlass, 305cid
Greg Manning
Jul 22
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Re: Severly advancing spark to get more woodgas power?

i believe that i already posted this... ... i believe that i already posted this... On 07/21/2017 10:29 PM, kchisholm@... [WoodGas] wrote:   Hi Enny
enny
Jul 22
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Re: Severly advancing spark to get more woodgas power?

Hi Greg You bring up a very interesting and important point: The degree of spark advance required is dependent on BOTH engine speed AND fuel composition.
redirondog
Jul 21
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Re: Severly advancing spark to get more woodgas power?

Hi Enny It turns out there is more than one MIT…. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marathwada_Institute_of_Technology :) Kevin From: WoodGas@yahoogroups.com
redirondog
Jul 21
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Re: Severly advancing spark to get more woodgas power?

Stephen. Sorry I was speaking 200cid or better "automotive type engines" that typically run 10 - 12 factory inital timing advance. Sorry for any confusion.
Greg Manning
Jul 21
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Re: Severly advancing spark to get more woodgas power?

Greg, Honda GX200 clones run 23 degrees on gasoline so for that engine you may want even more. Stephen ... From: Greg Manning a31ford@... [WoodGas]
sabbadess
Jul 21
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Re: Severly advancing spark to get more woodgas power?

I'll note to the group that 54 deg. of advance, hate to say it, would indicate to me that the gas quality is quite low, as H2 has a super fast flame front,
Greg Manning
Jul 21
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Re: Severly advancing spark to get more woodgas power?

One thing to consider. The Lister at APL is a precombustion chamber diesel. It had the spark plug fitted to the change over plug - placing the spark inside the
ron ohler
Jul 21
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