lotus omnivore engine

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lotus omnivore engine

Post by schvin » Thu Feb 26, 2009 2:50 pm

2004 impreza outback
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Re: lotus omnivore engine

Post by Sabre » Thu Feb 26, 2009 5:06 pm

Wow, 40:1.... that like a diesel! It will be very interesting to see how this + direct injection + variable vein turbo's works out in the next few years. I'm guessing we'll see large efficiency and power jumps!
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Re: lotus omnivore engine

Post by zaxrex » Tue Mar 03, 2009 9:50 pm

Bio-fuel ethanol based fuels may not be the best economical alternative fuel, but the engineering involved is cool.
Nice things about diesel engines are their simplicity. Spark ignition engines like this will increase the complexity and long term cost of ownership.
But again, I like the engineering.
Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears

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