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Making Ethanol Gas - What Does it Contain?

Ethanol gas is made through the same method of distillation and fermentation as beer is made today. Agricultural crops are used because they contain compounds of six-carbon sugars. When ethanol is ..
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Making Ethanol Fuel - How Much Fuel Does it Take to Produce It?

Making ethanol fuel doesn't require a lot of energy. This question is common because of the hybrid vehicles today. It takes many gallons of petroleum just to make one battery for the hybrid vehicles ..
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Making Ethanol at Home - Can it Really Be Done?

Ethanol is made the same way you would make beer. You actually make beer in the process of making ethanol at home. If you have all of the components to make homemade beer you can make your own ..
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Home Ethanol Production - How is Ethanol Good For the ..

Ethanol is a clean burning fuel that barely burns any toxins into the air. Gasoline burns carbon dioxide into the air and harmful emissions that are responsible for the increase of global warming. It .
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Conversion to Natural Gas For Vehicle - Is it Worth it For Me?

When you do a conversion of your vehicle to natural gas it is important to look at your vehicle and verify the cost. The cost can amount to anywhere from $900 to $2000 to change your vehicle fuel ..
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Natural Gas Unit Conversions - Should I Talk to a Specialist?

A specialist can assist with the decision making process of unit conversions of natural gas. This person can inspect your vehicle and determine if the conversion can occur properly. Your existing ..
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Automobile Natural Gas Conversion Kit - Can My Car Handle the ..

A conversion kit for an automobile includes a few lightweight connections and tanks to hold the natural gas. Most people who convert use two tanks. You might want more. Each tank can weigh from 200 ..
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Natural Gas Conversion For Cars - Which Fuel System is Best?

Most natural gas conversions for cars take place by ripping out the entire fuel system currently installed in the vehicle and adding the new system. This requires a few cables and a couple of tanks. ..
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Convert Car to Natural Gas - What Are My Refueling Options?

There aren't many natural gas distributors today. The numbers are increasing as vehicles are making the switch to natural gas and convert their car but it is important to know where you can fill up. ..
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Natural Gas Engine Conversion - What Are the Benefits?

Gas prices alone are the biggest financial benefit of considering an engine conversion to natural gas. Natural gas prices are less than half of what a gallon of gasoline will cost you today. You will .
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Converting Cars to Run on Natural Gas - Which Kits Will Pass ..

There are two systems approved by the California Air Resources Board that are allowed for installation of natural gas for converting cars. These two systems include the EPA and the CARB-certified ..
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Natural Gas Conversion Kit - What Type of Inspection is ..

The CNG cylinders are usually the most expensive parts of a natural gas conversion kit. These parts carry labels which specifically show they meet the standard set forth by the Department of ..
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What Are the Disadvantages of Natural Gas?

Converting your car to natural gas may save you a lot of money in the long run. You can save money with a cleaner and more powerful engine, which means less maintenance. You will save money on fuel ..
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Hydrogen Conversion Kits For Cars - What Will This Do For Me?

Increasing the longevity of a vehicle is the best advantage when you use conversion kits for cars made of hydrogen. When your car performs better you can rest assured it will last you much longer. ..
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Best Fuel Economy Cars - Which Cars Give the Best Gas Mileage?

The leaders in compact economy cars with the best fuel are the Toyota Yaris and the Honda Fit. These two vehicles are top of the line if you are looking for great gas mileage. The Toyota Yaris offers .
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Devices That Improve Fuel Economy - Are They a Scam?

There are many businesses who claim they can improve fuel economy by using their devices. Two popular devices include the Fuel Genie and the Platinum Gas Saver. The Fuel Genie can be purchased for ..
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What is the Highest Gas Mileage Car? - Is it Worth the Price?

The Toyota Yaris can be purchased at just under $12,000 and you can get a whopping 29 miles to the gallon as you drive around in the city. The highway miles average from 35-36. It comes in an ..
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Best Gas Mileage Vehicles - Which Minivans Are the Most ..

There isn't a van that comes close to matching being the best in gas mileage vehicles for a minivan like the Mazda Mazda5. This is the most fuel efficient giving you 21 mpg in the city and up to 28 ..
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High Gas Mileage in Cars - Which Luxury Cars Are the Most ..

If you didn't find it surprising the high gas mileage in cars in the luxury class coming in with the highest ranked mileage is the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. This vehicle can give you from 12-23 mpg in ..
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Improved Gas Mileage in Trucks - Which Trucks Are the Best?

The Toyota Tacoma has proven to have the most improved gas mileage in trucks giving you 15 to 20 mpg in the city and 18 to 25 mpg on the highway. Of course, these numbers depend on if you are hauling .
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Homemade Ethanol - What Type of Vehicles Can Run on This?

Ethanol is an alcohol fuel made from fermented corn in a process similar to that of brewing beer. Corn is not the only source for making ethanol. It can be made from corn husks, woody grasses and ..
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Ethanol Conversion Kits - How Do I Increase the Compression ..

Ethanol has a very high octane rating which in return allows for a higher compression ratio than what is used with an engine that uses gasoline. The compression ratio of a typical gasoline engine is ..
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Fuel Efficiency of Ethanol - What Are the Benefits of Using ..

If you drive a big vehicle like a Chevrolet Suburban you might consider the benefits of running it on ethanol. Most Suburbans that were manufactured in the past five years are flexible fuel vehicles ..
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Gasoline Engine Propane Conversion Is it Safe on High ..

If you like to go to the extremes with your 4x4 once a year with your friends you don't have to worry about the unnecessary upkeep each year before you go. When you have an engine propane conversion ..
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Vehicle Propane Conversion Kits What Are the Advantages Over ..

Installation of vehicle propane conversion kits doesn't require much at all. They are usually designed to use the existing carburetor plates which make an easy transition. Since you will no longer ..
(September 21, 2008)
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