Recent Topics
Acceptance Criteria
by MolaKule
07/23/14 11:00 PM
Want to buy a Buick 3800
by Nick1994
07/23/14 10:52 PM
Word Crimes...
by daves87rs
07/23/14 10:21 PM
Connections: A Special Material and its Chemistry
by MolaKule
07/23/14 10:10 PM
Subaru Outback Oil Consumption... Without a Trace
by bawalker
07/23/14 10:00 PM
Cut open: ACDelco PF63 with 6,069 miles
by gonefishing
07/23/14 09:56 PM
Ryobi SS30 trimmer won't stay running
by chevman4life
07/23/14 09:54 PM
Good filters for 2013 kia sorento 3.5L
by Alltherage
07/23/14 09:29 PM
Rust-Oleum Restore
by OneEyeJack
07/23/14 09:27 PM
20w50 or 15w40 Brad Penn year round in Chicago?
by cnowak1
07/23/14 09:26 PM
Anyone tried/use Ortho-K?
by lawman1909
07/23/14 09:07 PM
Not Quite Ready For Craigslist
by earlyre
07/23/14 08:41 PM
Newest Members
Patrick0525, offroad1, cnowak1, Dave13, HuskyPilot
50737 Registered Users
Who's Online
77 registered (2004tdigls, ag_ghost, 29662, ArtDart, 12 invisible), 1480 Guests and 230 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
50737 Members
64 Forums
216697 Topics
3410733 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Topic Options
#3196292 - 11/24/13 04:37 AM Gasoline diesel engines
Exhaustgases Offline


Registered: 12/18/11
Posts: 19
Loc: kirkland, wa
I'd like to read some stories about this. Real stories that is.

Top
#3196340 - 11/24/13 07:09 AM Re: Gasoline diesel engines [Re: Exhaustgases]
skyactiv Offline


Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 525
Loc: The Midwest
Originally Posted By: Exhaustgases
I'd like to read some stories about this. Real stories that is.


You OK? http://www.steelsoldiers.com/showthread.php?30821-Are-all-Dueces-Multifuel/page2

Top
#3196376 - 11/24/13 08:09 AM Re: Gasoline diesel engines [Re: Exhaustgases]
fdcg27 Offline


Registered: 09/25/09
Posts: 8948
Loc: OH
There are two possible scenarios.
One would be using diesel in a spark ignition engine.
This is common in parts of the world where diesel is more readily available than gasoline, like Cuba.
You start the engine on gasoline and then switch to diesel after it warms up. This works with old, low compression engines.
It might not work as well with more modern engines, since diesel has very low octane.
The second possibility would be a compression ignition engine using gasoline as a fuel. This has been tried as well and there is some serious work going on to evaluate such designs for production.
Of which were you thinking?
_________________________
12 Accord LX 22K HGMO 0W-20
09 Forester 64K PU 5W-30
02 Accord 127K G-Oil 5W-30
01 Focus ZX3 98K Synpower 10W-30
95 BMW 318iC 146K Defy 10W-40

Top
#3196450 - 11/24/13 09:08 AM Re: Gasoline diesel engines [Re: Exhaustgases]
Cardenio327 Offline


Registered: 11/30/09
Posts: 474
Loc: Oaxaca, Mexico
About 20 years ago a neighbor had a large antique Farmall that started on gasoline and ran on diesel. Had two levers that had to be moved at the same time to switch it over. If I understand right one of the levers closed off auxiliary combustion chambers with poppet valves increasing compression and shutting off vacuum flow through the carburetor. The other lever apparently started the direct injection of the diesel fuel.

One time he went by the house being towed. Every time he tried to start it, it veered for the ditch. He had mistakenly hooked the power steering hoses up backwards, and the electric starter didn't have enough force to turn the motor that way.
_________________________
'08 Honda C90ST Super Cub 5w-50 M1EP
'08 Honda NX4 Falcon 5w-50 M1EP
'09 Honda Fit LX 10w-30 QSUD
'99 F-150 W/T 4.2L 10w-30 QSUD

Top
#3319374 - 03/21/14 08:49 PM Re: Gasoline diesel engines [Re: Exhaustgases]
artificialist Offline


Registered: 09/23/07
Posts: 6543
Loc: Florida
In David's Farm, he operates an engine that can use gasoline and diesel fuel.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y81EUqzvbWc

Unfortunately, it appears that it can't be run at full power on gasoline.

The idea was that the compression could be lowered in gasoline mode, and that would make the starter do less work. Also, gasoline engines from back then would fire up more quickly than diesels.
_________________________
2010 Lancer Ralliart Sportback

Top