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Tried setting it at 200mv for starters. Then bumped it to 250 and mpg dropped like a rock. The dropped it to 150 but my LT trims were all messed up from the 250 that I wound up turning off the hho. I'm a little frustrated I must say.

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10-18-2008 08:49 PM
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You can't rush things. Wink I would have recommended trying 150 for 3-4 days, then 200....

Were you in open loop at 250?

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10-18-2008 09:31 PM
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RE: Hemi efie in
Truck was totally warmed up. I'm gonna fill up the rig from last nite's test drive and see how she did. Without hho I went 155 miles on 10.4 gallons. So I'm gonna fill it up here in a few minutes and see how the return trip was.

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10-19-2008 05:06 AM
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RE: Hemi efie in
hmm not so good. Used same amout of fuel and drove less. 135 miles to 10.4 gallons.
Same pump same method of fill up.

I set it to 150mv so I'll try that for a week. Also I'm gonna weaken the hho mix some. Was kickin 25 amps from a serries gen last night. I wanna drop it to 20 amps hot.

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10-19-2008 05:32 AM
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RE: Hemi efie in
25 amps is a big load on your alternator.

I'm moving your thread to the hho section. I think you'd get more feedback there. You should post your cell details, maybe some pics and ask for a critique of that. I suspect your efficiency could be improved a lot.

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10-19-2008 05:57 AM
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RE: Hemi efie in
After reading alot on this site over the past month or so I have a crappy feeling I have a W4G style unit. Sad
Dual generators. 9 cells per unit. in a series -nnnnnnn+ 2"x6" plates
Did the ebay thing just to try hho out before I found this site. Should have waited.

Set the efie to 150mv so I'll try it for the week.

Looks like I better start saving up and stock pilling parts I guess for a better unit.

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10-19-2008 07:42 AM
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RE: Hemi efie in
Also I do have a 160amp alt.

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10-19-2008 07:43 AM
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RE: Hemi efie in
When I say a big load on your alternator, I mean your mileage will be reduced by that load, not that your alternator was over loaded.

9 cells doesn't sound right. [-nnnnnnn+] is 8 plates, 7 cells. A cell is the area between 2 plates so usually is one less than the number of plates. Six or seven cells is the usual number for 12 volts systems.

If your plates were wrapped in heat shrink (or other insulator compatible with caustic solutions), to reduce stray electrical currents that create heat, that should increase your efficiency.

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10-19-2008 08:11 AM
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RE: Hemi efie in
Ok. Well it has 9 plates then. Learn something new everyday. Smile
What can I wrap the unit in?

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RE: Hemi efie in
Nine plates (or 8 cells) isn't a very good producer of hho so you might want to confirm that.

With 13 volts divided by 8 cells, you'd have 1.62 volts per cell, which is below the 2-2.5 volts most consider to be the best place to produce gas. I'm betting you don't have that.

13 volts, divided by 7 cells is 1.85 volts and most people that have tried that complained about not getting any production and it requires a very strong electrolyte. Many with this config have removed a plate to get more hho.

Search for shrink wrap and you should find someone posting about where they got that. Might also find a source in the parts list at http://www.smacksboosters.110mb.com

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10-19-2008 11:07 AM
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