Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 08-08-2010, 11:13   #16
Moderator Emeritus
 
GordMay's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario - 48-29N x 89-20W
Boat: (Cruiser Living On Dirt)
Posts: 31,577
Images: 240
If all the energy inputs are counted, it takes 1.43 liters of oil to produce 1 liter of ethanol.
__________________

__________________
Gord May
"If you didn't have the time or money to do it right in the first place, when will you get the time/$ to fix it?"



GordMay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2010, 11:57   #17
Registered User
 
knotnow's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Michigan
Posts: 225
Quote:
Originally Posted by GordMay View Post
If all the energy inputs are counted, it takes 1.43 liters of oil to produce 1 liter of ethanol.
Exactly Gord

Add to that the reduced BTU output, some say 30% and it just doesn’t add up.
__________________

__________________
knotnow is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
2 stroke, fuel

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Outboards: Two Stroke / Four Stroke beau Multihull Sailboats 20 23-07-2010 16:10
Two Stroke / Four Stroke Outboards beau Powered Boats 39 17-09-2009 17:34
2 stroke vs 4 stroke? Shaft length? Piper'sGirl Engines and Propulsion Systems 6 06-06-2008 15:08
4-Stroke vs. 2-Stroke Outboards The_PIRATE Engines and Propulsion Systems 17 05-10-2007 05:37
2 stroke vs 4 stroke kickers Capct Powered Boats 7 08-05-2007 13:07



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:54.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.