[Vision2020] cellulosic alcohol (butanol)

Robert Dickow dickow at uidaho.edu
Fri Sep 1 10:30:08 PDT 2006

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Meyer" <m1e2y3e4 at moscow.com>
> Secondly, I would produce cellulosic butanol, not ethanol. See
> http://www.butanol.com/. Supposedly it can replace gasoline directly
> without any engine modifications. What could be better?

But can you then drive any faster than 10 mph? Does it gum up your engine so
that you have to get an overhaul in 20,000 miles?

My brother once used lacquer thinner to drive up to Lake Tahoe from
Sacramento. He said that it gave him phenomenal power, but "the engine ran a
little hot."

Bob Dickow, troublemaker

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