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Old 11-05-2014, 01:55 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RedDevil View Post
So... it is a fuel preheater.

I don't see how a catalyst could do anything here as there is no reaction to catalyze before the fuel comes into contact with the air.
I doubt any bonds in the hydrocarbon chains will get broken. They will be weakened a tiny bit though - but that is due to heating the fuel, not any catalyst.
Has there been any substantial evidence yet in favor of fuel preheaters in a gasoline engine?

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