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Old 07-15-2016, 03:16 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Air and fuel get mixed at a 14:1 ratio.
Heating up the fuel does next to nothing to aid combustion. It gets lost in all the cold air.

Heating up the air instead is effective - and it reduces pumping losses at half load as a bonus.
Check out all the threads on Warm Air Intakes (WAI) on this site.
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