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Old 02-01-2008, 08:52 AM   #9 (permalink)
PaleMelanesian
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I like to see a controlled test of this. Something like:

- Replace the gas tank with a small (maybe 1 cup) fuel cell.
- Fill up, run idle until it runs out
- fill up again, start, run 10s, stop for 10s, run for 10s...
- repeat for 5sec, 10sec, 15sec ...
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