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Old 04-24-2011, 07:20 PM
 
Location: Texas
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The approach would increase efficiency of engines, and reduce their pollution, by igniting more of the mixture.


The team is in discussions with a spark plug manufacturer.
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Old 04-25-2011, 05:03 PM
 
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This makes sense. As long as they can find a housing for the laser that can withstand the pressure of ignition.
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Old 04-25-2011, 06:22 PM
 
Location: Texas
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This makes sense. As long as they can find a housing for the laser that can withstand the pressure of ignition.
Looks like the the company already has top notch plugs. I haven't kept up with the technology for that kind of thing. Maybe everybody does it as far as I know. Even then, I don't know if it can be used in my 2000 Cavalier.
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Old 09-28-2011, 10:12 PM
 
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I agree on you brian pearson,

Most of all has the same opinion of you.
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Old 09-29-2011, 07:14 AM
 
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No more fouled plugs, welcome news...

Will gap gauges become collectors items somewhere down the line?
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Old 10-03-2011, 08:54 PM
 
Location: Back in COLORADO!!!
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Laser ignition? No thanks.... Just adds another layer of needless complexity and fragility.....

Don't fix it if it ain't broke......
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Old 10-07-2011, 08:34 PM
 
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Laser ignition? No thanks.... Just adds another layer of needless complexity and fragility.....

Don't fix it if it ain't broke......
So said Mr. Stanley to Mr. Ford.
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