Presse newspaper autoplus

Article published in the weekly Auto Plus number 895 of November 1, 2005


This box is part of a more complete article aimed at testing different fuel “economizers” on the market.


The extract of the article Pantone engine in Autoplus is available on this page

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Our opinion on this article is as follows: "It is quite remarkable that only water doping presents good results in terms of consumption, the other economizers being simply" can "but the test noticed overpollution when slowing down (probably due to the excess of water injected and to the non-optimization of the assembly) "

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  • The conclusion is a bit hasty: "water engine ... it pollutes ..."

    In all cases the tests were made on an “amateur” construction… imagine the results on a “real” proto made by the manufacturers…. ?

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    In addition, we do not know the test protocol followed for depollution ... if this was done at slow speed (maximum suction in the bubbler and minimum temperature in the reactor) it is not surprising to see such results ... inject a large amount of water in an engine will not promote combustion. Quite the contrary.

  • As econology says, the engine of the car has aged and it would probably reject unburned (how?) Without the pantone.
    In addition the pollution test is done in static and probably with engine idle, which does not promote the performance of the pantone ..
  • In the other pages of this article on the different fuel savers, it should be noted that only the pantone reactor provides a real gain. 8,9L instead of 10,7L it's already beautiful, the others do not add anything in the best case (additives), + 1 liter to 100 for the worst (ionizer)
  • Very good this article.
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    It is still super satisfying to see an amateur assembly tested by auto-plus with such good results. For the unburnt, nothing surprising. Between the non-optimization of the engine and the rest, that was to be expected.

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