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Ammonium Nitrate is soluble at 170g/l in Methanol at 20 C.

Methanol can be blended with gasoline as a vehicle fuel and burnt in an unmodified* engine.

To increase engine output, rather than injecting N2O and/or water, just switch over to the new BorgCo fuel when needed.

Ammonium Nitrate decomposes at 250 C into Nitrous Oxide (a useful oxidizing agent) and water, leaving no residue. The N2O reacts further, releasing N2 and free oxygen which promotes combustion. The water - actually, hot steam - has a huge coefficient of expansion, and boosts pressures while cooling the charge.

*After you try this stuff, though, you may find that your engine has been slightly modified involuntarily, or indeed has disappeared altogether.

8th of 7, Aug 17 2017

Supercritical Fuel Injection Supercritical-Fluid..._20Direct-Injection
exploding my own horn [FlyingToaster, Aug 21 2017]

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       / /slightly modified involuntarily// Test low to high not high to low.
wjt, Aug 18 2017
  

       I can imagine trying this out in an engine which had first been carefully removed from a vehicle and placed well out of harm's way.
pertinax, Aug 18 2017
  

       Pretty sure the only result would be an immediately trashed engine.
FlyingToaster, Aug 18 2017
  

       Betcha not ... where should we send the drum of fuel* for you to test ?   

         

       *Technically.**   

       **Best keep it in a cool, dry place, away from naked flames, shock, changes in temperature or humidity, vibration, radio-frequency energy, and friction.   

       Actually no, on second thoughts, put it anywhere. Anywhere at all ... just as long as we can get the damn stuff shipped to you before there are any more, er, well, difficulties ...
8th of 7, Aug 18 2017
  

       My hazy recollection of fuel/ammonium nitrate combos is that they are more often used for other, briefer purposes.
MaxwellBuchanan, Aug 18 2017
  

       " After you try this stuff, though, you may find that your engine has been slightly modified involuntarily, or indeed has disappeared altogether. "   

       This is simply an engineering problem.
normzone, Aug 18 2017
  

       That's what we keep telling people - it's not our fault if their engine isn't properly fixed down.
8th of 7, Aug 18 2017
  

       //fuel/ammonium nitrate combos//   

       That'd be ANFO - ammonium nitrate & fuel oil. It's what puts the "shot" into "pit, bench, shot, block and flitch". That should be the name of some sort of business partnership. What line do you think they'd be in?
pertinax, Aug 21 2017
  

       [+] Could take awhile to figure out the injectors, though.   

       //where should we send the drum of fuel for you to test ?//   

       The most recent anonymous PO Box should suffice, but is it completely necessary to label shipments as "Sex Toys (Used)" ?
FlyingToaster, Aug 21 2017
  

       That was a clerical error - the shipping department got you confused with Sturton Buchanan. We will make sure the box is labelled as "Agricultural Machinery Spares" in the traditional way.   

       // What line do you think they'd be in? //   

       Well, internal combustion engine reconditioning would be a area of opportunity.   

       Or possibly fire extinguishing systems ....
8th of 7, Aug 21 2017
  

       "pit, bench, shot, block and flitch"   

       Some crossup of private investigators and accounting ?
normzone, Aug 21 2017
  

       //We will make sure the box is labelled as "Agricultural Machinery Spares" in the traditional way.// Strange - that's what Sturton's sex toys are usually marked.
MaxwellBuchanan, Aug 21 2017
  

       Like we said, clerical error ...   

         

       // crossup of private investigators and accounting ? //   

       More likely the legal partners in a John Grisham novel.
8th of 7, Aug 21 2017
  

       Actually, Sturton really enjoyed the forage harvester, though he said the seed drill was a little overenthusiastic.
MaxwellBuchanan, Aug 21 2017
  


 

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