What are the resources?
What are the tasks necessary to make 100% of humanity a success?
How can we ever do so without ever advantaging one human at the expense of another?
How may we render all the world and all its treasures enjoyable available to all men without having one interfering with or trespassing upon the other?
How may we reform the environment so that the integrity of all society is not violated by the free initiatives of the individual nor the integrity of the individual violated by the developing welfaring advantage and happiness of the many?
- R. Buckminster Fuller
OK. I know you came here to find out my recipe for an extremely (almost free) cheap, easily constructed by joe average fuel saving and emission reduction device that will cut your fuel bill by a huuge amount AND almost eliminate smoke WHILE cleaning your engine components. And you will. In abit.
First though, I wish the story to be known. Well ok, my story. If you don't feel like reading this right now, I understand, though I hope you will get curious later. You can get the recipe at
Quit your yakking and just gimme da #$$%^! recipe. (link recipe)
The reason behind this technology and the way I choose to make it massively and easily available is that it has the potential to actually make a difference in air quality worldwide. The use of oil though, notwithstanding the increase in fuel efficiency due to this device, I don't anticipate will decrease. People will simply drive more or blow more leaves.. Remember when we all thought computers making us more efficient will reduce our work? Turns out we just used the freed up time to work more. Like that.
No, I anticipate the major impact will be a tangible and almost instantaneous improvement of your local air. I mean your local local air like your garage when you warm up the car; the truckpark at your diner; the bus station; the ferry; your construction site; your leafblower (admit it, you have one of these mega air polluters). This is the way I hope it will happen. Some people will notice the results of them and their network implementing an actual proactive act of enviromental remediation by making and installing an emission control and fuel efficiency device in their engines. Perhaps this might, I hope, lead to a change in thinking viz. A) I can actually make a difference (not just claim to be a currently trendy "green") B) It is good economics (in your wallet, not on some TV ecopundits's chalk board). A massive rethinking on an all planet over local level is needed to change things. That is my goal behind my passing on the info. Maybe people can feel some hope again amid the gloomy outlook being shilled by mass media. Maybe even revival of the idealism and zeal we once had when we were young? (I am referring to my own age group of B/IPPIES (Boomers/ex hippies) and our tarnished hopes here). This is my own motivation. Goes to show you can take the hippie out of the commune but you take the commune(ity) out of the hippie. Some of us simply refuse to cut our hair (even if it is getting a bit thin :-)
I do get a selfish (sorta) and beautiful benefit doing this. You know how you feel when you help someone or do a good deed? I hope you remember anyway. yeah you do. Otherwise you wouldn't be reading this, heheheh. For me I always got off on coaching Little League. The feeling I get when I do, is, for me, right up there in the feelings leaderboard. This I have figured out lately (from energy cultivation studies-see below) is because FEELINGS ARE REAL AS GRAVITY. Now it don't take much of a genius to figure that the cadillac of feelings is Love. The rest is merely static. It is so simple to me now. I feel great when I coach kids because they love me!! Kids are pure and innocent and their love is pure and innocent and static free. We feel this most easily and acutely. I know I am not wrong when I say - Everybody knows this (yadayadayada rational mind schrational mind...). Oh some of us (too many) go through some period where we let life kick us around so much we think this is not true. Rerealize the truth. Please.
My mentors taught me that if I generate useful new information, Universe will bestow benefits and blessings tenfold upon me. This is always been true and remains so. There are many people who follow this credo and I admire them as a class. I wanted to continue to do this. I still have many ideas and developed projects in the works as I enjoy Designing (in the Bucky Fuller definition) and I wanted to get them out there. The real world business bit has never been a pleasure for me. So I decided to just give the designs away. No strings attached. Go for it. Run with it. Make it . Use it. Give it. Sell it. Tell it. Spread it. Link it. Translate it. Mirror it. Facebook it. Google it. Just please mention the E.L.V.I.S. site (as a way of furthering the distribution).
I want many millions to use this information, build this device, reduce personal air pollution, save lotsa dough, make a business, rekindle hope, feel enpowered, feel just plain good to do something. I want the most love vibes possible. I want to feel, in my deepest soul body the cascade of resplendence. And get wiped out in the laughing tumble cycle of the goodvibes tsunami already approaching. I trust Universe to bestow appropriate blessings upon me. :-D
I give you the Electrochemical Liquid Vortexing Ionization System. E.L.V.I.S. Hey I think its cute and memorable while paying due respects to The King. Its actually TM in the Philippines where I currently live on a small island with my family cultivating bamboo, organic food and reefs.
Electrochemical Liquid Vortex Ionization System.
An inline catalytic device that electrochemically charges fuel to enhance dispersion through self repulsion resulting in more complete combustion. E.L.V.I.S. reduces soot; dissolves deposits; increases horsepower; cleans emissions and improves fuel economy. E.L.V.I.S. makes your old engine rock like new.
Certain metals, under special environments can be persuaded to donate electrons (negatively charged subatomic virtual particles). These free electrons will attach themselves to molecules of any conductive fluid or gas with which they are in contact. This causes these molecules to become cationic (acquire a negative electrical charge). Since like charges repel, when this fluid (say hydrocarbon fuel) is atomized into a spray, this tendency results in a more finely and widely dispersed cloud.This allows more contact with oxygen molecules and increases the efficiency of combustion. This increases the total amount of heat energy (BTUs) available, preventing soot (unburned fuel) formation as well as consuming any previous soot. This translates immediately to more clean horsepower from less fuel.
These principles of electrochemistry (over a century old) have been applied in devices both common, (ex. batteries), and classified (ex. rocket engines). Jet Propulsion Lab's 1984 report for NASA - NPO 15715 - REDUCING SOOT IN DIESEL ENGINES - on the effect of charged fuel on soot reduction concluded that charged fuel produced less soot during combustion. Their 1998 report, NASA - NPO 20219 - ELECTROSTATIC DISPERSION OF FUEL DROPS TO REDUCE SOOT - comparing electrostatic ionization vs. atomization of fuel concluded - "Electrostatic charging is superior to mechanical centrifugation for combined soot nucleation reduction and enhancement of evaporation"
Exclusive to E.L.V.I.S., the outbound fuel stream is spun into a high speed vortex that braids the liquid inwardly into a higher energy imploded state. When released by the fuel pump this pent up energy causes an extra outward impetus to the fuel molecules in addition to the self repelling effects of like charges.
Electrostatic fuel ionization technology has been extensively tested and is currently being used by corporations, government agencies and military forces all over the world. Affordable consumer level devices using this principle have not been widely available until the E.L.V.I.S.
For all the details go to www.the-elvis.info
Step 1: Ingredients
- R. Buckminster Fuller�
How to make your own E.L.V.I.S.
Personal and commercial models
All small engines, marine/autos/pickups, gas or diesel. Not LPG.
Zinc or Stainless steel beads
Ordinary plastic inline fuel filter
small piece of aluminum or stainless steel mesh
fancy metal screw type cleanable fuel filter
small Neodymium (rare earth) magnet
Small piece of aluminum
Step 2: Recipe
-R. Buckminster Fuller
make 1/2 tsp of copper, aluminum, zinc (or stainless steel) by cutting approx.1/8 inch pieces of approx. 1/8 inch thick wire. For zinc use ordinary galvanized chainlink fence type wire.
Buy an ordinary economy plastic fuel filter intended for the engine you have in mind. Or use a more expensive metal screw open replacable/cleanable type.
Insert all the beads one by one into the filter through the intake tube. Tap it all down into the canister.
Optional: Break up a neodymium (rare earth) magnet small enough to insert a small piece in with the beads.
Either 1) or 2)
1) Cut a small unpainted piece of aluminum from a beer can to 1/4 inch long and wide as the inside diameter of output tube. make a longitudinal 1/2 twist in it (like a barber pole). Insert tightly into output tube so that no bead can get through. (test this)
2) Cut a 1/4 inch x 1/2 inch approx piece of stainless steel or aluminum mesh with holes smaller than 1/8 inch. Roll or fold it and insert into output tube so as to prevent beads from coming through. Test this.
Step 3: Installation
- R. Buckminster Fuller
Install like an ordinary extra fuel filter observing the direction arrows - input tube toward fuel tank, output tube toward fuel pump/carburetor. Must be located after the normal fuel filter and before the fuel pump/carburetor. Your normal filter now prefilters the fuel prolonging the life of the E.L.V.I.S. by slowing down clog up. Use extra fuel hose as needed but locate E.L.V.I.S. as close to fuel pump/carburetor as possible and stabilize it in some manner in a level position away from heat sources.
E.L.V.I.S. will work forever and never wear out. However. Since the EL Cheapo version above uses a paper element filter, it will eventually clog up even with another filter prefiltering the fuel. This will probably take years (if you change the prefilter at recommended intervals). When it eventually clogs up...well you'll have to pass up another Starbucks latte :-) Those who want to avoid this can use a fancy metal screwtype filter and replace the filter element with the beads. No clogging problem ever.
Step 4: Commercial Models
Same recipe and ingredients as the personal model but with the following modifications.
Big trucks, buses, construction machines usually use a large canister type fuel filter with hydraulic type lines and fittings.
The cheapest method:
Fill the element canister 1/2 to 2/3 with beads/magnet so the reservoir is ionized and then sucked through the filter.
The expensive method:
Install another fuel filter canister made as above. This involves extra lines and fittings that have to be made by qualified hydraulic mechanics. This is not expensive as the components are stock.
Step 5: How It Works and Test Results
By passing a conductive fluid [diesel or gasoline] over a series of
dissimilar metals an electrolytic charge is generated in the fuel stream.
This small ionizing (-) charge primarily effects the fuel stream at the
point of atomization (dropletting) at the fuel injector nozzle. An
uncharged fuel droplet within the vapor cloud in the combustion
chamber tends to clump together creating larger droplets with less
surface area of fuel exposed to oxygenation at the instant of
combustion. The negatively charged fuel droplets within the vapor
cloud will now repel each other causing smaller droplet diameters
and a finer mist. That finer mist burns at statistically higher temperatures
than a non-ionized fuel stream and significantly improves combustion
efficiency resulting in less unburned fuel, soot, smoke and particulate.
Reductions in carbon and nitrous based gases are also demonstrated.
The efficiency of fuel ionization was demonstrated at NASA-JPL by
Bellan and Harstad in 1984 and 1998
Electrostatic Dispersion of Fuel Drops To Reduce Soot
A numerical simulation shows that electrostatic
dispersion is superior to mechanical dispersion.
- JPL Labs, Pasadena, California
Electrostatic dispersion of drops of sprayed liquid fuel has been proposed as a technique for reducing the amount of soot formed during burning of the fuel. It is necessary to disperse fuel drops in order to reduce local concentrations of fuel-rich vapors, because such concentrations favor the nucleation of soot. The present technique can be implemented by use of a previously developed device called an “electrostatic triode”; this device puts like electrostatic charges onto sprayed fuel drops to generate dispersion of the drops.
Another technique for reducing the formation of soot is mechanical dispersion through utilization of turbulence. The effectiveness of electrostatic versus mechanical dispersion for reducing the formation of soot has been investigated in a theoretical and computational study.
In the study, the mechanical and thermodynamic interactions between fuel drops and the surrounding gases were simulated numerically by use of a mathematical model similar to the models used in previous studies of sprayed liquid fuels that have been performed by the same innovators and summarized in a number of articles in NASA Tech Briefs. The model includes, among other conservation equations, equations for the momenta of the drops. The electrostatic forces were included in these equations for those drops that were considered to be charged. The calculations for the charged drops were stopped at the Rayleigh limit; that is, secondary atomization was not modeled.
The results of the numerical simulations were interpreted as signifying that electrostatic dispersion would be superi- or to mechanical dispersion for reducing the nucleation of soot; this finding gave rise to speculation that perhaps a combination of electrostatic and mechanical dispersion might be even more effective. However, further numerical simulation revealed that for the purpose of reducing the formation of soot, the combination electrostatic and mechanical dispersion would not offer a significant advantage over electrostatic dispersion alone.
This work was done by Josette Bellan
and Kenneth Harstad of Caltech for
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
" ... It has been shown that drop-induced mechanical centrifugation cannot achieve the same benefi-
cial effects as electrostatic dispersion... to reduce soot nucleation while promoting evaporation. ...electrostatic charging is superior to mechanical centrifugation for combined soot nucleation reduction and enhancement of evaporation."
SOME US PATENTS REFERENCED
Electrostatic dispersal of liquids
US Patent 4400332, 2907707 October, 1959 Wintermute 261/1
Gas and liquid contact apparatus
3352545 November, 1967 Denine 261/95
3698635 October, 1972 Sickles 239/3
Spray Charging Device
3734474 May, 1973 Olati 261/95
Carburator For Internal Combustion Engines
4034728 July, 1977 Saufferer et al. 123/537
Installation for achieving an air/fuel mixture
4085717 April, 1978 Willman et al. 123/538
Atomization device for internal combustion engines
4183339 January, 1980 Nagaishi et al. 261/DIG.80
Electrostatic fuel atomizing apparatus for internal
4429665 February, 1984 Brown 123/538
Fuel treating device and method
4715325 December, 1987 Walker
Pollution control through fuel treatment
4930483 June, 1990 Jones
Fuel treatment device
4959155 September, 1990 Gomez 210/687
Method for the purification of fluids such as water,
aqueous fluids and fuel fluids
5013450 May, 1991 Gomez 210/687
Method and solid material body for the purification
of fluids such as water, aqueous fluids and liquid
5044347 September, 1991 Ullrich et al.
Device promoting the dispersion of fuel when atomized
5048499 September, 1991 Daywalt
Fuel treatment device
5069190 December, 1991 Richards
Fuel treatment methods, compositions and devices
5092303 March, 1992 Brown
In-line fuel preconditioner
5154153 October, 1992 MacGregor
Fuel treatment device
5167782 December, 1992 Marlow
Method and apparatus for treating fuel
5197446 March, 1993 Daywalt et al.
Vapor pressure enhancer and method
5451273 September, 1995 Howard et al.
Cast alloy article and method of making and fuel filter
5524594 June, 1996 D'Alessandro
Motor fuel performance enhancer
5730109 March, 1998 Nozawa
Exhaust gas purification system in combustion engine
5738692 April, 1998 Wright
6000381 December, 1999 Berlin et al. 123/538
The molecular reaction occurs as the fuel flows in direct contact
with, collides with, passes over, and oscillates through a combination
of precious and nonprecious metals and metal alloy knitting mesh
wire spiral coils and screens. The screens are preferably made of
such materials as 304 stainless steel and copper, and are placed in
a cylindrical housing that is preferably made from copper and nickel.
The copper and nickel housing is so described because its principal
alloy components are those metals, but the actual metallurgical
constituency is generally set forth hereinafter. The knitted mesh spiral
coiled wire stands, are compacted and composed of various metals,
base metals and metal alloys as more specifically set forth hereinafter.
cu and al.In another embodiment, a method of creating an electric field
for fuel treatment is accomplished by directing the fuel stream, between
two dissimilar, short-circuited metals such as copper and aluminum.
The electric field effect occurs due to the existence of standard potential
differences between metals. The fuel flows between the two metals such
as copper and aluminum and is treated by the electric field created by the
potential difference of the metal pair. The desirable thin fuel stream and
associated high field treatment within the fuel line could also be located
and created within the inlet section of the fuel injector body itself. �
There is no shortage of data to support the effectiveness of bimetallic ionization
in dispersal of fuel particles. The following data is from informal tests using my
15 year old Honda gas scooter and 9 yr old KIA diesel jeep.
Each has been on the E.L.V.I.S. since 2006 so we expect there to be cumulative cleaning effects of ionization. This is borne out by their baseline ( E.L.V.I.S.
removed) readings which are above norm by about 100%, a result considered
by the inspector as unprecedented even in new engines. When the E.L.V.I.S.
was reinstalled for the test, a further significant effect on hydrocarbon content
(HC), ie smoke was noted; Carbon monoxide (CO) were also hugely reduced.
This is the summary of tests conducted at my island emission testing station. Land
Transport Office (LTO) 711 Test Center. # R10-2007-01-365. Certificate
Carbon Monoxide. CO Analyser NDIR
Hydrocarbon Content. HC NDIRHC (as Hexane)
Baseline is a Honda Dream 90cc gas scooter on E.L.V.I.S.since 2006.
We note baseline (E.L.V.I.S. removed) readings like a new engine
due to cumulative cleaning effect of fuel ionization.�
Step 6: Applications and Benefits
-R. Buckminster Fuller . �
• Build E.L.V.I.S. yourself for $3
• Easy to install
• Significantly improves fuel economy
• Greatly improved pickup and power
•Higher combustion BTUs
• More efficient burning of fuel
• Eliminates hard carbon buildup
• Significantly reduces all emissions
• Reduces crankcase emissions
• Helps maintain engine oil integrity
• Less engine maintenance and down time
• Cleans Injectors and maintains fuel system
• Significantly increases tune-up interval.
• Decontaminates fuel
• Extends filter and engine life
• Kills algae in fuel system
• Eliminates need for harmful, costly biocides
• No maintenance required.
• Improved engine reliability
• Helps compliance with emission laws
• Significantly increases engine life
• Easier starts
APPLICATIONS OF E.L.V.I.S.
Any gasoline engine:
Cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats,
chainsaws, weedeaters, leafblowers, lawn
mowers, air compressors, generators
Any diesel engine:
Cars, trucks, buses, tractors, marine engines,
generators, industrial equipment,
oil-fired home heaters.�
Lipids do ionize but more research needs to be done in this area.
Step 7: FAQ
wholes unpredicted by behavior of their parts, it is clear that society
does not think there are behaviors of whole systems unpredicted by
their separate parts. This means that society's formally-accredited
thoughts and ways of accrediting others are grossly inadequate in
comprehending the nonconceptual qualities of the scenario
" universal evolution."
Quite clearly, our task is predominantly metaphysical, for it is how to get all of humanity to educate itself swiftly enough to generate spontaneous social behaviors that will avoid extinction.
-R. Buckminster Fuller �
WILL INSTALLING THE E.L.V.I.S. VOID MY ENGINE
Not any more than any aftermarket fuel filter.
WILL THE E.L.V.I.S. AFFECT THE FUEL FLOW?
IS THERE A FLOW DIRECTION OF THE FUEL?
Yes, Like on any fuel filter
HOW LONG WILL THE E.L.V.I.S. LAST?
Indefinitely, there are no moving parts, nothing wears out.
DOES THE E.L.V.I.S. WORK ON ALL ENGINES?
Yes; however the results will vary with different makes, models
and engine condition. The older, the more significant improvement.
DOES E.L.V.I.S. WORK ON BIODIESEL OR
VEGETABLE OIL FUEL?
We are presently working on it. Studies by NASA say
lipids such as glycerine can be ionized.
WHAT SIZED ENGINE IS THE HOME VERSION
E.L.V.I.S. RECOMMENDED FOR?
Anything up to V8.
WILL I GET MORE POWER FROM USING
Big yes. there is usually an immediate noticeable
increase in power.
DOES E.L.V.I.S. INCREASE IN FUEL OCTANE?
DOES E.L.V.I.S. INCREASE HORSEPOWER.
Yes. As much as 1% has been reported on racing
motorcyle engines using ionization technology
HOW DOES THE E.L.V.I.S. PROTECT MY ENGINE
AND PROLONG ENGINE LIFE?
Soot (unburned fuel) is trapped in the crankcase resulting in oil
contamination and breakdown. Soot is also responsible for carbon
deposits. Hotter, more efficient combustion reduces soot and its
detrimental effects on engine oil. Ionized fuel is repelled by the
grounded cylinder walls resulting in no new, and gradual dissolution
of previous deposits. Your wear and tear is reduced because your
oil works more effectively for longer. Your interval between
maintenance and overhauls is enormously prolonged. Your engine
runs better, cleaner longer.
WHAT ENGINES DOES THE E.L.V.I.S. WORK ON?
Gasoline, diesel, 4 stroke, 2 stroke.
WHAT FUEL SAVINGS RESULTS CAN I EXPECT?
Really depends. Fuel savings from industry and government fuel ionization
studies show results from 2% to 40%.
HOW SOON WILL I SEE OR FEEL RESULTS?
Immediately!. The pickup is appreciably greater. Smoke will be
much less. A couple of hundred hours of running time to dissolve
the accumulated deposits and then components surfaces will stay clean.
HOW IS THE E.L.V.I.S. MOUNTED?
Just like an extra fuel filter. Mount it between the existing fuel filter
and injector pump or carburator.
CAN I MOUNT IT MYSELF?
If you can install a fuel filter its the same. If not get a tech.
WHAT EFFECT DOES THE IONIZED FUEL HAVE
Independent testing done by industry certified labs on this
technology has shown significant reductions in all exhaust
emissions - up to 81% in some cases
ARE THERE LONG TERM EFFECTS?
Reduction of old and new carbon deposits rejuvenate engine parts.
WHAT IS INSIDE THE E.L.V.I.S.?
Aluminum, copper, stainless steel, zinc. Neodymium magnet.
HOW DOES THE E.L.V.I.S. REDUCE THE VISIBLE SMOKE?
Smoke is unburned fuel, the E.L.V.I.S. ionizes the fuel so that it
will ignite more completely in the combustion chamber.
DOES THE E.L.V.I.S. NEED TO BE SERVICED?
No, once properly installed, the E.L.V.I.S. needs no maintenance
other than periodic inspection.
ARE THERE DIFFERENT MODELS OF E.L.V.I.S.?
No. Just different configurations depending on fuel line size.
ARE THERE OTHER IONIZATION DEVICES ON THE
MARKET I CAN COMPARE?
Some, based on different or similar principles. They are too expensive
to make any impact, (from 50 to over 1200 dollars). They are
commercial and designed primarily to make money. We consider this is
an obsolete model for info of this type. We believe the proper model is
the freeware model under creative commons licence.
SO WHAT DO WE GET OUT OF THIS...?
Good Carma ( Car..ma...get it? hahaha). Good vibes which we believe to
be as real as gravity, like from millions of people hopefully. Some coffee.
TO SUMMARIZE WHAT E.L.V.I.S.
CAN DO IMMEDIATELY FOR YOUR ENGINE:
IMPROVES FUEL ECONOMY
MAINTAINS OIL INTEGRITY
CLEANS INJECTORS & PLUGS
EXTENDS ENGINE LIFE
REDUCES MAINTENANCE �
Step 8: Spread the Word
It is my intent and desire for all to benefit. Anyone wanna make these commercially to compete with the ones out there costing 100's even some 1000's is welcome to do so, all the more power to ya, just
make some kinda sign/sticker/mark saying E.L.V.I.S. and www.the-elvis.info
and tell all your friends to link to the site.
If you feel you have benefited sufficiently, say by
getting the free fifth tank every five....
or quadrupling your maintenance interval...
or passing the emissions test no prob...
or reducing your smoke....
or immediately improving your power...
I would'nt say no if you buy me a cup of coffee via paypal at firstname.lastname@example.org
I Ho`okâhi Kâhi Ke Aloha
kai and his family,
Step 9: Conspirators
UNREGISTERED - UNLICENSED - UNAUTHORISED
Maui 1988 �
Kai / ocean - Aloha / love
I ho`okâhi kâhi ke aloha - be One in love
Ho`ohau`oli - to cause happiness
renegade quantum philosophers, anthroposophists, mad scientists, covert comprehensivists, cybertoaists, unlicensed permaculturalists, maverick musicians, techno-libertarian drop outs
Robert Anton Wilson
R. Buckminster Fuller
Facilitate the freeflow of novelty in the Infosphere with a goal of doing more with less
Innoculate homeopathic doses of info into propitious evolutionary acupuncture points during Crises.
initiate planetary soul tsunamis of self-generating resplendence cascades
TACTICS Shape information into Beauty
Paddle out to key planetary Line ups
Wait for the Proper Path to present itself
Drop in to the Universe Wavefront
Stall into the vortex sweetspot of evolution Flow
We are on a spaceship; a beautiful one. It took billions of years to develop. We're not going to get another. Now, how do we make this spaceship work?
Politicians are always realistically maneuvering for the next election. They are obsolete as fundamental problem-solvers.
- R. Buckminster Fuller �