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Old 05-19-2011, 12:24 PM   #1
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H2 pure power

Anyone heard of this? It adds a hydrogen generator and is supposed to improve mpg. My husband won't let me take out the 345 because it gets only 6 mpg.
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Hi, how much does this unit cost and how many miles will you have to drive for the improved mileage to pay for it's self? Six miles per gallon isn't very good, but when you consider that you are moving 14,000 to 16,000 lbs down the highway, it's not that bad. If you can't use it, you should probably sell it or buy something smaller.
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I am so not willing to sell this. Cost is about $3500 plus 4 hours labor.

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Hi, how much does this unit cost and how many miles will you have to drive for the improved mileage to pay for it's self? Six miles per gallon isn't very good, but when you consider that you are moving 14,000 to 16,000 lbs down the highway, it's not that bad. If you can't use it, you should probably sell it or buy something smaller.
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Looks like pure bunk to me! Even if it worked, those teeny tiny hoses couldn't flow enough hydrogen to power much of anything.

At least they didn't waste much money on a website (http://h2purepower.com/).

$3,500 would buy a lot of gas, even now.
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Well, if it can increase the mileage on an '88 Malibu from 8 mpg to 36 mpg, like their testimonial says, then it must work really good.

I just wish these people would call me so I can invest all my life savings in this before the IPO.
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That is so true about the $3500! They say I would get up to about 10mpg instead of 6.

My mechanic says there are people who use propane and that helps.

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Looks like pure bunk to me! Even if it worked, those teeny tiny hoses couldn't flow enough hydrogen to power much of anything.

At least they didn't waste much money on a website (http://h2purepower.com/).

$3,500 would buy a lot of gas, even now.
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Lol!

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well, if it can increase the mileage on an '88 malibu from 8 mpg to 36 mpg, like their testimonial says, then it must work really good.

I just wish these people would call me so i can invest all my life savings in this before the ipo.
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This is a testimonial that they sent me. Anyone know these Airstreamers?
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Hello All RV Friends and Acquaintances,

As most of you know, Kathy and I had a "H2 Pure Power" Hydrogen system installed in our 2010 Chevrolet Duramax Turbo Diesel while we were staying at the Palm Creek RV Golf and RV Resort in Casa Grande this past March.

I thought many of you would be interested in our impression of the system thus far.

We pull a 25' Airstream behind our crew cab, long bed pick-up. The trailer weights approximately 6,200 lbs. loaded. We carry a BMW motorcycle and two bicycles in the bed of the truck as we travel. We've driven approximately 2,000 miles since the installation of the system, almost all of it on interstate highways. Of course, there are a lot of variables associated with driving down the highway, including wind velocity and direction, elevation changes, temperature, average speed, and the like. All that included, here are the results thus far.

Prior to the installation of the system, driving on the interstate highway system, our MPG average with the cruise control set at approximately 70 MPH, ranged between 10.8 and 11.9 MPG. Our trip back to Denver after the installation showed the following:

From Casa Grande to Benson, AZ: 12.5 MPG @ 65 MPH.
From Benson to Las Cruces, NM: 14.6 MPG @ 69 MPH.
From Las Cruces to Las Vegas, NM: 12.5 MPG @ 69 MPH.
From Las Vegas to Denver, CO: 13.6 MPG @69 MPH.

There was a stretch between Las Vegas and Raton, NM where our average got up to 15.5 MPG over about 130 miles.

According to the manufacturer, the computer system of each vehicle takes an indeterminate amount of time/miles to "adjust" to the hydrogen-hybrid system. I presume that our vehicle is in the midst of that adjustment period.

We won't be using the truck very much for several months while we await the arrival of our new, 30' Airstream. I'll send a follow-up report later this summer after our next "adventure."

Please let me know if you are not interested in receiving any further communication from me in this regard.

Thanks very much, and I hope you all have a pleasant summer.

All the best,

Don and Kathy Adis
574 Eagle Nest Ct.
Golden, CO 80401
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Save your money. This is total BS. Getting more energy burning the hydrogen and oxygen produced by the cell than the energy you put in is just another version of the perpetual motion machine. The money would be better spent on tune-ups, keeping your tires properly inflated and maybe a low restriction exhaust system.
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I do want to check out the exhaust system and see about upgrading that.

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Save your money. This is total BS. Getting more energy burning the hydrogen and oxygen produced by the cell than the energy you put in is just another version of the perpetual motion machine. The money would be better spent on tune-ups, keeping your tires properly inflated and maybe a low restriction exhaust system.
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All bunk.Spend the $3500 on fuel enjoying yourselves.
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Save your money. This is total BS. Getting more energy burning the hydrogen and oxygen produced by the cell than the energy you put in is just another version of the perpetual motion machine. The money would be better spent on tune-ups, keeping your tires properly inflated and maybe a low restriction exhaust system.
Ah, you beat me to it. In my defense I've been busy with work today and haven't had much time for the forums.

Unless it has some sort of sci-fi zero-point energy generator or splits off the hydrogen by a VERY efficient photosynthesis process, there's simply no way that this will generate more energy than your engine did on its own. Your alternator has to supply the energy to split off the TINY amount of hydrogen from water that this could generate, which would consume way more energy than it added by introducing a little gaseous H2 into the combustion chamber.

Assuming the testimonial is from a real person, they may have been "hypermiling" unconsciously, driving in such a way that allowed their truck to use less fuel, or perhaps most of the $3500 goes to a really good tune-up that causes buyers to get more mileage for a while, in which case it could be $500 worth of tune-up and $3000 of snake-oil.
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