753.    DUMANOIS, P.  Utilization of Methanol as a Possible Automobile Fuel.  Oil Gas Jour., vol. 24, No. 28, 1926, p. 142; Proc. Internat. Conf. Bituminous Coal, 1st Conf., 1926, pp. 161-164; Chem. Abs., vol. 21, 1927, p. 2179.

     Objections to the use of MeOH as fuel are its low calorific value and the tendency to form aldehydes on incomplete combustion.  At compression ratios above 6, the alcohol caused self-ignition.  Detonation may be eliminated by the use of an antidetonant such as PbEt4.