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Old 03-11-2005, 12:30 PM
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Fuel question

Somebodt know alternate fuel, which source should give both power and economy, and can use an old engine?

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Old 03-11-2005, 12:40 PM
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Alternate to what? Gasoline? Sounds like modifications are in order for something like that!

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I run my car off plutonium. I can never get past 88mph without the damn thing sparking and setting off all kinda of fireworks though . . .
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I run my car off plutonium. I can never get past 88mph without the damn thing sparking and setting off all kinda of fireworks though . . .
Их серьезно спрашивают, а они "плутоний"...вот укатайка-то

Я вообще на антивеществе езжу

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Old 03-11-2005, 11:20 PM
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Их серьезно спрашивают, а они "плутоний"...вот укатайка-то

Я вообще на антивеществе езжу

What?


You could substitute Mobil gas for Chernobyl gas.
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You could substitute Mobil gas for Chernobyl gas.

Never mind. Its joke about advantages of antimatter before plutonium.

I meant any non-gasoline.
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there are alteratives to gas...

electric/gasoline or propane or hydrogen or alcohol or diesel?


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To many folks, the concept of any fuel source other than fossil fuels is unthinkable.

We have grown up with the internal combustion engine and really do not want to imagine much in the way of an alternative.

All alternative fuel sources thus far seem to be underpowered for our current lifestyles and/or limiting as to how far we can travel before re-charging or re-energizing the alternate fuel source, and too expensive.

Both the current automobile manufacturers and the powers (OPEC) that control the fossil fuels do not want the development of any good alternate fuel source as it would mean the end of their control of the world market and ultimately they would go broke unless they were the ones to control the alternate.

I am confident that someone somewhere will come up with a solution.

As to any alternate fuel source that could be utilized in the internal combustion engine; who knows?

Anything is possible.
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[QUOTE=tm454]electric/gasoline or propane or hydrogen or alcohol or diesel?


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Uh.I said "use an OLD engine". hydrogen-powered Hemi or Boss or Cobra Jet?...
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I think alcohol can be used in an old engine, just need to convert the carb and maybe the heads or something, someone else probably knows more. I saw a show on discovery once about alternate fuels. Some people converted engines over to run on used frying oil like peanut oil and stuff, cant remember if they were gas or diesel engines, I think it was gas.

How much is gas in Russia anyway?
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How much is gas in Russia anyway?
15 roubles for liter of 93 octane
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15 roubles for liter of 93 octane
I just edited this post. Roubles is the correct spelling in Russia.

The correct spelling in the USA is RUBLES. I did a search to see how much in US Dollars 15 rubles would be. Here is a copy & paste of what I found.

xe.com Universal Currency Converter Results
Live mid-market rates as of 2005.03.13 00:32:15 UTC.

15.00 RUB Russia Rubles = 0.546154 USD United States Dollars

1 RUB = 0.0364102 USD 1 USD = 27.4648 RUB

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If you are unable to make out the above conversion rate it says that 15 rubles equals $.546 cents in USA money. Now that would be about $2.06 per gallon which is slightly more than the current price locally for 87 octane.

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About 10 years ago, there was a pretty wild green 55 Chevy running around the eastern US. It ran on propane, and pretty well from what I understand.
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Propane or alcohol.
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