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post #41 of 87
Sweet! Cheap and eco friendly gas is awesome.

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Originally Posted by tx-jose View Post
hope this is true....

dam you high octane dyno tune!!!! and dont even get me started on the 104 octane race gas
What about E85?
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Originally Posted by Angmaar View Post
Sweet! Cheap and eco friendly gas is awesome.



What about E85?
E85... less fuel economy, and slightly lower prices. And less gas stations. No, it's to kiss the feet of tree huggers.
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Next headline "Massive disappearance among synthetic gas company"
    
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I can't prove it, but I know it.

IT WON'T HAPPEN....


It's made in Britain.

we don't take other peoples crap. if we want to do it. we do it.

you will get your Cheap Fuel
    
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1.50, that is crap. I might be 33 years old, but when I turned 16 in 1993, my first tank of gas cost $0.87 a gallon. Make it where it is at that cost again, and I will care.
Yea and back in the day we could get a Coke bottle for 5 cents...times change
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post #46 of 87
You know they can make gas cheap as dirt again (I'm talking like 50's dirt cheap) if they want. OPEC just doesn't want to. Oil is an inelastic commodity, you can jack up it's rates and people will still buy it. They could make the price $10 a Gallon tomorrow and YOU WILL STILL BUY IT. The world needs it. It's also like food but you can't grow Oil yourself. To do anything, to support the world we live in. We need Oil.


All the stuff about Oil running out is a joke. It's not, and even if the middle east disappeared, we have Canada. Which has only started tapping into it's resources. If non OPEC companies went on a development boom in the state of Alberta and they flooded the market with Oil, which they could. You would see like 30 cent Gallon prices and everybody driving around big blocks.
Edited by xJumper - 1/27/11 at 2:34pm
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You know they can make gas cheap as dirt again (I'm talking like 50's dirt cheap) if they want. OPEC just doesn't want to. Oil is an inelastic commodity, you can jack up it's rates and people will still buy it. They could make the price $10 a Gallon tomorrow and YOU WILL STILL BUY IT. The world needs it. It's also like food but you can't grow Oil yourself. To do anything, to support the world we live in. We need Oil.


All the stuff about Oil running out is a joke either. It's not, and even if the middle east disappeared, we have Canada. Which has only started tapping into it's resources. If non OPEC companies went on a development boom in the state of Alberta and they flooded the market with Oil, which they could. You would see like 30 cent Gallon prices and everybody driving around big blocks.
Then you choke the planet on emissions.


This HAS to happen, with or without OPEC.
Screw it, let them double what they tax gas now, but at least this synthetic gas will produce no emissions where we walk.
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Our government wont go for this. Tbey make too much money off of has tax as it is.
You don't think they can tax this as well?
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As I noted in an earlier post, this isn't a hydrocarbon or some kind of biofuel, this is just a novel way of storing hydrogen. This is a quote from the home page of the company


Source

So the fuel is just hydrogen for either internal combustion (which bmw has shown to work well) or for fuel cells. And it being hydrogen, it's burned with oxygen making water.

The problem with their claim is that you still need to extract the hydrogen from something which is still a problem; even if they have the storage and transport problem solved.
Well they solved the largest problem by using a pre-existing infastructure. We don't need to produce new cars or new fuel stations. This new type of fuel won't affect the consumer so there is no push back. It will be interesting to see the actual energy output and fuel economy though.

The problem of extracting the hydrogen isn't all that hard, they will most likely use electrolysis. Input energy will be required but bio-reactors, nuclear reactors, and renewable energy sources can provide the electricity.

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Our government wont go for this. Tbey make too much money off of has tax as it is.
Who says they won't tax this new fuel?
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I want cheap gas...

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You dont know what QQ means LOL.
LOL I do. : )
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