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Forum: Hydrogen
12-26-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 158,540
Posted By iboomalot

Re: Car Runs on Water

Storage is the main problem with Hydrogen cars

1. compressed = thick , heavy walled tanks , and possible explosion
2. Water = Water is heavier than gas and how far can a H20 car run on 15 - 20...
12-25-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,622
Posted By iboomalot

DIESEL HYBRID for real Peugeot 3008 hybrid4

http://autoandracingnews.wordpress.com/2010/08/24/2012-peugeot-3008-hybrid4/


This kicks *** MPG wise.

Hope this catches on
07-11-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,835
Posted By iboomalot

Re: Honda switches from diesel back to hybrid

stupid move on Honda's part

VW sells out of its TDIs and gets top dollar every year.

Odessy minivan could have a 150-175hp 250-300lbs tq motor that gets 26-30 in the city and over 34+...
03-15-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,998
Posted By iboomalot

VOLT diesel??

GM should have used a diesel for the VOLT

Bio-D would be cleaner and the torque that a diesel makes works better than a gasser , also when doing a generator setup where the engine rpm is...
03-28-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,261
Posted By iboomalot

Re: diesel hybrid

Love to see even a Diesel in the USA like the Honda Accord has in europe.

40-50 mpg and large enough to fit real size people in the back seat.

New Honda Insight from a 5 passenger stand...
11-29-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,947
Posted By iboomalot

Re: Toyota to build fuel-sipping Prius hybrid in US

Sure wish Algea based Bio-D would get some attention.

Prius-D running off L-ion batteries and Bio-D getting 80 mpg would be sweet.
Replies: 8
Views: 2,992
Posted By iboomalot

Re: 28-31 mpg

must be a speed issue I talked with a Camery owner who gets 32-38 mpg. She mainly drives off hwy.

I live 1/2 block from the turnpike and driving 60 mph in a 75mph might get me killed :)
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Replies: 8
Views: 2,992
Posted By iboomalot

28-31 mpg

for the last 11 months winter avg was 28.3 but car was new

Summer saw low of 27.2 high of 28.8

last month raised to 29.9 and this last tank was 596.2 / 19.175 gal or 31.1 mpg with ZERO...
Replies: 19
Views: 4,406
Posted By iboomalot

Re: 44mpg on the highway!

My NAH is getting crap MPG :(

so far with 10,000 miles on her its avg. 28.15 - 28.7 per tank very very very consistantly.

took her to colorado and got 30 hwy but in the city its right...
Replies: 11
Views: 5,180
Posted By iboomalot

Re: Availability

The Altima is avil in some border states like AZ.

I bought mine from Team Nissan in Oxnard Calf. thats Trip: 1393.7 mi from my house in Okla City.

Cost to tow is here was 700.00 and...
Replies: 4
Views: 4,514
Posted By iboomalot

Can you mod the HEV for more / longer EV use?

Car is great power when you need it.

Battery full = slow accel
Battery 1/2 full = no accel over 10 mph before motor pops in


Any mod that could allow more throttle in EV mode???
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Replies: 46
Views: 7,912
Posted By iboomalot

Re: okay... something is SERIOUSLY wrong with my MPG

I just got my altima so its a new motor but I drove from Dallas to OKC which is 200 miles and computer stated I was getting between 27 - 28 mpg, I was avg. 76 mph using the cruise and it was up...
Forum: Lexus RX 400h
10-14-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 22,360
Posted By iboomalot

Re: Disgusted RX400h owner

wanting good MPG and decent size I would look into a NAH

looks nice , fast , 35 mpg and seats 5 and costs the same as a prius
Replies: 12
Views: 4,314
Posted By iboomalot

Re: NAH, options, prices

I competed in world SQ and SPL finals starting back in 1986 and IASCA finals in 1989,1991,1992 ,1994 , 1999, 2000-2002 etc.

My SPL van had 64 1000d amps and 8 DD9915s and 24 alts and hit a max...
Replies: 12
Views: 4,314
Posted By iboomalot

Re: NAH, options, prices

not into paying an extra 2K for Nav.

I don't have a blue tooth phone either.


THis has leather and XM with sunroof the main things I was wanting.


BobBass you can get blonde leather...
Replies: 12
Views: 4,314
Posted By iboomalot

Re: NAH, options, prices

I just bought a 08 connection package + 100,000 mile Silver warranty for 31,500 out the door.

Retail was 31,325 + warranty I think i saved around 1500 - 2000 off

I know there is a dealer I...
08-17-2005, 07:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,285
Posted By iboomalot

Re: Why is a Barrel of Oil so expensive?

don't forget each gallon of gas has federal and state taxes added onto it.

http://www.losangelesgasprices.com//tax_info.aspx <---state taxes

California -- 26.2 + 18.4 = 44.6
Los Angles AVG...
07-27-2005, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,245
Posted By iboomalot

Re: Best way to measure high MPG

Two things

if your car is getting over 100 mpg which is wonderfull why does it matter ?? the difference between 98 and 102 mpg is very little. 2.4L/100km = 98mpg and 2.3L = 102 mpg.

second if...
07-26-2005, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,887
Posted By iboomalot

Re: What MPG are you using for the compare??

a possible 6% drop in MPG rating isn't to worry about but Iam a big Technical person and would like to see a standard put in place for reporting MPG is all.

Since ALL cars have a speedo and all...
07-25-2005, 05:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,887
Posted By iboomalot

Re: What MPG are you using for the compare??

I forgot about one tank being different from another. my TDI has the vent mod thus when I fill up at the pump my tank is 100% full and there is no difference tank to tank. Also when you fill up 5-10...
07-24-2005, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,887
Posted By iboomalot

Re: What MPG are you using for the compare??

not worried too much just like comparing apples to apples.

yes tire dia changes and using the std. 10/32" tread thickness - 2/32 which is considered worn out = 8/32*2 = 1/2" in overall difference...
07-24-2005, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,887
Posted By iboomalot

What MPG are you using for the compare??

It disturbed me that one of the AH drivers IMO is posting false MPG figures

"34.9 MPG on NAVI, 33.8 MPG 'Trip A', 32.46 'at the pump"

he is posting the NAVI #s instead of gas pump figures.
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05-21-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,145
Posted By iboomalot

Re: GM focusing on improving light truck fuel economy

What I just thought would be cool is if that technology could be put into a TDI motor

V-6 TDI that could be a 2 or 3 banger on the HWY and also put in some electric and you have a diesel...
05-21-2005, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,145
Posted By iboomalot

Re: GM focusing on improving light truck fuel economy

Since the late 1970s early 80s. 1981 maybe before. Us old folks will remember the V-8/6/4 Caddy :D

see if I can find you a link to some info

"4. Cadillac V-8-6-4 - In the early 1980s,...
05-13-2005, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,183
Posted By iboomalot

Re: biodiesel

BIODIESEL can be made many different ways

algea can produce oils for BD
corn , peanut , etc oils can be used

where is this natural gas come into play ???


BD is made up of 20% ...
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