air powered car!

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Nov 3, 2008

air powered car! by tinymonkeyt at 1:58 PM (1,117 Views / 0 Likes) 16 replies

  1. tinymonkeyt
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    it looks sooo cute.
     
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    I am afraid I am going to have to be sceptical, that wide a range of fuel is going to make for some hellish corrosion issues:
    A year ago I went to the US and helped my grandad (truck mechanic) out, we spent a great deal of time replacing seals and sorting engines out that did not play well even with low percentage of biodiesel fuels (10-15%).
    3 years prior (when a percentage of biodiesel was a novelty of sorts) to that is was usual mechanical/electrical issues.

    Likewise I can design something to take corrosion but organic products are notoriously unreliable (I played around with fuels cells using ethanol fuel and it was not easy).
     
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    I wonder what happens if theres a storm/tornado..
     
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    DO you gotta fart to make it go along?
     
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    oooo pwettyyy.... but it seems to only have 2 wheels. now im not an expert on cars, but wont that cause problems?
     
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    probably three wheels with the front one in the centre.
     
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    I doubt I could fit very well in these tiny vehicles. Don't get me wrong, I'm an environmentalist, but I happen to be 6'4" tall and most normal sized cars are sometimes uncomfortable.
     
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    hey in some years it might go to 220 mph and be much bigger (by some years i mean alot)
     
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    So my dream of this: [​IMG] becoming a car is finally true. [​IMG]
     
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    If you are after interesting engines have a look at stuff like this:
    http://www.engineair.com.au/airmotor.htm (also consider a search for the Wankel engine: http://www.howstuffworks.com/rotary-engine.htm/printable ).

    @Maybe going off topic, I was walking through one of the less pleasant parts of town one day a couple of years back. Across the road in a preschool playground was one of those with no wheels (a la the burnt out joyride cards). I found that amusing for some reason.
     
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    maybe yes it coming true just put one of those engines and your ready to go
     
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    that looks like a very small ugly Go-Kart..with two wheels.
     
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    I could probably walk faster than that pos. lol
     
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    Driving distance on one tank = not much.
     
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    Don't know why I thought of this - but looks like something Apple would make. :P

    They look totally unsafe, small, and goofy. No thank you.
     
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    OOooOOOoooo!!! I want one of those, so I can pretend I'm a clown!!! Not only that but I wouldn't have to buy gas, only a hack saw to saw off my legs so I could fit in it [​IMG].

    Edit: I just noticed, where is the door? Does one just get in the back and muscle themselves around the seats?
     

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