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Why american cars use so much fuel !?!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by unknownn, May 1, 2012.

  1. unknownn

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    I had a VW Passat 4motion W8, ate gas like like a glue sniffer fallen off the wagon.
    But what a ride! Smother then a Benz.
     
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    VW ftw!
     
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    This is why...we like our cars fast!

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  5. Roparadise

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    You could possibly get 60-65mpg with some minor modifications.

    http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthread.php/vw-tdi-60-mpg-900-miles-one-tank-19924-4.html
     
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    Now I understand why they won't allow vegetable oil and others as a source of fuel...

    Well I sort of understood it before, but this made certain things more clear.
     
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    Ford makes a diesel version of the fiesta that gets 86 mpg but they wont sell it in the U.S.

    http://www.examiner.com/article/ford-begins-production-of-86-mpg-fiesta-with-econetic-technology
     
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    because there is huge monopoly around oil and it costs 1/3 of what it costs in here where i live.

    Always have tought that car is just a penis extension, i'm just fine with my bicycle and using my legs to move place A to place B.
    If you want a good ride, you should concider mushrooms as they are way cheaper than buying a car.


    Thing for the future, get yourself custom made car which runs on alcohol (way cheaper than using veggy oil as you can convert almost every starch into sugar and fermenting into fuel takes few weeks compared to plant oils which are more controlled by climate [dry season or floods?] and you need to wait +1 month so you can collect your oil-crop).

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    ugh i hate it when you have cure for cancer (it's a fruit in amazon which is 10k times more efficient than current cancer cures) but it wont be on open market if profit margins aint high.
     
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    Im not into the actually savings that much where Ill start making my own fuel,imho its better to focus on actually making more money then worrying about saving money.