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Old 08-04-2019, 12:45 AM
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Default Oh the irony of it...

last night i smoked a prius at the lights while out taking my son and his girlfriend to the school ball ,, man it felt good too ooh yeah ,,, seems the gaskets have disappeared between the manifold and the exhaust pipe,, the previous owner filled them with silicone gasket ... poor old Stude... dont get me wrong im all for uncapped headers..

i hate global warning conspiracy theories....

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Seriously, you just couldn’t make this up.
A diesel generator for a car charging point.
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Old 08-04-2019, 12:51 AM
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We have a Tesla charging station downtown where I live.
There's a guy with a Tesla that parks and charges there a few days a week. He has a bumper sticker that reads powered by coal. Ha ha
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Old 08-04-2019, 12:53 AM
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Old 08-04-2019, 06:03 AM
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When ya smoke a Prius, do ya get a buzz???
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Old 08-04-2019, 07:05 AM
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last night i smoked a prius at the lights while out taking my son and his girlfriend to the school ball ,, man it felt good too ooh yeah ,,, seems the gaskets have disappeared between the manifold and the exhaust pipe,, the previous owner filled them with silicone gasket ... poor old Stude... dont get me wrong im all for uncapped headers..

i hate global warning conspiracy theories....

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Seriously, you just couldn’t make this up.
A diesel generator for a car charging point.
Correct me if I'm wrong but I think I was taught that every time you convert from one type of energy to an other you lose some. seems even less efficient when you look at it that way.
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Old 08-04-2019, 09:46 AM
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Correct me if I'm wrong but I think I was taught that every time you convert from one type of energy to an other you lose some. seems even less efficient when you look at it that way.
Well, no matter what you're converting energy unless you've figured out how to charge from a lightning bolt! But that diesel generator is spewing out those evil gases, so it's not like clean energy from wind or nuclear. Does defeat the purpose. But really, charging from the grid is likely to come from a coal plant so this might even be better?
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Old 08-04-2019, 09:56 AM
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I'd like to get a count on the number of worn out/disabled wind generators in the country. I know a guy in the industry and he says they fail way before they payback the investment.
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Old 08-04-2019, 01:22 PM
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Tough to find rolling papers that size, but it tastes like plastic bags and smells like arrogance!


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I'd like to get a count on the number of worn out/disabled wind generators in the country. I know a guy in the industry and he says they fail way before they payback the investment.
I believe it's true... of course, the losses are easily absorbed by the taxpayer and the consumer!

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Old 08-04-2019, 01:24 PM
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I'd like to get a count on the number of worn out/disabled wind generators in the country. I know a guy in the industry and he says they fail way before they payback the investment.
Ive been told most of them up here by us arent even hooked to the grid
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Old 08-04-2019, 03:46 PM
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I don't think solar is much better. I had a system put up and they were supposed to wipe out my electric bills and pay for it self. neither is happening.
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