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#1 cjloki

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 11:48 AM

i love this, and want 2 in my driveway...
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Posted 13 November 2012 - 11:54 AM

Sadly, those suckers take forever to charge up, so you'd really need two. :lol:

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 12:00 PM

Note: Batteries not included

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 12:05 PM

I'll stick it out for the hydrogen powered models :P
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Posted 13 November 2012 - 12:08 PM

Note: Batteries not included


All 2500 of them. :lol:

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 12:12 PM

I'll stick it out for the hydrogen powered models :P


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I'd love a Honda FCX Clarity
I can't wait for electrically driven cars to be commonplace, quiet, fast, torque-y, efficient...

Unfortunately big oil will make sure it's some time until that happens :(

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 01:17 PM

Sadly, those suckers take forever to charge up, so you'd really need two. :lol:



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All 2500 of them. :lol:

idk,...this
My Supercharger

mmm batteries are included but more is more $...

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 01:18 PM

I'd much rather just use this supercharger.

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Makes a nice noise, too. :P


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Posted 13 November 2012 - 01:22 PM

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I'd love a Honda FCX Clarity
I can't wait for electrically driven cars to be commonplace, quiet, fast, torque-y, efficient...

Unfortunately big oil will make sure it's some time until that happens :(

yup to big oil hassles,...but everything is made from oil these days, they'll survive nicely...
that's why i need to stop my oil addiction...

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 01:22 PM

I'll stick it out for the hydrogen powered models :P

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I'd love a Honda FCX Clarity
I can't wait for electrically driven cars to be commonplace, quiet, fast, torque-y, efficient...

Unfortunately big oil will make sure it's some time until that happens :(

I'll let your great great great great great great great great grandchildren know you're thinking of them :lol: (I appreciate hydrogen cars, done right. But there's just no great way to store the fuel on vehicles)

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 01:24 PM

Still, 150 miles in 30min, whereas you could get more than that in 5min using a standard fuel pump...well...technically prehistoric forest over 1,000,000,000 years ago but hey it's dead now so who's to complain with us using a teeny little bit? Posted Image

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 02:09 PM

But there's just no great way to store the fuel on vehicles


As far as I'm aware the only real problem is to do with the size of the tanks - not being able to fit tanks that are small enough/safe enough into hatchbacks, city cars and sports cars isn't a reason not to make full-size sedans, vans, trucks, SUVs, buses...
We'd also have far more efficient storage systems if funding for nanotube research (other than carbon) was bigger.
The range on the Clarity is something like 300 miles, which is as much/more than battery-powered cars and refilling hydrogen takes a fraction of the time.