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  1. coal gasification

    The price of wheat and other crops are going up as they are being replaced with corn. Not good. Conservation is still the best method. From what I'm seeing, it appears that coal-gasification is the...
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    Testing the 20R

    Well, he's a crazy young feller who takes it out on his vehicles. It's better than drinking, fighting, or drugs. And he has the luxury of doing it on private land, a sense of freedom most can't begin...
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    You Tube

    He has other videos as well. The test is repeatable. There is also one showing another with a blown out piston wall which still runs.
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    Most Excellent YouTube Video, 81 Toy

    81' Toyota gets flogged to death but doesn't die even after the frame breaks and looses the bed and rear axle, it still goes dragging the gas tank around.

    This guy also revs it consistently...
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    Appreciate the comment. It does kinda of stick...

    Appreciate the comment. It does kinda of stick donut. :)

    Regardless of fuel consumption, the early Chevys are still around in numbers because they are easy and cheap to maintain workhorses. I...
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    I believe this is the description offered by many...

    I believe this is the description offered by many analysts, and is the characterization accepted by governments and industry leaders.

    The estimates are likely based on the current model of...
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    "One of the things that I dislike about many of...

    "One of the things that I dislike about many of the new vehicles today is the lack of a trans dipstick."

    Are the newer Toyota's without a dipstick? In general, the old and slow tech have many...
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    I'll just throw in my .02 cents. Living in...

    I'll just throw in my .02 cents.



    Living in the "far north", on a 85' Toyota 2wd which is used for towing, a 3 core radiator was added with a large trans cooler run in seris ahead of the stock...
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    If you don't know the history, I'd change all the...

    If you don't know the history, I'd change all the fluids and start counting down the mileage/time from there. Other than that, with the timing chain and clutch out the way, it should be good for...
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    Here's a review of the book. It looks like a good...

    Here's a review of the book. It looks like a good one:
    http://www.feasta.org/documents/review2/party.htm

    If we agree that 'experts' can disagree, the next step is to select the most qualified...
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    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/02/07...

    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/02/070214-cheap-gas.html

    Outstanding article. Thanks for that. National Geographic has always been my favorite. They have always been on the forefront...
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    Another great post, and voice of reason. Wish I...

    Another great post, and voice of reason. Wish I had time to respond fully, instead I'll be hasty and vague.

    Based on several trends, and hunches, political to technical challenges there are...
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    . The AFM (Air Flow Meter) could be confusing the...

    . The AFM (Air Flow Meter) could be confusing the ECM because with the headers, high flow head and different cam the engine is sucking far more air than before and so the ECM might not know to...
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    "The idea that it's imminent is not true." ...

    "The idea that it's imminent is not true." :clapsmile

    My opinions are often unsubstantiated, and full of speculation, as experts disagree, and the media is horribly inaccurate while hyping...
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    World oil reserves are huge

    With all the doom and gloom surrounding oil, thought I'd share this link. It would pay to read it carefully. The 'low hanging fruit' or Sweet Crude is begin depleted. It concludes there's plenty of...
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    Pete, Heard projections put it even, or 1 to 1...

    Pete,
    Heard projections put it even, or 1 to 1 with the USD by Dec. It'll could be 10% cheaper for Canadians to buy up the rest of Eureka, if you-guys don't drive the prices around here yet higher,...
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    Spoke to a couple out of Fernie, Canada at...

    Spoke to a couple out of Fernie, Canada at breakfast this morning. Regular unleaded is now at $1.20 cn, and exchange rate is currently 0.91Cn/$1.00.

    Tons of food for thought from many...
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    I intend to use a hitch mounted rack as well, and...

    I intend to use a hitch mounted rack as well, and cannot attest to it's sturdiness, yet I've see these loaded down with lots of gear. One thing to consider is the maxium tongue weight of a stock...
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    Decide whether it is fuel/air mixture, or...

    Decide whether it is fuel/air mixture, or secondary electrical.

    Clue: "Cold idle is OK, but once it warms up the engine does not seem happy. "

    Hip shot: It fuel/air.

    Check for vacum...
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    Perhaps one of the guys down there could...

    Perhaps one of the guys down there could recommend a reputable shop.

    First step is to read the owner manual, and follow the service schedule. The things that usually break are fairly...
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    Anyone using storage on the front of vehicle? ...

    Anyone using storage on the front of vehicle?


    There are so many talented folks on this board, the majority have relatively to myself, light years of experience when it comes to expedition...
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    Charlie, This is strange. I received an email...

    Charlie,
    This is strange. I received an email notification, but there is no post on the board. I'm responding to a ghost post I guess. The contents of your post are below.

    Now I understand, you...
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    Test away!!! If set for testing can't be had,...

    Test away!!! If set for testing can't be had, check the used Dollar Tire, Edmonton, Alberta.

    As a result of the failure they switched to Michelin X Type S. XZL dug deep in soft sand, my biggest...
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    XZL failure

    We may wish to check with Michelin to see if the XZL's are suitable for more than occassional use on-road. Check this passage out:
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    XZL failure

    We may wish to check with Michelin to see if the XZL's are suitable for more than occassional use on-road. Check this passage out:


    Kevís tyresome problem.
    Kevís Camel Trophy 110 had just...
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