[Land-speed] Alternate Fuels

Bryan Savage b.a.savage at wildblue.net
Sun Jul 15 10:26:10 MDT 2007

Because ADM ordered Congress to do so.


Robert J. Denton wrote:
> I was just reading that ethanol takes anywhere from three quarters of
> a gallon to a gallon and a quarter of fossil fuel to produce. It must
> be transported by tanker truck since it tears pipes apart and when
> left in your gas tank the water separates. All good things for your
> fuel system. Why are we pursuing this direction?
> Bob D.
> On 7/15/07, Skip Higginbotham <Saltrat at pahrump.com> wrote:
>> Now if you want to use a fuel that has energy and is proven to be as
>> easy to handle as propane albeit a bit more smelly (understatement),
>> why not use anhydrous ammonia? Meter it like we meter propane. I have
>> safely transferred thousands of gallons of the stuff from trailer
>> tanks to tractor tanks for fertilizing fields. Same/similar safety
>> precautions as propane for a road vehicle should work.
>> Skip
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