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Kentucky Man Invents Bourbon Powered Car


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#1 Union_Thug

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 09:47 PM

http://www.ispyce.com/2011/04/kentucky-man-invents-bourbon-whisky.html

With fuel prices rising like they are going crazy, a man from Kentucky probably came up with what is thought to be a solution to gas prices of today. A 62 year-old man, Mickey Nilsson, of Bardstown, Kentucky, made a bourbon-powered junk car. He got the idea from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (a movie from 1968 directed by Ken Hughes and staring Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries and Benny Hill) and the stars of American Pickers. Nilsson said that his inspiration came from a character played by Dick Van Dyke in the classic Disney movie. The character in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang assembled a flying car from junk parts.

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A consumer version of the Nilsson concept car was showcased a couple of weeks ago by Japanese automaker Nissan which set the official debut for 2014. At this point the name used for the car is the Nissan Nilsson, but several names are taken into consideration like the Nissan Alky, the Lush or the Inebriator.


$100+/gal bourbon (Maker’s Mark) in place of $4.00/gal gas? Gives new meaning to the term "alchohol abuse" :P

Edited by Union_Thug, 24 April 2011 - 09:49 PM.


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Posted 24 April 2011 - 10:06 PM

If you lose a gas cap, is it considered as driving with "open container"?

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 11:00 PM

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Funny Story, but really nothing new.

THE ABC'S OF FUEL ALCOHOL

How much does it cost to produce 1 gallon of ethanol?
It will cost about $1.10 to $1.20/gal to make the alcohol from various feed-stocks like corn, barley, potatoes, or Jerusalem artichokes. You will also have by-products which you can sell or use as animal feed, reducing the total cost down to about $.95/gal.

Or, you can make it the cheap and easy way for only $1.20/gallon on a large scale, buying molasses by the ton (if it is a high sugar molasses).


Much more here, if you want to make your own?

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