Site News - 11/22 Member of the Year Voting
Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2006 12:26:58 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <>
Subject: Re: Million Mile Saab 900 SPG

in article o014p2h9vi5lr71ue297vgu1utj45erpbsnospamcom, - Bob - at wrote on 27/12/2006 05:59: >> When it comes down to power production for the future, people like Dave are >> right - make your own power and stop having to over-throw "foreign regimes >> in nations that hate you", just for their oil. > You're right though, we could use an alternative. But, I don't agree > with using public money to make private individuals and companies rich > though - and that's the scheme here. Well, I'm quite _for_ the idea. I think government investment into something that can fundamentally change things for the better is the right thing to do. I don't say forever, but I do say so to get the ball rolling. A venture that is set to take on the oil companies (who really are dug in to the roots of western culture) needs some government backing just to get them up to the same playing field. What happens after that is "the market". I'd buy bio-ethanol if I had a car that could run it. In fact, I'm going to make a concerted effort to convert mine once I think I can fuel on bio-ethanol alone, but it is going to have to be a little more widespread before I can do that. The county in which I live is plentiful with pumps that supply bio-ethanol, but I can't guarantee that elsewhere in the country and I think I'd need to ditch conventional ignition before I could run a closed-loop fuel injection system that could understand fuel from low grade petrol to high octane E85. My C900 T8 is going to need some fettling with :) Paul 1989 900 Turbo S

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