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Old 09-04-2017, 05:32 AM   #292 (permalink)
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China and Russia are pretty much planing to own thorium reactor technology.
The US abandoned the technology in the late 60s and early 70s for political reasons (thorium reactors can't make Pu249 nuclear bombs)
Remember thorium reactors are nothing like current reactors. They can't melt down and they only produce 1 long lived nuclear waste isotope. That 1 long lived isotope Pu248 is highly sought after to power deep space probes and is useless for making nuclear weapons.
1984 chevy suburban, custom made 6.5L diesel turbocharged with a Garrett T76 and Holset HE351VE, 22:1 compression 13psi of intercooled boost.
1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
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