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Old 03-14-2008, 07:27 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by tjts1 View Post
The problem with bi fuel systems is that the engine becomes extremely in efficient when running on natural gas.
That could probably be solved with a little effort, though. Two different fuel maps and a turbocharger or variable valve timing would probably go long ways. I'd like to do a quad-fuel conversion (NG, ethanol, methanol, gasoline) to cover all the bases. Can never be too prepared...

The US has much more natural gas than than oil. There are massive deposits in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic coast of Florida. Natural gas could replace oil if we had the economy incentives.
Wyoming has a ton too. Open land there is being pockmarked by thousands of wells. I guess it might be a good short term solution, but it'll only buy time.

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