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Old 02-26-2011, 08:33 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Odin View Post
on a serious note, did you find a small sterling engine and stick it in the trunk? by simply having the exhaust gases flow over the hot end you could turn your alternator via the sterling engine, and depending on how close to the exhaust you got you could even maybe turn a power steering pump, vac pump, water pump- making the gas engine do very little
This is what I have been thinking about for a while now...sounds good in theory, but I would like to see if someone else has tried it yet.

and I'm gonna have to say you have left us pondering this question long please do tell....
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