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Old 08-31-2008, 08:36 PM   #12 (permalink)
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The Red Baron - '00 Ford F-350 XLT
90 day: 27.99 mpg (US)

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I've heard about Stirling engines for forty years and through numerous oil blips. It simply won't ever power a car. It, and its attendant condensers and pollution-control equiupment are simply too large for the power produced.

Unfortunately Stirlings are like Crower's six stroker - interesting but with massive show-stopping problems.
2000 Ford F-350 SC 4x2 6 Speed Manual
4" Slam
3.08:1 gears and Gear Vendor Overdrive
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