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Old 09-01-2008, 01:36 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Big Dave View Post
IIt simply won't ever power a car. It, and its attendant condensers and pollution-control equiupment are simply too large for the power produced.
Funny you should say that, since GM had the prototype Stir-lec, a Stirling-powered hybrid, running back in 1969.

Condensers are no more of a problem than radiators are for IC engines. As for pollution control, it is one heck of a lot easier to clean up a steady-state flame burning at ambient pressure, than it is to deal with all the byproducts of IC engine combustion.
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