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Old 05-31-2012, 11:24 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Do they use propane as it's pressurized and it avoids issues with the carb float getting knocked around with all that movement going on? Plus some of those rigs sound pretty healthy, I am guessing they like that high octane propane has.

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Old 05-31-2012, 11:32 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I measure mine in gallons per hour. Its easier to figure out how much gas I'm going to use when we know a trail is going to take 2-3 hours.

If you look closely many of the rigs there were propane powered.
So how many gallons per hour?
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Do they use propane as it's pressurized and it avoids issues with the carb float getting knocked around with all that movement going on? Plus some of those rigs sound pretty healthy, I am guessing they like that high octane propane has.
It is either injection or something like that propane with the extreme angles. A carb is worthless on those rigs.
My neighbor has a 1.3 liter Samurai that he converted to injection because of the angles he can get into.
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Largely because of the extreem angles, the fuel tank will work even upside down where a regular gas burner won't without some creative mods.

My Jeep about 1.6 gallons per hour. The pickup on extreemly easy (by my standards) about 1 gallon per hour.

Edit to add: these are just estimates, I could probably burn in excess of 10 gallons per hour but I'm pretty sure my cooling system couldn't handle that load for long.
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Ken Block is sooooo last Tuesday.

Drift economically. Drift diesel.

Better yet, it's a stock motor with simple bolt-ons.
Ken Block is still my fav of the bunch... Besides, that Subaru is basically stock, right? At least it still has AWD!
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Ken Block is still my fav of the bunch... Besides, that Subaru is basically stock, right? At least it still has AWD!
Ken Blocks subie has 500+ hp makes me giggle just thinking about using all that power.
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Ken Block's cars are about as far from stock as you can get and still qualify for whatever racing series he's running them in...

The Fiesta is even worse, since you can't even buy a Fiesta with AWD. (Do you hear me Ford? We want our Fiesta RS AWD!!!)

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