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Old 08-09-2011, 05:06 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Just got the Honda out of storage today and shot some pics outdoors for your pleasure- no need to beg.
Also ended up buying a Ford Escort Jet electric car. All batteries have been removed and have no idea of its mechanical status.
Both cars will be for sale. Any takers on the Ford?
Thanks for posting more photos. I'm curious as hell how and why they have a gas engine and a diesel engine in place on the Honda. I'm sure you've got everyone's attention at this point as far as selling them. Can you give us any idea as to pricing and exactly what you know about them? Does either of the motors on the Honda run? I am assuming you have clear titles to both?

Can you tell us where these cars can be seen? If you can post more photos of both that will help. Thanks.

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Old 08-09-2011, 06:19 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Thanks for posting more photos. I'm curious as hell how and why they have a gas engine and a diesel engine in place on the Honda. I'm sure you've got everyone's attention at this point as far as selling them. Can you give us any idea as to pricing and exactly what you know about them? Does either of the motors on the Honda run? I am assuming you have clear titles to both?

Can you tell us where these cars can be seen? If you can post more photos of both that will help. Thanks.
My new EcoFriends are so quick to make assumptions. The gas engine IS the original Honda unit. Here are some more pics. I did not want to show this until I cleaned things up and my mechanic sorted out the details... But for those that love the unique - enjoy!
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Old 08-09-2011, 06:26 PM   #23 (permalink)
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The Ford Jetq

So, here are the Escort Jet pics. This was pulled from LONG TERM storage, along with the Honda today. (they have not been sitting in the weeds or outdoors) The Escort should clean up nicely and has a clear title. All batteries have been removed and I know nothing of the mechanical quality. I am researching the value to sell it. A good offer will probably buy the Ford when it is listed for sale. Thanks to all my new EcoModder friends.
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I was able to track down Ronald Ahrens, the person named as the photographer in the old photos. He says he never saw them before! A mystery...
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Old 09-03-2011, 04:22 PM   #25 (permalink)
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I was able to track down Ronald Ahrens, the person named as the photographer in the old photos. He says he never saw them before! A mystery...
Wow,maybe the fact-checker at AUTOMOBILE magazine didn't check the facts!
Thanks for sleuthing!
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Old 09-14-2011, 10:29 PM   #26 (permalink)
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OK, guys! I have listed the Honda and the Escort on eBay. I hope that you will bid and/or spread the word that they are for sale. Either car should prove to be interesting for the next owner. Thank you all for your help and support to find more information on the Honda. Honda | eBay
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Am I seeing this right? the exhaust from the gasoline engine feeds in to the diesel engine?
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The back of the Honda depends heavily on taper on the sides -- the side profile curve is much steeper than the template, I think?
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Am I seeing this right? the exhaust from the gasoline engine feeds in to the diesel engine?
I'm not seeing that. But a very interesting hybrid drive nonetheless!
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Am I seeing this right? the exhaust from the gasoline engine feeds in to the diesel engine?
The exhaust from both engines go into the same pipe then out the center of the lower rear chassis pan. I wonder if the gas engine would push pressure into the diesel motor. Good eye!

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