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Old 08-05-2010, 03:51 PM   #651 (permalink)
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your son is learning to ride out on his own with his friends around the neighbourhood. You know, the long summer holiday, bike rides, light until late, no school tomorrow. Happy days.

However despite all the warnings and training he doesn't look out for cars so you see someone brake when he is out on his bike....

...and you work out what the instant MPG would be in the car.

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Old 08-08-2010, 01:01 PM   #652 (permalink)
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...and you think that car is going to be converted into a hybrid.
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Old 08-08-2010, 02:59 PM   #653 (permalink)
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That many cans of Monster Energy Drink is going to make that car go FAST!!!!
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Whats your Work-Bench/lab look like? Post some pictures of your Lab.
6000uF, 350V capacitors. Enough of them to make a nice mild hybrid.
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How do you get that many caps for cheap????
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How do you get that many caps for cheap????
I'm guessing they're surplus.
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