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Old 04-15-2011, 12:39 AM
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Default Re: Wooden It Be Nice?

Originally Posted by muddybike View Post
Man i want to meet your pharmacist .....
No no, he isn't smoking anything (except wood). Some innovative civilians during WWII converted their cars to run on wood gas. I guess they were rationing fuel back then and it was a cheap alternative.

A while back I posted a paragraph on a wood-burning pickup truck I encountered. Speculations flew, and wood gas was mentioned. Since that time, I've met the owner. And he does run that beat up old eyesore on wood gas. He drives around on the weekend and gathers up all the scrap wood that people leave out with the trash. He says the milage is terrible, but the fuel is free. He drives it to work now almost every day. And that thing is a sight, in more ways than one.

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