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    1. So if you don't have any storage...then you're...

      So if you don't have any storage...then you're just adding unnecessary equipment into a car to transfer the mechanical energy to electrical back to mechanical again.

      And yes engines are less...
    2. Without storage of energy...what's the point?...

      Without storage of energy...what's the point? That's what makes hybrids (of all types) worthwhile.
    3. Lol no

      Lol no
    4. ...sigh. Exactly. In the situation I am talking...

      ...sigh. Exactly. In the situation I am talking about, the batteries are depleted.


      A generator that stays at the same rpm no matter the load is old technology. It's actually more difficult for...
    5. Except you specifically said a smaller diesel...

      Except you specifically said a smaller diesel engine than the gas engine. So it will produce significantly less HP in that situation, so you may have to pull over and let it charge the batteries...
    6. Until you're at a low state of charge and have to...

      Until you're at a low state of charge and have to climb a large mountain, and then you're stuck with less than the power output of that tiny diesel engine.
    7. My fiesta ST always gets tanks of 30-34mpg. So I...

      My fiesta ST always gets tanks of 30-34mpg. So I could see a much larger fusion with that engine getting poor mileage
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      Hahaha are you kidding me?! I have the exact same...

      Hahaha are you kidding me?! I have the exact same wheels and tires, put them on my car at thanksgiving!
    9. You meant peak power rpm

      You meant peak power rpm
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      Would of had to of

      Would of had to of
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      This. Unless I found my work personally...

      This. Unless I found my work personally fulfilling, I'm not going to make a habit of working for free.
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      Look up churning, and get free flights and hotel...

      Look up churning, and get free flights and hotel stays. Assuming you understand how to use a credit card properly. :wave:
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      Poll: Why not? Everyone in the world is driving around...

      Why not? Everyone in the world is driving around on used tires.
    14. If only there was a way to compare HP at lower...

      If only there was a way to compare HP at lower revs, where these cars will be operated. Maybe a dyno chart or even just a torque figure.
    15. 1.97 for 87 Still 2.63 for 93 :(

      1.97 for 87

      Still 2.63 for 93 :(
    16. Soccer moms won't be going past 3k

      Soccer moms won't be going past 3k
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      Spending 20%+ of my waking hours in a car sounds...

      Spending 20%+ of my waking hours in a car sounds miserable
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      regular cab fullsize pickup

      regular cab fullsize pickup
    19. All the trouble of a water injection system..for...

      All the trouble of a water injection system..for 500hp?
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      Yup, I told them I would be available all day...

      Yup, I told them I would be available all day Friday for that. My work and location means this is all a bit..unusual. So far the dealership has been great, except they have yet to fix the issue...
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