From the monthly archives:

May 2012

Mother Earth Fair – DIY Hybrid Project Links

May 31, 2012

Hi everyone! I just finished preparing my presentation “DIY HYBRID VEHICLES”, which I will give on Sunday, June 3rd at the Mother Earth News Fair in Puyallup, WA! I wanted to have some links ready ahead of time for anyone who wanted to learn more about the various projects that I talk about at the [...]

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The DIY, Open-Source, Plug-In Hybrid SuperTruck!

May 29, 2012

 Well, it’s time to throw my hat over the fence.  What? You’ve never heard that term before? Ok, let me explain. Let’s say that you really  want to get yourself over the top of a fence. But it’s tall, and the top is pretty pointy. Maybe you’ll do it tomorrow.. So here’s what you do. [...]

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Jumping weird cars….

May 28, 2012

We recently purchased a used 2004 Prius. It was supposed to be the new, reliable, fuel-efficient family car. It is new to us, and the fuel economy has been amazing, but reliable can be changed by just leaving a dome light on overnight….. A few mornings ago, my wife was leaving for some errand, but [...]

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DIY Car Article

May 22, 2012

Last week, a writer for some automotive blogs stopped out at my house. I had spoken with him several years ago, back when some of us were meeting together in Tom G.’s garage to work on electric cars. He wanted to see what’s been going on with me more recently, and do a little bit [...]

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Kwik-Trip Natural Gas Summit

May 12, 2012

On Thursday, I made the trek to La Crosse, Wisconsin to visit the headquarters of Kwik-Trip, where they just unveiled an Alternative Fuels fueling station, and hosted a Natural Gas Summit! I really had NO IDEA what to expect, but was impressed by event, which had speakers, at least 50 natural gas vehicles on display, [...]

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