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#5170

Could probably make a profit on the rest of the rust free parts


#5171

probably. Could sell the frame with chassis for $1500 without even blinking. old cars like this are worth dirt in AZ but it’s gold here.


#5172

Alright, I got her home.

I now own 4 Government Moters cars…


#5173

bless your heart, you must love burning oil.


#5174

What if one’s electric?

Does that count for anything?


#5175

An electric GM car?

so it uses electrolysis to burn oil more efficiently?


#5176

Spark EV.

Ah, so that’s why they didn’t recall these ones, and take them to the middle of the desert to get crushed this time (90s EV1).


#5177

someone stole the mazda-rati… (roadkill truck)


#5178

Weld all their crank-shafts together and make a disgusting Frankenstein rust bucket.


#5179

That would be something else. A 5.3LS, two 4.3s, and an electric motor.

Grand total power (assuming no losses):
809 hp
1,152 ft-lbs


#5180

Couple leads on a transmission hope one turns out well. Six speed manuals are such a rarity these days. Much disappoint.


#5181

That’s sweet!
Later down the road I hope to put a 6 speed in my 4 door s10.


#5182

My stilo’s got one. Many cars in europe have got one mainly the french and italian cars.

Anyway made myself a fancy bracket to hold rhe airfilter and carterfilter. The shitty original 1mm steel one was showing metal fatigue.


#5183

It cost more oil to make fuel efficient and electric cars every year. So a gas guzzling bronco is technically fuel efficient. Even if you upgrade the injectors and reprogram the ecu.


#5184

Thats kind of retarded. Whats your opinion on cat’s?

Maybe watch some engineering explained videos


#5185

They hurt fuel economy and performance.


#5186

so, just bought a new 17,000 km engine for my rgv 250.

happy days :slight_smile:

edit:
for those not familiar

mine is a vj22


#5187

I think that might be pushing it a bit. If you said a Honda Civic or something like that I would be much more inclined to agree.

But in complete honestly, I have no clue if a small gas car or an EV is more “green”. You got people on both sides saying theirs is more “green”, but I have yet to see an agreement from either side that didn’t conveniently leave something out.

I choose to daily an EV because it’s extremely reliable, very quick for an econobox, and costs me less to own (both maintenance, and electricity vs petrol. I drive 40 miles 5 days a week, and my Spark cost me less then $15 a month in electricity. To drive my Volvo (28mpg) that same distance would cost cost me $70 a month. That’s with today’s cheap gas, but that used to be well over $100 a month.

TL;DR: The EV is insanely less expensive to drive (for me), so for better or for worse I don’t care which one’s more “green”.


#5188

Not to mention Engineering Explained always showing those sub $5K EV with plenty of warranty left in them.
Wonder if second hand still applies for government subsidies


#5189

Sadly no (at least for Idaho), but that’s still a lot of car per dollar.

Unless it’s a Mitsubishi i-MiEV. Lol