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Re: [hreg] Car that works with compressed air. Promote it in Houston?

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  • David M. Eggleston
    ... Right, now I had to look up the proper name. It is the Toyota Prius: See http://prius.toyota.com/ David
    Message 1 of 10 , Nov 24, 2000
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      drocketman@... wrote:

      > David Eggleston,
      >
      > I don't know the name of the high mileage Toyota car, but it must be
      > close in spelling to the Previa,

      Right, now I had to look up the proper name. It is the Toyota Prius:
      See http://prius.toyota.com/

      David

      > which is a minivan made by them from
      > 1991 to 1997. I've had three and mileage ranges from 16 to 25mpg. On
      > related topic, I have felt that it would be a nice experiment to convert
      > one of my two remaining Previas to multifuel use. Natural gas storage
      > with a range of only 25 miles would serve as a primary fuel need for
      > approximately 60% of my historical mileage use. Anything over the 25
      > miles would be moded to standard fuel system use. This would keep the
      > pressure tanks small and/or low pressure, simplifying the fueling and
      > retrofit scar. At the same time significant reduction in polution and
      > gasoline use could be made.
      > Just one of those dreams, ha.
      >
      > Happy Thanksgiving to all,
      > Dennis
      >
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