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    my car is only an 18t is small.
    i need something i can put in or sit on the baq hood.

    a really small generator would work. but idk how to make one.
    any one help?
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    The easiest way would probably be to build a small hydro-electric plant. It needs water to power it, so you take 50-100 gallons of water and boil it off on your stove ahead of time, shrinking it down until it can fit into a small tank that can feed into the water turbines that can be carried by your car without slowing it down.
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    could u show me a diagram or something so i will know how to accomplish this?

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    Sure, here ya go:

    [media]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Water_turbine.jpg[/media]

    Except instead of making the turbine blades out of steel, you make them out of... and this is the brilliant part... solar panels. Can you feel it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chairboy View Post
    Sure, here ya go:

    [media]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a4/Water_turbine.jpg[/media]

    Except instead of making the turbine blades out of steel, you make them out of... and this is the brilliant part... solar panels. Can you feel it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ausi319 View Post
    and to show friends i'm not completely insane and i can do something with my life.
    Hows that working out for ya ?

    You know Nasa have discovered a new means of powering the mars rover using the friction generated from the contact between the wheels and the surface of the planet. They say its not a lot of power but it is enough to recharge 1500milliamps in such a way that there is unlimited reusable power in the device.

    Its the first working perpetual motion device that has been tested off the planet and they are quite happy with the results at the moment.



    Some details on the theory behind this are here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perpetual_motion

    Back on Earth , a company based here in Ireland have developed a power device using magnets that give unlimited power - you might want to give them a shout and ask about it. http://www.steorn.com/orbo/claim/

    Also , might be worth while giving Nasa a shout and asking them about their new Tyre-Wheel Adjustment Technology (known as T.W.A.T.) on the Mars Rover
    You can contact them about this using their web portal on : http://www.nasa.gov/help/contact/index.html or by e-mailing [email protected]

    Hope you get the perpetual motion system working on your car and if you do , dont forget to give me some credit for it all.


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    Quote Originally Posted by djtaz View Post
    Hows that working out for ya ?

    You know Nasa have discovered a new means of powering the mars rover using the friction generated from the contact between the wheels and the surface of the planet. They say its not a lot of power but it is enough to recharge 1500milliamps in such a way that there is unlimited reusable power in the device.

    Its the first working perpetual motion device that has been tested off the planet and they are quite happy with the results at the moment.



    Some details on the theory behind this are here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perpetual_motion

    Back on Earth , a company based here in Ireland have developed a power device using magnets that give unlimited power - you might want to give them a shout and ask about it. http://www.steorn.com/orbo/claim/

    Also , might be worth while giving Nasa a shout and asking them about their new Tyre-Wheel Adjustment Technology (known as T.W.A.T.) on the Mars Rover
    You can contact them about this using their web portal on : http://www.nasa.gov/help/contact/index.html or by e-mailing [email protected]

    Hope you get the perpetual motion system working on your car and if you do , dont forget to give me some credit for it all.



    I sent them an E-mail and I dont know how i could get that to work for my little car.
    Thats why i have been having so much trouble is because the size...

    Do you really think you could get this to work?


    And if i do i will give you a lot of cretit just need name and everything for everythign i do

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    Fun thread to read, but maybe you guys are being too hard on the OP.

    Just curious, Ausi319, whats your age?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chairboy View Post
    Sure, here ya go:

    [media]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Water_turbine.jpg[/media]

    Except instead of making the turbine blades out of steel, you make them out of... and this is the brilliant part... solar panels. Can you feel it?
    Yea that would be cool but i need something easier and my car isnt that big i dont think to get that.
    Where would i get the constant water flow also?

    i need like instructions and i think it might work but idk yet

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    Quote Originally Posted by nobb View Post
    Fun thread to read, but maybe you guys are being too hard on the OP.

    Just curious, Ausi319, whats your age?
    ok I am only 15. But i think i can do this with reserch and the proper guide and i just need instructions... and help but i will b able to do this.

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