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How about an Electric Tacoma?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by SKULLY, Nov 1, 2012.

  1. Nov 2, 2012 at 6:44 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Oh , I get it now , for you this is a political discussion , I was coming at it from a neutral standpoint

    There is no reason to carry on
     
  2. Nov 2, 2012 at 6:44 PM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    It's one in the same. The tech isn't there. You need lots and lots of money to develop the tech. Who is going to front you the money to develop said tech? When you do, why would anyone spend the outrageous amounts of money needed to recoup costs on said tech?

    Unless the advantages are insane over ICEs (which they're not) they won't sell, they're not viable. Or until the cost to drive modern ICEs becomes so much that this tech is cheaper, they won't sell. This is what the eco fucks are after.
     
  3. Nov 2, 2012 at 6:45 PM
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    nut she'll ride

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    Oklahoma State made an electric Tundra about 6-7 years ago, it was maroon in color and they cut about 2 feet out of the center (hot dog not hamburger style). Saw it when I was there for a machining contest in high school. Just looked for it on google, couldn't find anything.
     
  4. Nov 2, 2012 at 6:45 PM
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    They are probably using big gas generators out in the desert to charge it anyway haha
     
  5. Nov 2, 2012 at 6:52 PM
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    haha so true
     
  6. Nov 2, 2012 at 6:57 PM
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    That's the thing with battery or hydrogen powered vehicles.

    Hydrogen and batteries are not energy sources... they are not true fuels, they are simply energy transport media.
    Both take more energy to produce/charge than you get from them.

    Mixed blessing... the energy conversion carries a loss of efficiency, but you are no longer tied to a mobile energy source such as fossil fuels.
    Nuclear power... if it can get past the eco-kook obstructionists... can provide plenty of cheap, clean power to produce all the hydrogen and charge all the batteries you want.
     
  7. Nov 2, 2012 at 7:46 PM
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    BrokenTusk

    BrokenTusk I support a velociraptor free workplace.

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    Lol. I take it you aren't very familiar with nuclear power?
     
  8. Nov 2, 2012 at 7:53 PM
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    Seems to work just fine for the majority of the world that has evolved beyond coal.
     
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