This Wood Gas Car Rocks! See Video of It in Action

Reader Contribution by Staff

<p>I just came across these videos that show the wood gas Isuzu Trooper built by our friends at <a href=”http://www.beaverenergy.com/” target=”_blank”>Beaver Energy</a> in action and had to share them. Be sure to crank up the volume to 11 for the first one!<br />
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<br />Another video to watch is a clip from the Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet show: <a href=”http://watch.discoverychannel.ca/daily-planet/may-2010/daily-planet—may-13-2010/#clip302121″ target=”_self”>Alan Nursall interviews Chip Beam about wood gas</a>.</p>
<p>You can learn more about wood gas transportation via the resources below:</p>
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<a href=”https://www.motherearthnews.com/green-transportation/wood-gas-generator” target=”_self”>Wood Gas Generator: Run Your Truck on Firewood!</a> This article explains the basics of wood gasification.</p>
<p>A report from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides detailed instructions for construction, installation and operation of a wood-gas generator. <em>(NOTE: this is a 25 MB+ file and thus may not be feasible to download over a slow Internet connection.)</em>
<a title=”Wood Gas Correct Version” href=”https://www.motherearthnews.com/uploadedfiles/blogs/energy_matters/woodgasgeneratorornl.pdf”>Construction of a Simplified Wood Gas Generator for Fueling Internal Combustion Engines in a Petroleum Emergency</a>
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<a href=”https://www.motherearthnews.com/store/product/wood-gas-generator-blueprint” target=”_blank”>Wood Gas Generator Blueprint</a>
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<a href=”http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/WoodGas/” target=”_blank”>Yahoo Wood Gas discussion group</a>
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<em>John Rockhold is a green car enthusiast and Contributing Editor for </em>MOTHER EARTH NEWS<em>. Find him on </em>
<a title=”Google+” href=”https://plus.google.com/115685506254736536488/” target=”_blank” rel=”author”>Google+</a>.</p>