Crazy PVC Pipe Ridden Mercury Runs on Wood

Crazy PVC Pipe Ridden Mercury Runs on Wood

This is not a normal Mercury. While that is obvious due to the idiotic looking mess of PVC pipes, what isn't obvious is the fuel source. Wood pellets are fermented in a 2,400 degree furnace and then the gasses from the furnace are burned in a Ford V8. It apparently even has an output that is very close to the normal, gas-burning Merc. The best part, however, is that the designer calls this the Mercury Beaver XR-7.

[via Autoblog via Translogic]

Tags: mercury, ford, eco-car, green-car, wood-burning-car, green-mercury
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