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About mike6024

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  1. I pay 20 cents per KWH baseline. So if I use more and go over my baseline my rate would go up. But the $1.16 per KWH quoted above is way off base, unrealistically high. But another interesting way to look at this would to to figure how much electrical generating capacity (power plants, solar, etc.) would be needed to replace the gasoline burned. You can do this by converting the energy in a gallon of gas into kilowatt-hours and multiplying by the number of gallons burned in a day (in the US or in your home state or whatever) then dividing by 24 hours in a day to get the total kilowatts of generating capacity that would need to be added to the electrical system. it would be huge. One gallon of gas burned gives 33.70 KWH. You would need 33.7 KWH of electrical energy to replace that gallon of gas you do not burn. Slightly less if you figure the electric motor in the electric car is more efficient. One gallon of gas has 115,000 BTU's of energy. And 1 BTU equals 0.000293 KWH. Or you could say 1 KWH = 3,412 BTU's. And with solar it's much worse because a 5 KW home solar system does not give you 5 KW for the 24 hours in a day. It can only put out 5 KW for about 6 hours on a sunny day, making it effectively about only a 1.25 KW system.
  2. Forum New Look

    This will come in handy in case you identify a fellow forum member and'd like to say, "hey sweetie, want to be my valentine?" The more pedestrian "like symbol" used by facebook pales in comparison.
  3. Mack auction company

    https://www.globalauctionguide.com/saskatchewan-auctions/gervais-family-farm-wheels-museum-lifetime-collection-s-415349.html No inventory list yet. I'd like to get one of the Stage Coaches.
  4. strange situation

    I suppose the wife would rather have the purchase price refunded. Offer to her to sell it again at a discount and give her that money if she consents.
  5. Forum New Look

    Clearing the cache did not work for me, the image associated with the "like button" still does not display. Could be for any number of reasons, old browser, old operating system, etc. There, at least apparently, is supposed to be a small image associated with the like button. What's it look like anyway?
  6. Call Breeda for more information 508-944-2108, same person in the CL ad http://myclassicgarage.com/marketplace/cars/all/Ford-Victoria/173054/media/2729288 1956 Ford Victoria $35,000
  7. Saw these older working vehicles today....

    I really like those early vans. The modern MiniVan is a poor substitute.
  8. Antique car Insurance

    AAA will not send out an enclosed trailer to tow you for free. Glad you got it home safe. What happened to the Darrin that it needed to be towed ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
  9. New owner of a 1958 Citroen 2CV Van

    Introduce the starting handle into the orifice - The starting handle is placed in the boot. To use it, open the bonnet and introduce the handle into orifice (1) of the front grille until it engages in the fan pulley. Turn it clockwise by half turns, upwards. Do not forget to keep the handbrake on and to position the gear change lever in neutral. Identification Manufacturer's plate - Under the bonnet on the scuttle panel, right-hand side. Stamped mark - On the R.H. front sidemember of the platform. Engine plate - On the engine housing, right-hand side. Weights - Curb weight 585 kg 1289 lbs http://www.2cvsrus.com/restoration/user_manual/pages_e/page_e42.htm Valve gear Clearance at rockers (engine cold) Inlet: 0.15 to 0.20 mm (0.006 to 0.008 in) Clearance at rockers (engine cold) Exhaust: 0.15 to 0.20 mm (0.006 to 0.008 in) Cylinders 2, flat opposed Bore 74 mm Stroke 70 mm Ignition Static advance setting 8° engine Sparking plugs: Standard fitting AC 42F - BOSCH W 225 T 1 - BOSCH W5 A - EYQUEM 755 - FIRESTONE F 32 P - CHAMPION L 85 - MARCHAL 35 - MARELLI CW 7N Electrode gap 0.65 to 0.75 mm (0.025 to 0.029in) Tires - MICHELIN 125-15 X Sparking plugs: AC 42 F - Bosch W 225 T 1 - Bosch W 5 A - Eyquem 755 - Marchal 35 - Marelli CW 7 N - Firestone F 32 P - Champion L 85. Electrode gap: 0.65 to 0.75 mm (0.025 to 0.029 in). This is for a newer model though, larger engine, 600cc instead of 425 like this subject vehicle so proceed with caution when using this information. Lots of info there!
  10. New owner of a 1958 Citroen 2CV Van

    It is ideal for delivering your French baguettes around your quaint little hamlet. You do have a bakery and live in a hamlet, don't you?
  11. Antique car Insurance

    Do you have a AAA membership? AAA CLASSIC 56 per year 5 Miles of FREE Towing Select AAA Class AAA PLUS $91 per year 100 Miles of FREE Towing Select AAA Plus AAA PREMIER 119 per year 200 Miles of FREE TowingSelect AAA Premier
  12. New owner of a 1958 Citroen 2CV Van

    furgoneta - 425cc two cylinder -
  13. 1931 ford tudor as a daily driver

    How about a truck? Swap a 2.3 mustang engine with automatic into this one. It does not run currently and the price reflects that. It's in Portland. 1929 ford model A - $4800, or best offer, Phone - (509) 948-3981 https://portland.craigslist.org/grg/cto/d/ford-model/6224423538.html
  14. Looky what I bought. - NOT!

    The KMA campgrounds are a definite cut above the KOA campgrounds; give it a whirl.
  15. Looky What I Found Now!

    A front wheel drive Commander apparently, 1933 Studebaker Commander 8 (Aledo) , 1933 Model 73 , cylinders: 8 cylinders, drive: fwd https://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/cto/d/studebaker-commander/6205833242.html No, rear wheel drive according to this one, 1933 Studebaker Commander 8 (Aledo), drive: rwd https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/cto/d/studebaker-commander/6218422952.html