Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Adelaide South Australia
The thing I don’t understand with all of this why there appears to be little talk about hydrogen powered internal combustion engined cars. It seems the obvious solution to me. There is a lot of money being put into fuel cell technology using hydrogen, so if they can store the gas for that safely in a vehicle, then why not put a tank in a petrol powered car? As far as I know it doesn’t take a lot of modification to make normal engines run on the stuff. Is this a case of engineers preferring to work on big, complicated designs in order to exercise their brain cells and get large grants and pay packets, rather than something more simple. Looking on the bright side, perhaps enterprising people will develop hydrogen conversions for older cars anyway and we can continue driving them without causing pollution. Hydrogen powered IC engines wouldn’t require dozens of expensive heavy metal batteries either, so they would be far better for the environment to my way of thinking.
2010 159 ti 1750 TBI sedan (red).
2004 GT 3.2 V6 (Stromboli Grey).
2008 159 TI Sportwagon 2.4 JTDM (Stromboli Grey).
1987 75 3 litre (red). My first 75 and now my son's.
2000 156 2 litre Twin Spark, ( Cosmos Blu metallic), my daughter's car.
2000 156 Monza Twin Spark, (Cosmos Blue metallic), son’s girlfiend’s car.
1999 GTV 3 litre 24 valve V6, metallic black, (son’s new car).
1988 Range Rover Classic Highline 3.9 V8
1989 75 3 litre, written off by runaway van.
1990 75 3 litre Potenziata (black), now sold & living in Newcastle NSW.
1990 75 3 litre Potenziata (grey, sadly deceased due to fire).
1982 GTV 2 litre, red, (daughter's first Alfa)
2 x 1992 164s, (1 red, 1 grey).
2 x 1988 33s, (both red).
1985 GTV 2 litre, (white).
Last edited by oz3litre; 10-19-2017 at 08:30 PM.