300HP ride

Any videos that don't fit into the above categories
User avatar
Stef
Posts: 1031
Joined: Tue Sep 12, 2006 11:42 am
Location: Brittany, Europe

Re: 300HP ride

Postby Stef » Fri Oct 08, 2010 3:00 am

All I can say is that the French army doesn't use that red wine as a fuel for the tanks: it's all for the crew :P
In principio erat spamum

User avatar
housil
Moderator
Posts: 4837
Joined: Tue Oct 24, 2006 7:04 am
Location: Germany, Bavaria
Contact:

Re: 300HP ride

Postby housil » Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:28 am

Our Bundeswehr vehikles (tanks and trucks) have "multi-fuel" engines means, they run with "everything" that may burn. We learnd our lesson of WW2 :wink:

Even my 1986 Iltis runs with all kinds of gas (except Diesel)

biscuits brown
Posts: 614
Joined: Thu Aug 20, 2009 4:58 pm
Location: London, United Kingdom

Re: 300HP ride

Postby biscuits brown » Fri Oct 08, 2010 11:45 am

Rt, the challenger 2 runs on a 1200 hp diesel, the warrior has a 550 hp Perkins/RR condor.
Diesel.

Cracker
Posts: 851
Joined: Sun Jul 12, 2009 7:56 pm
eBay name: tedtielemans
Location: Eindhoven, the Netherlands
Contact:

Re: 300HP ride

Postby Cracker » Sat Oct 09, 2010 11:42 am

The diesels also run on Kerosene..
In fact.. on some bases they only use kerosene. (to help with logistics)

Kerosene is also quite (housil how do you say ähnlich in english?) "similar? " to Diesel..
I think even normal dieselengines will run on kerosine.
Sure, someone may one day kill me with my own gun.
But they'll have to beat me to death with it because it's empty.

A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.

biscuits brown
Posts: 614
Joined: Thu Aug 20, 2009 4:58 pm
Location: London, United Kingdom

Re: 300HP ride

Postby biscuits brown » Sat Oct 09, 2010 1:28 pm

You mean Esso blue (or pink) paraffin? :D

It reminds me of when I was little living in Southend. My grandmother used to use Valor paraffin heaters in the house. I used to be allowed to fill up the tanks. The paraffin smell takes me back 4 decades. :)

4082901192_e736c8f75c.jpg

rationtin440
Posts: 1141
Joined: Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:53 am
Location: occupied territories, new england

Re: 300HP ride

Postby rationtin440 » Sat Oct 09, 2010 6:07 pm

Thanks guys, those replies answered my questions :) I seem to recall a movie made in the 1970s or 80s about ww2 where the Wehrmacht was trying to develop a synthetic fuel which did not require as much petroleum if any. Although the movie was fiction I seem to recall it being based on documents and plans that the allies recovered. Of course the most ridiculous "fact based" movie I've seen to date has to be "Outpost"----I just cannot quite believe that the Nazi's were experimenting with worm-holes and other dimensions.

User avatar
Bypah
Posts: 1628
Joined: Mon May 26, 2008 8:44 pm
Location: Oklahoma, Tornado alley

Re: 300HP ride

Postby Bypah » Sat Oct 09, 2010 11:23 pm

rationtin440 wrote:Just curious housil and biscuits brown, do you know if German and British IFVs or tanks are capable of using different kinds of fuel as our American M-1 Abrams tanks can? I don't believe the Soviets ever adopted this system but I may be wrong.


Russian T-72's ,T-80's tank engines are multifuel. Most of them use the GTD-1250 Gas-Turbine engine capable of using diesel,kerosene,gasoline and any type of combustible mixture.
The T-90 engine,the V-84MS 618kW is also a multifuel diesel one. :wink:
8)
"Live long and prosper..."

rationtin440
Posts: 1141
Joined: Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:53 am
Location: occupied territories, new england

Re: 300HP ride

Postby rationtin440 » Mon Oct 11, 2010 6:38 pm

Thanks for reply Bypah! I recall the briefings we received at my national guard unit during the cold war, and we were told that the chronic alcohol issues withing the Soviet Army were to the point that armor crews were siphoning brake fluids and even fuel and mixing it with other stuff and drinking it. I'm not sure how true it was but I could not imagine being that bored, cold, or in need of a drink in the field, and with the Soviet Union's reputation for strict and brutally enforced discipline in its military, how well it would even be tolerated. Anyone here with medical training like housil please chime in with their thoughts, because from what I know the fuels and vehicle fluids are pretty universally poisonous and cannot be made safe to drink.

User avatar
Bypah
Posts: 1628
Joined: Mon May 26, 2008 8:44 pm
Location: Oklahoma, Tornado alley

Re: 300HP ride

Postby Bypah » Mon Oct 11, 2010 10:20 pm

rationtin440 wrote:Thanks for reply Bypah! I recall the briefings we received at my national guard unit during the cold war, and we were told that the chronic alcohol issues withing the Soviet Army were to the point that armor crews were siphoning brake fluids and even fuel and mixing it with other stuff and drinking it. I'm not sure how true it was but I could not imagine being that bored, cold, or in need of a drink in the field, and with the Soviet Union's reputation for strict and brutally enforced discipline in its military, how well it would even be tolerated. Anyone here with medical training like housil please chime in with their thoughts, because from what I know the fuels and vehicle fluids are pretty universally poisonous and cannot be made safe to drink.


"During the Cold War, the Soviet Army was constantly having to guard against its soldiers drinking the brake fluid from vehicles... " :shock: http://collateraldamage.wordpress.com/category/vodka/

Here is another link. :roll:
http://www.osaarchivum.org/files/holdin ... 5-56.shtml

For a moment I thought it was a Cold War Western propaganda or a joke ,but is the brutal truth. :oops: :roll:
although the last link is from a propaganda broadcast from RADIO FREE EUROPE /RADIO LIBERTY. :wink: Sso it WAS WESTERN CAPITALST PROPAGANDA!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: 8)
:mrgreen:
Still the soviets and know the are heavy drinkers....well vodka is goooodddd!!!! :wink:
Dabaii!!!!
:mrgreen:
MoskovskayaLabel.jpg
MoskovskayaLabel.jpg (25.3 KiB) Viewed 1882 times

image013.jpg
Or 100 proof vodka!!!!!
image013.jpg (7.22 KiB) Viewed 1882 times

stolichnaya_100_proof_vodka.jpg

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
"Live long and prosper..."

biscuits brown
Posts: 614
Joined: Thu Aug 20, 2009 4:58 pm
Location: London, United Kingdom

Re: 300HP ride

Postby biscuits brown » Mon Oct 11, 2010 11:41 pm

Baa..mouthwash.

The two great drinks of the world are

mescal.jpg


cast-mescal.jpg
cast-mescal.jpg (10.42 KiB) Viewed 1880 times


And the great

green-fairy.jpg


Is absinthe still illegal in the US btw? :mrgreen: :wink:


Return to “Off-topic or Other Videos”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest