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 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles 1951 Rover Jet 1 Gas Turbine Car
In 1951, the Rover company experimented with a gas turbine-driven roadster. It was a simple cycle machine (non-regernative cycle) and thus suffered for its gas mileage. Later models used a heat exchanger to recover the exhaust heat to pre-heat the gases going into the combustor. This concept improved mileage considerably.
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles 1950s Era Gas Turbine Cars
Rover company experimented with gas turbine-driven cars in the 1950s and 1960s.
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles 1959 Plymouth Gas Turbine Cars
Chrysler experimented with a gas turbine sedan in the late 1950s.
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles 1964 Rover BRM Lemans Gas Turbine Car
The Rover BRM was raced this car successfully at Le Mans in 1964 (simple cycle). It ran respectably. This introduced many possiblities that later improved with a regenerative racer in 1965. A video of the races can be purchased from a supplier in England. We have a copy at our PAL-Amsterdam facility.
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles 1967 INDY Gas Turbine Car
This 1967 Studebaker STP Special was built by Andy Granatelli. The side engine racer was driven by Parnelli Jones. In the 200 mile race (500 miles) at The Brickyard, Car #40 lead 171 laps. On the 197th lap, it suffered a gear box failure ($6.00 part) and eventually finished sixth. What might have been the impact on automobiles had the gas turbine-driven car actually won the race? You can see the racer in the museum in Indianapolis. The next year, "the powers that be" changed the rules to make the use of the gas turbine untenable in INDY car racing.
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles Funny Vehicles
Up load your funniest vehicle photos here. I'm sure you have them tucked away in folders.
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles Vintage MG Car Racing
 
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles FEP Guys Like Motorcycles Too!
FEP guys like motorcycles too. Even some strange ones.
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles WrenchVideo
 
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles Rocket-powerd Wheelchair
When you need to arrive early to the party, try this mode of travel!
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles Long Haul to FEDC in Schenectady, NY
John Garrett (FEP-1075) drove his '40 Dodge to the FEP. It was a 35-year old vehicle!
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles Weird Modes of Transportation
Some people just can't stand NOT to modify their modes of transport. Some must be Field Engineers.
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles It's a Male Thing
Men are so predictable.
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles Beware: Crack on the Highway!
The things you see driving home from work on I-95. Crack can be dangerous!
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles Road Rage (A Video)
An impatient field engineer, sporting his new convertible one top-down day, encounters the utlimate revenge from a senior citizen pedestrian. Watch it, buster!
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles The Story of Dave Lucier's 1950 MGTD Racer, The Hogwarts Special
Dave Lucier's 1950 MGTD is converted into a supercharged SCCA racer.
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles PAL-sponsored MG Race Cars
 
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles Pond And Lucier Race Team & Hogwarts Special
The Hogwarts Special: A 1950 Supercharged MGTD racer owned by Dave Lucier and driven by Kim Graff. It ran in its maiden race on September 11, 2004. Kim won that race, beating 11 other cars in the "T Class" at Watkins Glen. A far more positive reason to rememeber this date!
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles 1950 MGTD Racer (Hogwarts Special) - Dave Lucier
Based on our research, this car was built at the MG factory in December, 1950. It is "eroneously" registered as a 1951 in NY State. It is raced as a '50 MGTD, super charged to qualify for special exemptions. Its maiden race was on September 11, 2004. It won its first race, beating 11 other cars in its class. Yes, 9/11 will be a day we'll always remember, but this time for positive reasons.
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles Lucas, Prince of Darkness
Joseph Lucas (1834 - 1903) was dubbed the Prince of Darkness. His motto: "A Gentleman does not motor about after dark."
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles Redesigned VW Front End
The Volkswagen has a redesigned front end of its famous Beetle. It now has move a a "beaver" look. Please open the hood.
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles Classic Excuses for Auto Accidents (Field Engineers Lie!)
Some famous excuses given to insurance companies for car accidents:
 Our Favorite Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles You can Tell an FEP by his/her license plate
It is estimated that, at any given time, 15% of all motorists are drunk. So how do we explain the other 85%? It has to do with their state of origin. And just as Wisconsin cops watch license plate tags to ensure that all visiting Illinois cars get tickets, you can prepare your Labor Day motoring responses by checking plates and acting accordingly. We think FEP grads fit the bill as typical drivers from these states:
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