[DMCForum] Re: Is my 1968 Caddy a Hybrid?
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[DMCForum] Re: Is my 1968 Caddy a Hybrid?



No, it's a Lincoln wannabe (a Cadillac is a poor man's Lincoln)...

Did you see you made the AP wire Re: the Plymouth time capsule in
Oklahoma?
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/06/16/national/main2938880.shtml?source=RSSattr=U.S._2938880
I was quite surprised to see your name in my hometown newspaper.

Bill Robertson
#5939

>--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Dave Stragand" <dave.stragand@...>
wrote:
>
> Just wondering if I have a hybrid...
> 
>  
> 
> My 8 liter, 1968 Caddy daily driver starts with a small electric motor
> (aka a "starter") that assists the internal combustion motor in ramping
> up to speed.  Once the internal combustion motor is at or above "idle"
> speed, an electric regeneration unit (an "alternating current
> generator", or "alternator") stores electric current in an array (or
> "battery") of electric storage cells to power the electric motor.
> 
>  
> 
> Some definitions I found the web.
> 
>  
> 
> Wikipedia: "A hybrid vehicle or gas-electric hybrid powered vehicle uses
> a mixture of technologies such as internal combustion engines (ICEs),
> electric motors, gasoline, and batteries."
> 
>  
> 
> www.aacog.com/air/Learning/GtoL.htm
> <http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&start=2&oi=define&q=http://www.aacog.com
> /air/Learning/GtoL.htm&usg=AFQjCNG92F74bwhSzvu5YRm3CC0iE4AaaQ>  : "Any
> vehicle is hybrid when it combines two or more sources of power that can
> directly or indirectly provide propulsion power."
> 
>  
> 
> I know my D isn't a hybrid, since the battery always seems to be
> drained...
> 
>  
> 
> -Dave
> 
> 
> 
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>




 
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