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Forum: Trip Planning 09-14-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
Homemade Propeller bike. ...

Homemade Propeller bike.

http://youtu.be/hBbBAkvnaGI
Forum: Trip Planning 07-17-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
This is a video on how I built the wind turbine...

This is a video on how I built the wind turbine tower on my roof. It only cost about $20 and with a $5 homemade wind turbine it can produce lots of free electricity.

The video also shows the wind...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-17-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
Longdude Thanks for the support. I am...

Longdude

Thanks for the support.

I am designing and building the car in sunny la paz Mexico so its good to be reminded that is rains in all the non desert places of the world.

The wind...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-17-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
In this video I test my larger wind turbine in...

In this video I test my larger wind turbine in the desert by our house. It spins like crazy in a strong wind.

http://youtu.be/146N8MLgTPU
Forum: Trip Planning 05-13-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
This video shows how you can make your own copper...

This video shows how you can make your own copper wind generator coils from garbage electric motors. You can build a wind generator for free and get electricity from the wind for many years.

I...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-11-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
Free Electricity. I built a wind turbine...

Free Electricity.

I built a wind turbine and electric generator out of garbage and got some good power. I will continue to improve the design to get even motor power. This entire generator cost...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-26-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
I built a homemade electric generator out of a...

I built a homemade electric generator out of a magnetic knife rack and a broken motor. Its no very powerful but now I know how to build a powerful one and produce free electricity from the wind.
...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-20-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
I made a how to video on making homemade wood...

I made a how to video on making homemade wood wind turbine blades. They can be built very easily, for a few dollars and be used to produce power from the wind.

http://youtu.be/9a2o7ceGWsM
Forum: Trip Planning 04-17-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
My first DIY wind turbine video is finished. In...

My first DIY wind turbine video is finished. In this video I build wood wind turbine blades and test them out on my roof.

I also build a small metal turbine and create power.
...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-14-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
Today our solar thermal car website is ready. ...

Today our solar thermal car website is ready. There are still a few things to add but almost all the initial info is there. There are 80 pages, lots of pictures and 20,000 words explaining things...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-27-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
When I was 12 years old I built a small car out...

When I was 12 years old I built a small car out of a broken walkman and some garbage. I recently built a replica of that car. Building this car when I was a child really helped spark my love for...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-21-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
Another article was written on my solar thermal...

Another article was written on my solar thermal car. The article covers what I want to do with this project.

http://interestingengineering.com/the-worlds-first-solar-thermal-car/
Forum: Trip Planning 02-19-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
Thanks newb. There was a klr, there still is a...

Thanks newb. There was a klr, there still is a passenger that will soon be my wife, we had plans to go around the world with the KLR but are now designing and building the world first solar thermal...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-18-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
Its alive. The large solar thermal test mirror...

Its alive. The large solar thermal test mirror rotates. A powerful motor rotates the mirror and locks it in position so its on target with the sun. A similar system will be used on the 24 foot...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-10-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
I have successfully pumped oil at 150 degrees...

I have successfully pumped oil at 150 degrees celsius with my homemade oil pump. Now I can install it into my solar thermal car test unit and pump hot oil to boil water and run a stream turbine. ...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-28-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
The homemade solar thermal car hot oil pump...

The homemade solar thermal car hot oil pump works!! In this video I run the pump and show how it works. I also measure the flow rate (which is about 15 litres per minute) and discover that this...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-28-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
Hi John, Things are great here in La Paz. ...

Hi John,

Things are great here in La Paz.

The solar thermal car is coming along nicely. I just finished building a hot oil pump from garbage car parts. It works very well and will be able to...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-12-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
Ace its important that your rent is cheap. Other...

Ace its important that your rent is cheap. Other than that eating cheap is next.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-20-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
For the solar thermal car test unit I am building...

For the solar thermal car test unit I am building an electric hot oil pump out of garbage car parts. Have a look at the video below.

http://youtu.be/tGj8SZALQEw
Forum: Trip Planning 11-27-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
Please have a look at this article that was...

Please have a look at this article that was written about my solar thermal car on the Arduino blog.

http://blog.arduino.cc/2013/11/27/a-diy-solar-thermal-powered-car-in-sunny-la-paz/
Forum: Trip Planning 11-13-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
Test unit will also be used to try heat storage,...

Test unit will also be used to try heat storage, stirling motors and other propulsion.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-13-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
Thanks for the great question. My first test...

Thanks for the great question.

My first test will be with the large test model I am building. Below is a video of the structure and mirror I just completed. In this test unit I will have an oil...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-09-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
In this test I use the small solar thermal car...

In this test I use the small solar thermal car model to compare the temperature with and without glass and trapped air insulation. Half the pipe is in a glass pipe and the other half is not. The...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-06-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
In this solar thermal powered car video I compare...

In this solar thermal powered car video I compare the heat when the model mirror is fixed and automatically sun tracks.

http://youtu.be/b108x4TTgGo
Forum: Trip Planning 11-03-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
On the second day of the solar thermal workshop...

On the second day of the solar thermal workshop one group was able to heat a pipe up to 150c using only cardboard, aluminum foil and the sun. We tested the other units and ensured the focused light...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-02-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
I presented the model of my solar thermal powered...

I presented the model of my solar thermal powered car at the science and engineering exhibition at the University here in La Paz. I was very happy with how many people were interested in the design....
Forum: Trip Planning 10-31-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
In this video I heat up oil to 199 degrees...

In this video I heat up oil to 199 degrees Celsius using only sunlight. A glass tube around the metal pipe allowed focused sun energy in and insulated the pipe by trapping air around it. This shows...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-16-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
Around the world Adventure, short, HD part 4 ...

Around the world Adventure, short, HD part 4

In this video we canoe down the yukon river, camp on islands and help care for native animal at the Yukon Wildlife preserve.
...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-11-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
In this video the first test outside with the...

In this video the first test outside with the solar car mirror model hit 139c.
Also showing how to apply aluminum foil to make a solar power mirror from plywood.
...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-10-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
I still have alot of small scale testing to do. ...

I still have alot of small scale testing to do. I will be making my own hot oil pump and boiler loop. Also a small steam engine.

We are hoping to move to an apartment with a garage in the next...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-09-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
In this video I show how I built the mirror...

In this video I show how I built the mirror support structures for the solar thermal car scale model. Many of these building techniques will be used to build the full scale solar thermal car. The...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-01-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
Solar thermal powered car video part 23, In...

Solar thermal powered car video part 23,
In this video I explain how the solar car will turn into a camper, how the mirror will be covered for high speed aerodynamic travel. I also go over a model...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-30-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
This is the third short, HD video of our trip...

This is the third short, HD video of our trip around the world.

This video is from northern BC at Liard hot springs. This natural hot springs is free and in the middle of the woods. It has...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-28-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
This is a short video of me running my first...

This is a short video of me running my first solar thermal university workshop. The students are building their own solar thermal power units to boil water using sunlight.

...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-25-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
I jump into a super hot, hot spring in Northern...

I jump into a super hot, hot spring in Northern Bc. Liard hot springs is natural and free everyone should go there. Around the world Adventure part 3 has more footage of Liard hot springs.
...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-21-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
In this video I explain how all the pasts of the...

In this video I explain how all the pasts of the solar thermal car work together to power the wheels and propel the car.

Please provide feedback if something doesn't look like it will function...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-18-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
Part 2 of our short, HD around the world travel...

Part 2 of our short, HD around the world travel videos. This video was taken as we road our KLR650 motorcycle across BC Canada

In this video
Chasing a moose off the road, cold mountain river...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-15-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
I am reediting our travel videos to make them...

I am reediting our travel videos to make them nice and HD and short. This is part 1 from last summer traveling by motorcycle from Montreal to BC Canada. Its only 6 minutes please have a look.
...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-14-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
I will be posting all my motorcycle travel videos...

I will be posting all my motorcycle travel videos in a shorter, High def versions. I am currently going through 8 hours and trying to get it down to 1 hour. Part one coming very soon.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-12-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,660
Posted By globalklr650
Solar thermal powered car video 19. In this...

Solar thermal powered car video 19.

In this video I build an assembly jig to make accurate mirror supports.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYcLwIrdUBA&feature=youtube_gdata_player
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