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Old 10-08-2013, 02:34 PM
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"Can You Run A Car Off Your Own Fat Ass?"

This could be the premise for an excellent horror movie.
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The real innovation here is the LipoBelt™. It's a strong belt made out of compressive elastics that houses a solenoid-actuated, telescoping liposuction cannula, along with a small solenoid-actuated syringe to inject a local anesthetic. You'd simply position the belt so the 'action area' was over the area of your fuel/fat storage, belt it in place, and activate it.

A small suction pump under the seat, powered by an inverter off the engine, would pump out the fat into the storage vessel. A timer that the driver can set will automatically stop the lipo procedure to prevent over-liposuctioning. When done, the cannula retracts back into its housing, and the driver (or passenger — the belt will be on a hose that allows use by anyone in the car)can remove the belt at their earliest convenience.P

The fat is introduced into the fuel system as soon as possible, to minimize the amount of fat that needs to be stored. Ideally, the fat is burned as it is removed, with the storage vessel only used for overflow. This will help keep the car legal, as the evidence of human fat will be burned as the car is driven as much as possible. Plus, if it's your own fat, who's going to tell?
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Old 10-15-2013, 06:15 AM
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awhile back I read about a suction Doctor in L.A. making and using biodiesel from suctioned fat.
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Old 10-15-2013, 10:46 AM
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you'd definitely need to have SLS in your vehicle, if you intended to run any distance with an appropriate size fuel source.
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Old 10-15-2013, 09:43 PM
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Oh my.
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Old 11-17-2013, 10:34 PM
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Old 11-25-2013, 10:06 AM
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It can be done. But not in the manner described in the "Lipobelt" literature.


Using thermal depolymerization, a 175-pound man would provide 38 pounds of oil, 7 pounds of gas, and 7 pounds of minerals, as well as 123 pounds of sterilized water.

38 pounds is a little over 5 gallons of oil. So you would have to pick up a new hitch hiker every 120 to 150 miles depending on your miles per person.

When I first read the article on thermal depolymerization I was glad Hitler did not have that technology.

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Why use an inverter to power the suction? The vacuum pump should give you 23" Hg minimum if the brakes are safe.
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