Alcohol Can Be a Gas!: Fueling an Ethanol Revolution for the 21st Century


For about the price of a tankful of gas, you'll learn:

  • How to make alcohol from a variety of available materials - for about 47 cents a gallon!
  • How to organize a profitable, driver-controlled, neighborhood alcohol fuel station.
  • Ways to convert your gas engine to E-85 or 100% alcohol for as little as $50.
  • ...
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For about the price of a tankful of gas, you'll learn:

  • How to make alcohol from a variety of available materials - for about 47 cents a gallon!
  • How to organize a profitable, driver-controlled, neighborhood alcohol fuel station.
  • Ways to convert your gas engine to E-85 or 100% alcohol for as little as $50.
  • How to beat oil companies by operating your own small alcohol fuel company.
  • How to get 61 cents a gallon federal ethanol tax credits refunded to you as cash.
  • How to correctly fill out the permit that legally allows you to make 200-proof moonshine fuel.
  • And much, much more!

Alcohol Can Be A Gas! is the most comprehensive text on alcohol fuel production and use ever written. It's a complete tool kit for farmers, contractors, alternative energy users, mechanics, people concerned with climate change or Peak Oil, and anyone who thinks they're paying too much for fuel.

Would you be surprised to know:

  • Detroit has made flexible-fuel alcohol cars for sale in the U.S. since 1994.
  • You can fill up on alcohol at more than 1200 stations in the U.S.
  • Your gasoline car can already use at least 50% ethanol without modification.
  • Brazil runs 50% of it's cars on straight alcohol.
  • Ethanol is liquid solar energy, and we can reverse global warming by switching to alcohol fuel.
  • Alcohol is 105 octane, as good as the best racing or aviation fuels.
  • You can inexpensively generate your home's heating, cooling, cooking, and electricity needs with alcohol.

Alcohol Can Be A Gas! gives every reader the power to take back control of energy from oil companies. This book is packed with actual experiences, proven data, practical designs, and great stories. It also provides the nitty-gritty details needed to fuel a revolution of small businesses prepared to exploit the market opportunities around ecological fuel production.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780979043772
  • Publisher: International Institute for Ecological Agriculture
  • Publication date: 11/1/2007
  • Pages: 591
  • Sales rank: 379,306
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.60 (d)

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  • Posted March 20, 2010

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    this is THE bible of alcohol topics across the board... thick... and sold by the pound

    i jumped to the auto conversion topics from carburetors to fuel injection... to computerized control and timing advancement. i learned more about automotive design theory... i have written down my questions for followup with my mechanic guru

    i then started with the beginning and learned about the properties of alcohol and creation of alcohol from various sources and economics

    i am a long time veggie gardener and was against corn based alcohol... corn is one of the most destructive crops to the soil... the simplest of economics were against us as food consumers in the increased demand and reduced supply

    the advances into mold looks the most promising... i got a better basics foundation

    i loved everything i found out and wrote down my questions for further research... the back of the book even mentions follow up info seminar groups from BLUME... i will be checking these out too

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