Alternative Fuels: A Coke and Mentos Powered Car

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Mon, Jun 14th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

When Coke and Mentos breath mints are mixed together, Coke will bubble and shoot up in the air: that's nothing new to all of us; however, these guys claim that they've harnessed that power to run the Rocket car. The vehicle, created by Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz of Buckfield, features a utility trailer at the rear and a modified bike at the front. The power from the chemical reaction has been harnessed, and very well harnessed, to roll the Rocket Car out of a hangar to a distance mark of 221 feet.

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