Even after reading this article
, I'm still not sure about the physics of this device. But one thing is clear.
"Popular Science tested one of the J.C. Whitney Octa-Ganes in 1968 and reported a drop in fuel mileage and power when using it."
Original ad here.
How refreshingly charming to find a young lady who is also a gearhead.
Original article here.
, curiously enough, makes no mention of this brush with fame.
Megan Campbell's parked car was hit by a van driven by a city worker, so now she wants the city to pay for the damages. Sounds reasonable. But Campbell was the city worker driving the van that hit her own car. The city is reviewing the incident. [twincities.com
I'm pretty sure Chuck has posted about similar cases in the past. So perhaps this kind of thing is no longer weird?
A woman in San Francisco recently drove for blocks with a parking officer sprawled on the hood of her car. Numerous people recorded the strange scene. More details at hoodline.com
Calling this "news" is highly generous.
Caution: many, many swears.