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The Tesla S P85D versus Aussie V8 Muscle.

With the battle to be king of the mountain taking place in Bathurst this weekend Car Advice have tested the best of Aussie V8 muscle against the electric wonder car, the Tesla Model S. A car with more torque than a small truck and four wheel drive that transmits all of that instant on electric power to the tarmac with computer precision. This IS the fastest four door sedan available bar none.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the Holden V8 Supercar and Walkinshaw HSV V8 lined up against the silent but deadly Tesla S. Buckle up in the back this is going to be one wild ride down the quarter mile.

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Making Your Own Electric Arc Furnace, DIY Metal Melting Madness…

Grant Thompson the King of Random has ventured into his man shed once more; this time around he has destroyed a microwave and ruined all of the batteries in his house in order to produce one hell of a homemade electric arc furnace. A surprisingly simple DIY project that’s able to melt steel in seconds and reduce stone to liquid lava worthy of any volcano.

Traditionally Electric Arc Furnaces have been large pieces of industrial equipment that process massive amounts of raw material to produce slabs of metal ready to use. It turns out that anyone with access to electricity can have a go at the modern version of alchemy with a only a little know how and a lot of nerve.  Never before has something so simple been so dangerous and handy.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the latest DIY project that allows anyone to turn hardened steel into a pool of fiery liquid. Sit back relax and prepare to be amazed by what can be achieved with stuff you can find around the house. Although it may be hard to explain to the wife what happened to the microwave and where all the batteries went.

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Harley-Davidson goes electric with Project LiveWire…

Harley-Davidson have this week introduced the world to the electric hog, the LiveWire electric motorcycle. Currently a concept bike Project LiveWire is touring America at the moment, gauging the response of enthusiasts all over the country.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the worldwide introduction to the LiveWire, the Harley for the electric generation. Sit back, relax and prepare to toot your own horn a lot.

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