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Day Three – Colby, KS to Aspen, CO

Another crazy day!!!!  Up very early to get a good jump on the day.  So early, in fact, that when all of the teams were packed and ready to go – it was still dark!!!!!  So, we all went to breakfast and visited for a while and waited for daylight.  The Stealth took off, and [...]

Day Two – Lincoln, NE to Colby, KS

CRAZY DAY!!!!!  Jay and Jesse got up early to have the broken engine mount repaired.  After taking it to a welder, Jay pulled in to the parking lot of the hotel, literally dragging the trailer – axle bearings were out on one side, having melted to the axle.  Jay and Jesse had to grind off [...]

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Day One - Knoxville, IA to Lincoln, NE

Day One – Knoxville, IA to Lincoln, NE

Day One – Knoxville, Iowa The day started early, and after we said our goodbyes to our wonderful hosts, we headed over to the Sprint Car race track.  All three cars lined up on the track, and with the wave of the green flag by the mayor, they were off!  They all took a couple [...]

Update From the Road

Update From the Road

After arriving late last Friday night through blinding rain, we met the other guys involved in the Rally Green – Dave Hudson and Bill  Buchholz, Bob Colbert, our host for the events of the weekend, and Ned and Jan Pearson – a wonderful couple that gave us apartments to stay in for the weekend.  After visiting for a [...]

On the Road With Rally Green

On the Road With Rally Green

Friday August 13, 2010 After much tweaking, packing, checking everything, loading, checking things again, and again, we left Erin, TN and headed to Knoxville, IA.  The day went fairly well until we crossed over into Iowa where we soon encountered multiple severe storms.  The rain was so heavy at times, we could hardly see the road, and had to [...]

Thousands of $$$ of Lithium Batteries are Trashed on the Stealth!

Thousands of $$$ of Lithium Batteries are Trashed on the Stealth!

After trying to work out the problems time after time with the lithium batteries, and spending 100′s of hours in remodeling to fit in more and more batteries over the last six months now, and, with less than a week before we leave, I made the decision to trash thousands of dollars spent on Lithium [...]

Inventor Drives for United Way

Inventor Drives for United Way

   BY MARK HICKS • THE LEAF-CHRONICLE •  August 12, 2010  Tri-Hybrid Stealth is a bit of a contradiction in terms since the homemade, high-mileage vehicle will be used to raise green awareness and promote the United Way. The odd-looking, three-wheeled machine is intended to draw attention primarily to the dependence on foreign oil and American’s resistance to change. “This country’s dependence on foreign oil [...]

Training and Drive Train Reconfiguration!

Training and Drive Train Reconfiguration!

Sorry I haven’t had an update in a week and a half. I’ve been so involved with the news, planning with the United Way, training,  reconfiguring the drive train, and one other surprise aspect of the ‘STEALTH”, I feel I’ve hardly slept in a week. I’ll have a drive train update for you in a [...]

News Channel 5 Interview

News Channel 5 Interview

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE VIDEO   By Brent Frazier  NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Like any boy with a curious mind, Jay Perdue has fond memories of being inquisitive as a child. He removed the engine in his model train set and placed it in a much less speed worthy Barbie Dream Car.  Perdue was laying the [...]