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Installation FAQs

  • CNG Conversion Process

    A typical installation for any given vehicle will take 3-4 days without any unforeseen complications. The earlier you set your appointment before the installation date, the better. This gives us time to make sure we have all of the necessary components in stock for your make and model. We also offer a pickup and delivery service for your convenience.

  • CNG Safety
    Yes, CNG is stored in a bulletproof cylinder comprised of steel and/or very strong polymers. These are mounted to withstand an 80 mph crash and 8Gs of force in all directions. Gasoline tanks are formed out of a very thin sheet metal and are much more subject to leaks, which can dangerously pool up. CNG is lighter than air and dissipates if a leak occurs. Most all home and business heating and cooking appliances utilize Natural Gas because of safety, dependability and cost-effectiveness. Natural Gas is the safest, cheapest, cleanest burning, and most abundant fuel available in the market today.
  • Vehicles that Can Be Converted to CNG
    With our HYBRID conversion technology any four, six, or eight cylinder gasoline car, van, SUV, or truck can be successfully equipped for operation of HYBRID BI-FUEL (CNG or gasoline) regardless of mileage. Don’t settle for a CNG vehicle that you don’t care for. The conversion can be done on any vehicle you'd prefer to drive and the benefits and cost savings will be the same.
  • How Long Does the CNG Conversion System Last
    Since our conversion systems are properly installed by a CSA Certified installer, they will, if maintained, outlast most any vehicle. The tanks however do have a limited life span. Twenty year tanks are suggested as a minimum.
  • CNG Not Harmful To The Engine
    Not at all. In fact, the use of CNG can extend the life of the engine. This is due to the clean combustion of CNG and the fact that no carbon is generated during combustion. The engine components and oil are not subject to the contamination produced by using gasoline or diesel.
  • CNG Does Not Remove Gasoline Tank
    No, not on our HYBRID BI-FUEL system. The CNG system uses its own storage tank, usually mounted in the cargo area or underneath the vehicle, depending on available space and the driver or owner's preference.
  • Return CNG Vehicle to Gasoline
    Yes, our system can be removed at any time without affecting the gasoline system. Usually the only time this is sought is when the vehicle owner wants to sell the vehicle and feels he/she could not recover the conversion cost with the sale. It might also be done in cases where the owner would like to reinstall the system on a new vehicle. Our conversion is a totally standalone system, meaning it is totally separate and does not use or require any portion of the OEM components. We utilize a fully programmable ECM (onboard computer), and this technology allows programming for any four, six, or eight cylinder engine.
  • No Negative Effects From CNG Conversion System
    Not if the installation is completed and inspected by qualified and certified installers and inspectors. No need for concern. Our founder and owner Randy Catlett has worked in the alternative fuel arena since for over 25 years. We only install state of the art systems and equipment that you can depend on.
  • CNG can Switch To Gasoline While in Operation
    Yes, with our conversion you have a fuel gauge, with a touch on – touch off switch conveniently located on the instrument panel. This can be done at any time during operation. However most times it is not used, as all CNG-gasoline switching is done automatically and seamlessly.
  • CNG Car Mileage and Performance
    CNG is rated at 130 octane and gasoline is rated at 85-90 octane. Our conversion technology allows precise distribution, giving each cylinder the same amount of energy in CNG as it gets from gasoline. The performance will remain almost identical, with just 3% variation. The driver can expect a 20% increase ( +/-) in fuel mileage, as the higher quality CNG provides more saving.
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