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Old 08-26-2008, 08:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i heard of a lot of people running CNG or propane. which is petter for mileage, power, etc? which fuel is cheaper? what is the process for running them in my truck, what do i need? is it worth it?

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I have CNG on my LMM and have been averaging 30mpg. Public CNG pump in Birmingham $1.36 for GGE.
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i heard of a lot of people running CNG or propane. which is petter for mileage, power, etc? which fuel is cheaper? what is the process for running them in my truck, what do i need? is it worth it?
Those fuels vary widely on their cost and whether or not the local infrastructure even supports automotive CNG. For me, here in the Bluegrass, I ran the numbers and it simply wasn't worth it. But... there are others out where CNG is cheap and easily obtained that are doing very well with it.

Search out Marc Deluca out here in the Propane, Nitrous, & Water Meth section - he sells kits and can tell you all about it. Good luck!
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lets see if we can get Banks in here to answer some questions.


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Unless you buy propane in huge quantities, it is tough to get it cheap enough to save much anymore. CNG is alot cheaper, but more upfront investment is required. If you have no station near you, you can use a compressor if you heat with natural gas. If you don't have it in your home or a station near by, it isn't even an option.

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