Monthly Archives: April 2009

How the EPA helps you to go Green by making Green (Older Vehicles need no Certification remix)

For over a year I have been researching CNG Automotive Conversions and their relationship with the EPA. Over that period of time I heard “all CNG Conversions needed to be EPA Certified” or they were illegal. At that point I started thinking that an EPA inspector was around every corner and that at any moment one would pop out from under a rock holding a badge and shout “you are under arrest”. Then I got real, if the EPA was so concerned with “tampering” why are they not busting all the Import tuners and other gross polluters? Well the simple fact is that the EPA has bigger fish to fry like American Honda Motor Company see below: Continue reading

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CNG WARS Part 2: Battling the Empire

Jack the Giant Killer brought hope to the CNG Community again by breaking down some of the Urban Myths that surrounded CNG conversions. The Highway Patrol had believed the Urban Myth that EPA Certification guaranteed that a CNG install was … Continue reading

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Unraveling the EPA Code Following the Money Trail By Jim Younkin

For the longest time I have been wondering why there was so much talk about and emphasis on EPA Certified Conversions. They would say that EPA Certification was the only “legal” way to convert to CNG. This refrain always seemed to come from those who actually sold or installed EPA conversions themselves. Everyone told me it was a money thing. They said”follow the money”. Let’s attempt to do that.
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CNG Wars:The Legend of Jack

2008 was an epic year for CNG enthusiasts in Utah. At first things looked good but soon things turned bad. Just when almost all hope was lost our hero, Jack McIntyre appeared. Continue reading

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