Author Archives: Jim Younkin

The Plain Truth About CNG Conversions in the United States

The Plain Truth About CNG Conversions in the United States The CNG industry in the United States is unique, to say the least. Over the past 6 years, due to the high cost of gasoline and the low cost of … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions about CNG Conversions

Frequently Asked Questions about CNG Conversions Q. Do I get the same fuel mileage on CNG? A. The mileage will be close, the sequential systems get the best fuel mileage since they are the most tunable. Q. How many gallons … Continue reading

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The ABC’s of CNG, Converters vs Bureaucrats

The ABC’s of CNG, Converters vs Bureaucrats During the summer of 2008 it seemed to come on me all at once, even though there was a gradual learning curve as to what is was the simplicity of the solution seemed … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck’s 75 Survival Tips

Source: GBTV Buy Farm Land Grow your own food. Live near people and begin to make alliances of skills (barter). Live near farm land. Electronics Free Paper copies of important documents Know where your deeds are. Take them in emergency … Continue reading

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CNG Kits for Sale (a discussion of CNG Systems)

YounkinCNG and Alternative Fuel Connection are now selling CNG Systems manufactured by RedgasCNG and Electrodiel to bring you the most affordable and proven Aspirated CNG systems available for your vehicle, we also carry Autogas Sequential Injection systems. To Order or … Continue reading

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The EPA and CNG Conversions: A Brief History

CNG (compressed natural gas) conversions in the U.S. are very small compared to other countries in the world, we have over 300,000,000 vehicles in the United States but only around 120,000 vehicles have been converted to CNG. The first wave … Continue reading

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CNG Conversions and the Regulation Hammer

Is the CNG Conversion industry being hit too hard by the Regulation Hammer? One of the biggest concerns people have about converting to natural gas is the cost and the legality of the conversion. The cost varies depending on the … Continue reading

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Converting to CNG Is A Good Thing

Talk about a complete disconnect from reality why is it that so many CNG enthusiasts spout the wonderful virtues of CNG like how it is the bridge fuel to the future, how it will get us off foreign oil, bla … Continue reading

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US CNG Conversions Still Going Nowhere Fast

U.S. CNG conversions still going nowhere fast. So the price of gas goes up and everyone wants to jump on the CNG Bandwagon, the investors, the dreamers, the educators, the regulators, the politicians, the everyday driver and the list goes … Continue reading

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The Problem with Doing Aftermarket CNG Conversion in the United States

There isn’t really anything that technical about converting a vehicle to Natural Gas but in the United States there are so few conversion shops and CNG suppliers that just getting the Kits and some understandable instructions can be a major … Continue reading

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