Category Archives: CNG conversions

FAQ from NGV America

Even though I may not agree with everything in the FAQ’s below I believe NGV answers many questions that would-be CNG Converters are asking. Source: http://www.ngvc.org/pdfs/FAQs_Converting_to_NGVs.pdf Q Why are people converting their vehicles? A The rising cost of gasoline is prompting … Continue reading

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Anyone Can Destroy But Few Can Build

“It works a magic to look upon distance. Some people can’t abide it, bigness makes them feel small, instead of offering a challenge. Big country can breed big men. There is knowledge in the muscles of a workman that goes … Continue reading

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Doing CNG in America 2011 – The Battle Between CNG, Hybrids and Electrics

Doing CNG in America 2011, the battle between CNG, Hybrids and Electrics As the price of gasoline continues to climb the only silver lining is that CNG conversions will pick up again as our pocketbooks get pinched every time we … Continue reading

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A Letter From Marty About New Regulations

The price of natural gas has went down to $1.25 here in Utah and the price of gasoline continues to hover around $2.80. CNG conversions have been on the back burner but there is still progress being made. Recently sent … Continue reading

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Who’s afraid of the Big Bad EPA Wolf II

Who is afraid of the Big Bad EPA Wolf II (taking on the tampering question) Like any other industry the Compressed Natural Gas Industry has evolved over time. Any country that has a significant number of CNG vehicles has, as … Continue reading

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Comments on New Proposed AFV EPA Regulations

From new EPA regulations for AFV’s, I will add my comments in bold, EPA has long recognized vehicle alteration for the purpose of clean alternative fuel conversion as a special case because while improperly designed or installed conversions can increase … Continue reading

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Governor Herberts Letter to EPA concerning HB 70

Here is a letter sent by Amanda Smith Utah DEQ to EPA in response to their letter concerning HB70, I transcribed it, Jim 801 427 2284 Department of Environmental Quality State of Utah Amanda Smith Executive Director March 3 2010 … Continue reading

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Governor Herbert Signs HB 70

On March 26th Utah’s Governor Herbert Signed HB 70 which provides for easier safety and emission testing for New CNG conversions in Utah. Thanks to all who helped to move this groundbreaking Bill forward.

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Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad (EPA) Wolf

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad (EPA) Wolf After several meetings with the EPA along with my own research and numerous discussions with others in the CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) Conversion Industry, I have come to the conclusion that the … Continue reading

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Frequently Misrepresented Facts about CNG Conversions

Frequently Misrepresented Facts about CNG Conversions by Jim Younkin As I was introduced to CNG Conversions last year I was overwhelmed with lies and falsehoods and under whelmed with solid information. Like everyone else as I searched the internet for … Continue reading

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