Before You Convert Your Truck to Run on CNG

 

  • Year, make, and model of vehicle or equipment
  • Engine manufacturer
  • 2 or 4 stroke engine
  • Engine size
  • 12, 24 or 36 volt electrical systemConfirm that the electrical system in good operating condition, no ground faults or voltage spikes, no negative voltages and are the starting batteries in good shape?
  • Turbocharged or non-turbocharged
  • Intercooled
  • Does the engine have an EGR system?
  • Mileage/hours run
  • Engine operating condition
  • Will this engine be using Bio-diesel fuel?
  • Is there enough room “under the hood” to mount the EDS components?
  • Is there an appropriate place for fuel tank(s)
  • Vehicle/equipment use eg: local bus, long haul truck, stationary generator etc.
  • Does this engine use turbo boost to pre-charge the air compressor? If so will the line/hose need to moved “up steam” of the EDS gas injection nozzle?
  • Does this vehicle have cruise control? If yes, is the cruise control switch on the dashboard or on the steering wheel?
  • Will an extra-long wiring harness be required for the fuel switch (bus applications)?
  • Is there a good place to mount the EDS gas injection nozzle (12”- 16” from the intake ports)?
  • Is there a good point to tap into the cooling system for the EDS regulators hot water supply?
  • Is there a good place to get engine RPM or will a magnetic speed sensor need to be installed, if so is there an appropriate place on the bell housing to mount the speed sensor so it picks up the ring gear teeth?

 

 

CNG Vehicle Conversions