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We have Professionally Equipped Yamaha Generators Ready to run on Propane, Natural Gas and Gasoline. Click here to learn more . . .      Want help figuring out which kit to order?  First try our "What Kit Do I Need?" page and

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IF YOUR GENERATOR OR ENGINE CALLS FOR A TYPE 3 OR 4 KIT, YOU CAN NOW ORDER THE TYPE A OR TYPE C KIT INSTEAD AT THE "LOWER PRICE"! JUST CLICK ON THE A OR C KIT LINK AND TYPE IN YOUR GENERATOR AND ENGINE INFORMATION AND ENJOY THE SAVINGS!!!

Some Kit Order Links on individual pages are no longer functioning.  We apologize for the inconvenience during this website update.  If the ones on your page are not functioning, please verify what kit is available for your unit and then

click this link "KIT LIST PAGE FOR ALL GENERATORS AND ENGINES" to go to this temporary kit listing page.

 

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ALL ENGINES 13hp or Larger use

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Bi-Fuel Propane and Gasoline

 

Type 3 Kits
Dedicated Natural Gas and Low Pressure Propane


Type 4 Kits
Tri-Fuel Natural Gas, Propane, and Gasoline

 

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The parts needed to start a generator remotely by wire or even wireless

 

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Monday August 09, 2010

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Kit Production Update:

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Kit Center Production News:

Our fastest moving kits are for the generators using the new Briggs and Stratton Engines.  Use the "New Briggs" link above if you own a Briggs and Stratton Generator.  For engines used on all other generators use the

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gasoline propane natural gas generatorGenerator Conversion Kits to

Propane and Natural Gas.

You can count on gasoline . . . to let you down!

Gasoline is not a fuel that professionals ever choose to use on backup generators.  Hospitals and other large facilities "never" install a gasoline back-up generator.  They always use natural gas or diesel.  Gasoline has a very limited shelf life and will actually cause engine failure.  Worst of all when power outages occur due to ice storms, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and all other disasters, the first commodity to be hoarded is gasoline.  Sadly, long lines (even fistfights) and rationing at gas pumps are a common occurrence during many disasters.   The hurricanes that hit Florida last year were sad proof of that.  However, working along with FEMA, we were called upon to be of assistance in helping in areas where gasoline was not even available to run generators.  Propane, and especially natural gas, were more plentiful and just the ticket to keep the lights on and the crews working. 

Unfortunately, as some have learned the hard way, if not used often enough, gasoline will gum up the carburetor and will render an engine on the emergency generator useless.  Do not get caught with a gummed up carburetor that will not allow your engine to run, on your gasoline generator that you cannot even get fuel for, when you need it the most.

Now that you have invested in a backup generator, make sure that it runs when you need it the most.  Modify your Generator to run on propane or natural gas or even keep the gasoline option if you like and have the option to run all three fuels on the same engine!

 

Propane and natural gas can save you time, money and aggravation. 

Our do-it-yourself change over kits allow you to run your gasoline generator on propane (LP Gas), natural gas, or all three.  Propane and natural gas are truly a backup fuel for a backup generator.  Your engine will last longer, start better in cold weather and even start next year when you go to use it in an emergency.  The best part is, with one of our do-it-yourself kits you can change your engine from gasoline to propane or natural gas all by yourself.

 

Why use propane to power your generator?

If you have propane available you know you can store propane for years because it does not gum up, go bad, or pollute the air like gasoline does.   You can use the 100# (24 gallon) cylinders, little bar-b-q grill type 20# cylinders, which is equivalent to 5 gallons of gasoline, or big tanks like 250, 500 and 1000 gallon ASME tanks.

 

Why use natural gas to power your generator?

If you have Natural gas available you would certainly agree that it is probably the most dependable fuel on earth and virtually an unlimited supply.  Natural gas is always there.  It does not gum up or go stale like gasoline. 

 

Here are many more of the benefits:

 

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Propane and natural gas powered engines provide the same power as gasoline.

bulletLonger, uninterrupted run times!
bulletConnect to big tanks or to your natural gas pipe line.
bulletYour generator will last longer because of larger fuel supply and less running out under load.
bulletClean burning Alternate fuel will help extend the life of your engine life.
bulletEliminate the "Dirty Port" that gasoline carburetors have that shortens the life of an engine.

 

 Click here if you'd like to learn more about adding an adapter to the engine for

tri-fuel or about what is involved with drilling a carburetor for dedicated use.  This page has pictures and even a video .

 

Kits are available for most four cycle engines like Briggs & Stratton Engines, Craftsman Engines, Honda Engines, Kubota Engines, Onan Engines, Kohler Engines and others. Check the engine page to see if yours is listed.

We also carry Kits for Generators such as Briggs and Stratton Generators, Campbell Hausfeld Generators, Coleman Generators, Craftsman Generators, Dayton Generators, Devilbiss Generators, Generac Generators, Homelite Generators, Honda Generators, Kubota Generators, Makita Generators, Onan Generators, Troy-Bilt Generators, Yamaha Generators and those sold at Lowe's and Home Depot.  Check the Generator page to see the current listing.

 

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