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Old 09-09-2014, 01:54 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
Given the facts that Dave presented, it seems CNG would be an excellent fuel to use with a turbo charged engine. Do CNG engines lend themselves to forced induction? .
Should work pretty good since it has a motor fuel octane rating of like 130 and it appears that big rigs are using it. Heavy duty diesel engine on big rigs are always running boost when on the highway at speed even with an empty trailer.

Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
How does CNG compare in cost per mile (or $ per BTU) with gasoline?.
At $2.30/gge it should be about 1/3 cheaper than gas and the fact that its natural gas should extend oil change intervals some what.
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