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Old 09-13-2018, 3:24 PM
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Default Anyone converted their generator with motorsnorkel?

I moved into my latest house back in December. Am at 2000 feet and can easily be cut off from civilization due to a fallen tree. House came wired for a generator, and they even left the generator for us.
Generac 4000EXL. It runs off of gas.

The house runs off of propane so I figured I'd look into buying a conversion kit. The Motorsnorkel MSK3004 seems to fit the bill, even allowing for natural gas if I buy the tri-fuel kit. Anyone here have any experience using one yet?

https://www.motorsnorkel.com/motor-s...-kit-4374.html

Seems like a super simple installation process, according to the video on the product page. Thoughts?
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Old 09-13-2018, 4:59 PM
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With propane, you will get fewer watts out compared to running on gasoline, maybe 10 to 20% less. If that is not a problem, then propane is a great way to go as you don't need to worry about it getting old and gumming things up.
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Old 09-13-2018, 8:31 PM
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Sell the Generac. Dont spend $200 on a conversion. Buy a generator designed and set up for dual fuel like https://www.amazon.com/Champion-3800...fuel+generator
Or https://www.amazon.com/Champion-7500...fuel+generator
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