OT - Gas to hit 4.00

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Wed Aug 31 15:30:09 MDT 2005


Hey does anyone know if Questar still offers a subsidy for CNG kits?
Before I left a few years ago, they were offering a credit on your NG 
bill of $1000 paid out over about 4-5 years.
Anyways might be good to check into for anyone interested, last I 
checked CNG kits were $3,000 after install.

Ryan Nielsen wrote:

> Richard Esplin wrote the following on 8/31/2005 3:03 PM :
>
>> You have piqued my curiosity. Would you mind answering these questions:
>>
>> What make and model is your car?
>> Did you buy your car with the hybrid adapter?
>> If you didn't, how much did it cost you to add the hybrid capability 
>> to your car?
>> Where do you fill up?
>> How much does it cost you to drive a mile on natural gas?
>> Where did you find a mechanic who will work on your car?
>> Besides the inconvenience, is there any other downsides to making the 
>> modification?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Richard Esplin
>>
>> On Wednesday 31 August 2005 14:32, Ryan Nielsen wrote:
>> <snip>
>>  
>>
>>> Maybe people will start using alternative fuels.  Our car is a hybrid
>>> Compressed Natural Gas/Gas.  We have saved a lot of money in the last
>>> little while.  It can be inconvenient to fill up at times, but maybe
>>> this incident will help improve things.
>>>   
>>
> We got it at the state surplus in the Draper/Bluffdale area about 2/3 
> years ago.  It was a hybrid already.  You get a tax break on it as 
> well.  It is a '98 Ford Contour, but I think you can work the hybrid 
> in to quite a few different cars.  I found a lot of info by speaking 
> with Questar.  Also, if you really want to get crazy and pay a bunch 
> of money, you can get an adapter for your home gas and hook up the car 
> at night to refill.  The Questar people were really nice.
>
>
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