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How much is it to convert a 3 year old 8 Cyl F150 that runs

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How much is it to convert a 3 year old 8 Cyl F150 that runs regular gas to a Natural gas setup? Same question for a 2003 8 Cyl Tundra Stepside. I live in Southern Calif.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

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The price to do the conversions will depend on the labor rate of the shop doing the work, the kit that is used and whether or not the shop supplies the parts.

 

There are several kits available. For the either of the trucks you'd be looking at about $1,000-1,200 for the kit if you purchased it yourself and then took it to the shop doing the work. If you allowed the shop to order the parts for you then you'd end up paying markup on the part which would probably be a couple hundred dollars on a high priced item like this.

 

Labor to install the kits will run in the area of $800 or so depending on the shop's hourly rate.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Are there additional costs such as a storage tank?

Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.
There are many different sizes of storage cylinders available. If the kit used didn't come with it's own cylinder then they start at about $200 and up depending on the size you want.
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