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Old 10-06-2019, 06:32 PM   #1
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Propane Bus Wood Stove???

Is it possible to have a bus that runs on propane? Then have a woodstove is it safe??
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Old 10-06-2019, 06:37 PM   #2
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Lots of buses are set up to run on CNG (methane). I doubt there would be a difference between full source and fire hazard. I would eliminate a fuel source (wood) and run a gas stove also.
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Old 10-06-2019, 06:46 PM   #3
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I would but I want something very temporary so I can store it away during summer.
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there is or was a bus in the for sale section that is propane powered.

Propane is heavier then air, so it would seem that any minor leaks would not go up into the bus. This is assuming the tanks are outside of living space and are for running the bus engine. However if propane is used in the bus lets say for the stove then of course a leak in the bus could be a problem, and would be wether or not a woodstove is in there too.

A woodstove is great, but some care must be exercised or it is a fire hazard all by itself.
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I would but I want something very temporary so I can store it away during summer.
A wood stove is not very temporary. If you want temporary, use a camp stove. Perhaps a propane camp stove with a tap into your fuel lines?
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Old 10-07-2019, 10:12 AM   #6
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Lots of buses are set up to run on CNG (methane). I doubt there would be a difference between full source and fire hazard. I would eliminate a fuel source (wood) and run a gas stove also.
FYI: CNG is not interchangeable with Propane. Different fuels and different fuel system on bus.

If you live in Utah CNG can be the way to go. Available and cheap.
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