Oklahoma returns to Heartland Energy for more CNG trucks

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Heartland Energy Options in Oklahoma will be converting 33 additional trucks to compressed natural gas (CNG) for the state’s wildlife department.

Heartland recently received 33 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickups for CNG conversion for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. Last spring, Heartland completed 44 CNG Silverado conversions for ODWC, according to NGT news.

Given impressive results from last year’s conversions, Heartland reports that it will again use AGA Systems EcoSync bi-fuel kits to convert ODWC’s latest trucks.

“Of the 320-plus conversions that were performed last year by Heartland, over 200 of those conversions ended up equipped with AGA’s Ecosync system on them,” says Justin Steckman, owner of Heartland.

“Because of the new design and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) integration, we were able to cut total build time to just over four hours and general maintenance intervals to minutes instead of hours.”

CNG kits from AGA are available for 2014-2016 Chevrolet Silverados with either a 5.3 liter V8 or 6.2 liter V8.

“EcoSync is the most advanced OEM integrated aftermarket fuel system since its offering in 2013,” says Bryan Wilcox of AGA systems. “Additional OEM-level diagnostics specific to the secondary fuel makes these Silverados very easy to build and maintain without sacrificing performance or fuel economy.”

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