Convert Natural Gas Water Heater to Propane

Postby pando7 » Sun Dec 06, 2009 11:26 pm

Is it possible to convert a natural gas water heater (old Chaffoteaux et Maury) to run on bbq gas bottles(Propane)?
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Postby Perry525 » Mon Dec 07, 2009 8:16 pm

Yes. Methane and propane are both used in caravans, often methane/calor gas is used during the summer and propane that has a lower freezing point during the winter.
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Postby pando7 » Sun Dec 13, 2009 5:08 am

Do I need to use a different regulator or can i use the same one as used with the bbq? Also does the pressure of the water pumped through the heater matter? Thanks
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Postby Steve the gas » Sun Dec 13, 2009 9:31 am

Yes BUT you will need new jets for it!! and an RGI to do it
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