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New Propane Powered Outboard Motor

Posted by CBradshaw on February 22, 2012 at 2:00 AM

A California company just introduced a propane-powered outboard motor at the Miami Boat Show.  They won an Innovation Award for the engine.  It was invented by a Captain and according to the press release, "The benefits to the marine industry arenumerous and substantial. 

•  Up to 50% lower fuel cost and more costeffective to use and maintain  

•  No gasoline polluting the water

•  No ethanol or fuel related issues

•  Eco friendly with zero evaporativeemissions

•  Easy start with no choke, no priming, nocarburetor gum-up & no winterizing

•  Powerful 4-stroke engine *110 octane fuel"

Anyone seen it in action? 

 


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2 Comments

Reply CBradshaw
12:44 AM on February 23, 2012 
LEHR has put together a video on their new propane-powered outboard motor. It's worth checking out if you're interested in more info: http://vimeopro.com/derema/lehr
Reply Gary Pickering
7:41 AM on February 22, 2012 
I would like to see more about this