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teddier1 03-08-2009 02:24 PM

Propane Conversion
 
I have a 2001 Bavaria 37 and the propane system for the stove needs to be converted from the European standard to USA. Does anyone know how to do this and where I can get the necessary parts.

Thanks
Ed

boatpoker 03-08-2009 05:17 PM

What and why do you need to change? All of the fittings are different but that does not mean they don't meet ABYC or CFR standards.

teddier1 03-08-2009 07:27 PM

response to propane conversion
 
thank you for your response. I was informed that the European tank can not be filled in the USA. Have I been misinformed?

boatpoker 03-08-2009 08:30 PM

All you need to do is buy a new tank and have a new line made uo with a NA to EU adapter to go between the regulator and tank. I am in Toronto so this wil not help much but I have bought these at Fairview Fittings And Manufacturing

I am sure you have similar suppliers in your area.

teddier1 03-09-2009 09:56 AM

Thank you

sailingdog 03-09-2009 10:23 AM

You might want to check the measurements of your propane locker to see if you can even get an American propane tank that fits it properly before doing anything else. :)

teddier1 03-09-2009 04:37 PM

Can I get the European tank filled in the USA?

sailingdog 03-09-2009 05:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by teddier1 (Post 460118)
Can I get the European tank filled in the USA?

Ask your local propane dealer... :) Some may be willing to fill the tank for you if you supply the necessary adapters.


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