In a nutshell; you don't want to use the hose and regulator that came with your grill. Spacenorman thanks for understanding where we are coming from. You are not going to get Weber to tell you to modify the grill. I have a red coleman portable gas grill. If connecting directly to a natural gas or low pressure propane line then a is necessary. I wanted to use my portable grill on my tent trailer with the stove quick connect.
Our problem is that the Weber we have uses high pressure. That is how the zero governor functions. There may be a post on this somewhere couldn't find it. Vacuum from the engine opens this lock-off to start the fuel to run and stop the fuel when the engine stops. The C Kits are Tri-Fuel that use an adapter installed between the carburetor and the air cleaner and do not require drilling the carburetor. The kits are engine complete and do not have hookup hoses or connection lines For hook-up to portable cylinders, the use of an accessory is necessary.
The only problem was I loved the Q grill so much I wanted to use it at home and I couldn't because it was missing the regulator. Easy to store and easy to tote. And now I have a very portable gas grill. I don't see a regulator in the picture and the wriote up doesn't mention a regulator. Most systems use vapor and 1 gallon of liquid propane will turn into 270 gallons of vapor gas. For us, the decision to convert the grill to use the coach propane tank wasn't about cost savings.
The process is easier to understand if it was water. The carburetor area fuel delivery parts are actually the same for both styles. It took an hour to cook a burger. Last time I emailed Weber and may have worded the email wrong or else, as usual, whoever read the email didn't read the entire email. When the engine is running and as air is passing through the carburetor or adapter, the fuel is drawn out of the regulator through the rubber hose. For example, it doesn't take much propane to grill steaks. Only the A Kits are dedicated which require drilling the carburetor.
I use my coleman propane stove all the time hooked up to the hose adapter on the under carriage of the camper. Then slide the adapter on the studs to the air horn of the carburetor. Thanks for the picture, I now know what to look for. If the area directly around the liquid can not provide enough heat for the liquid to absorb, the liquid will basically turn into a gel and stop vaporizing. Really, it is no big deal to take off the regulator. Larger engines require a larger cylinder. The catch is that the regulator on the grill is also your heat control, so bypassing it would lose that adjustment.
Simply order a Type A kit to substitute for a Type 3 kit or order a Type C kit to replace a Type 4 kit. I have a Weber Q and an unused low pressure line that used to service my Norcold. You want to use the hose you linked to no regulator in order to connect your grill using a quick disconnect. But for all engines all of our Type 1 thru 4 kits have the additional vacuum lock-off as a standard feature. I'm in the planning stages for the same setup, and this is actually an issue I hadn't thought about. . We are pleased to pass the savings on to you.
I don't understand why the Mh mfg put in a low pressure line, very few barbeques use low pressure. I still wish I could use the disconnect under my 5er for those times I would like to use my grill and also an outside burner. The governor and throttle plate in the carburetor will still control the speed of the engine just like it did when on gasoline, you are simply using a different fuel at the air horn or inlet of the carburetor. Remote Start Accessory for Natural Gas and Low Pressure Propane Type 3 and Type 4 Kits Up to 45hp Demand Type Engine Regulator Up to 20hp Demand Type Engine Regulator Use this link to by filling out a request form or contact us in the U. I have a small kitchen scale which I use for weighing them. Imagine an engine that could use steam vapor for power. This is the easiest way to achieve this, on the other Hand if your pup regulator is a high pressure your set.
I took the regulator off my Weber Q220 and had a hose made to connect it to the quick connect. The engine regulator is not designed to provide fuel at idle speed which is around 800 rpm. Edited October 30, 2015 by docj DocJ, I understand your rationale. I was in scouting as a teen, as was my son and I later. Maybe some people grill at lot more than we do, but at our usage rate the cost savings is too small to worry about. First try our page and also the new page! All kits include a regulator with a purge pin for purging and priming as a standard feature.
We have a hose kit for all kits to allow use of portable propane cylinders. This was for Weber Q 320, think my Q100 is also not made to be disassembled. Since I'm pulling around an entire cylinder of propane, I'm looking for an adaptor hose. The item you linked to does not convert pressures. Generator Tri Fuel Conversions and Dual Fuel Propane Conversion Kits Parts Included in a High Pressure Dual Fuel Conversion Kit in the photo above To install a dual fuel or tri fuel adapter conversion, which is simple, you would add the stud extenders or longer studs that are provided with the conversion kit. I spent more time digging out the adjustable wrench I needed to tighten things up than I did actually installing the two adaptors.