General Motors 50 kW Propane/Natural Gas Generator


Heavy-duty, 1800 RPM propane/natural gas generators. Compliant for applications that only operate upon
the loss of a normal power source such as utility.

New! GM Industrial 50 kW LP/Natural Gas Generator

5.0 L V-8 Generator Motors Engine!
1800 RPM Water-Cooled!

Our Reduced Price:$

General Motors Powered 50 kW 1 Phase LP/Natural Gas Generator - This brawny, 1800 RPM LP/Natural Gas set has plenty of power to run your house, business or off-the-grid hunting cabin. This unit includes a V-8 GM 5.0 L 8 cylinder engine, electronic governor (0.5% frequency control), electronic ignition control module, cast iron crankcase with reborable liners, cool flow radiator w/ fan guards, critical-type exhaust silender, steel skid base w/ vibration isolators (for smooth operation), brushless generator end w/ automatic voltage regulation and control panel with turn-key start and hourmeter. DOES NOT INCLUDE BATTERY.

Model Number 01729
Electrical Specifications -
Power Single-Phase ---
Automatic Voltage Regulation Standard
Is this unit suitable for powering sensitive electronic equipment like a laptop computer? Yes
Maximum Output 50,000 watts
Continous Output 49,000 watts
Load Amperage at 120 volts ---
Maximum Load 417 Amps
Continous Load 408 Amps
Load Amperage at 240 volts ---
Maximum Load 208 Amps
Continous Load 204 Amps
Derate 10% for Natural Gas

Model Number 01729
Engine -
Type General Motors Industrial
Cylinders V-8
Operating RPM 1800 RPM
Horsepower 70 HP
Cylinder Block Cast Iron Block w/ Cast Iron Sleeve
Bore & Stroke 3.75" x 3.48"
Displacement 5.0 Liters
Air Cleaner Heavy Duty Replaceable Dry Element
Oil Capacity (w/ Oil Filter) 6.7 qts.
Exhaust Outlet 2" OD Muffler Outlet
Governor Electronic Governor
Frequency Control +/- 0.5%
Coolant Capacity Approx. 6.5 Qts
Battery Charging Alternator Standard - 90 Amps
Fuel LP/Natural Gas
Starting System Electric

Model Number 01729
Consumption cu.ft./hr
Consumption at 1/2 load LP Gas: 3.9 gal/hr
Nat. Gas: 332 cu.ft/hr
Consumption at 3/4 load LP Gas: 4.4 gal/hr
Nat. Gas: 421 cu.ft/hr
Consumption at full load load LP Gas: 4.7 gal/hr
Nat. Gas: 450 cu.ft/hr

Model Number 01729
Control Panel -
Key Start Standard
Hourmeter Standard
Circuit Breaker 10 Amps - Resetable

Model Number 01729
Installation Data -
Fuel Supply Inlet 1/2" NPT
Fuel Supply Pressure Nat.Gas: 5-7" Water Column
Propane: 11-14" Water Column
Recommended Hose Size 3/8"
BTU Content 595,000 BTUs
No. Power Lead Conductors 4
Exhaust Outlet 2" OD Muffler Outlet
Coolant Recommendation Mixture: 1/2 Anti-Freeze & 1/2 Water
Battery Type 12 VDC - 575 CCA - NOT INCLUDED
Engine Oil Type 10W-30 Synthetic

Model Number 01729
Warranty -
Engine Warranty 1 Year
Generator Warranty 1 Year
100% Coverage for Parts & Labor Standard

Model Number 01729
Dimensions -
Without Skid Base
(L x W x H)
62-1/2" x 27" x 42"
With Skid Base
(L x W x H)
76" x 41-1/2" x 47"
Height Added by Muffler 7-1/2"
Dry weight 1275 lbs



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