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.


General Motors 50 kW Propane/Natural Gas Generator with Sound Enclosure

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QuietRun GM Industrial 50 kW
LP/Natural Gas Generator

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

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General Motors Powered 50 kW LP/Natural Gas Generator - This smooth, quiet 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 General Motors Industrial 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, steel skid base w/ vibration isolators (for smooth operation), brushless generator end w/ automatic voltage regulation and control panel with turn-key start and hour meter, muffler and sound enclosure for quiet operation. DOES NOT INCLUDE BATTERY.

Model Number 01730
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
Sound Level @ 23 ft(7 m) at full load 71 dB(A)

Derate 10% for Natural Gas

Model Number 01730
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.
Recommended Engine Oil SAE 15W-40
Exhaust Outlet 2" OD Muffler Outlet
Governor Electronic Governor
Frequency Control +/- 0.5%
Coolant Capacity Approx. 6.5 Qts
Cooling Fan Pusher Type
Battery Charging Alternator Standard - 90 Amps
Fuel LP/Natural Gas
Starting System Electric

Model Number 01730
Consumption LP Gas Natural Gas
Consumption at 1/2 load 3.9 gal/hr 332 cu.ft/hr
Consumption at 3/4 load 4.4 gal/hr 421 cu.ft/hr
Consumption at full load load 4.7 gal/hr 450 cu.ft/hr

Model Number 01730
Control Panel -
Key Start Standard
Hourmeter Standard
Circuit Breaker 10 Amps - Resetable

Model Number 01730
Installation Data -
1. LP/Natural Gas Supply LP Vapor Withdrawal Tank/
Natural Gas Main
2. Gas Meter Capable Fuel Flow: 595,000 BTUs
3. Safety Shut Off Valve Not Included
4. Fuel Pressure Supply Nat. Gas: 5-7" Water Column
LP Gas: 11-14" Water Column
5. Iron Pipe Size 0-15 Feet: 1"
16-30 Feet: 1-1/4"
31-45 Feet: 1-1/4"
6. Flexible Fuel Line Not Included
7. Fuel Supply Inlet 1" NPT Female Coupling
8. Demand Fuel Regulator Standard

Model Number 01730
Warranty -
Engine Warranty 1 Year
Generator Warranty 1 Year
100% Coverage for Parts & Labor Standard

Model Number 01730
Dimensions -
Length 76"
Width 43"
Height 45"
Dry weight 1925 lbs



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