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Ford E-450 DRW Cutaway
2012 – NEWER Model Years
6.8L V10 Engine
The ROUSH CleanTech liquid propane autogas fuel system is the perfect alternative fuel solution for your 2012 and newer Ford E-450 DRW dual rear wheel cutaway. This clean-burning vehicle lowers operating costs and emissions without sacrificing performance. You’ll appreciate the zero loss in horsepower, torque, and towing capacity of this vehicle, giving you a powerful, economical solution to rising fuel costs.
How to Order
Retrofit a Vehicle You Already Own
If you’ve bought a 2012 or newer Ford E-450 DRW cutaway van, you can convert your vehicle and begin saving immediately by installing a ROUSH CleanTech liquid propane fuel system in your 6.8-liter V10 configuration. These retrofit systems can be installed at any one of our conveniently located ROUSH CleanTech authorized installation centers.
The 41-gallon propane tank of the Ford E-450 DRW cutaway, which replaces the aft of rear axle gasoline tank, gives you plenty of range between refueling. The fuel tank’s location also means conversion doesn’t affect Ford body specs, so any upfitter body applications can be installed without modification. For ordering information and price, please call 800.59.ROUSH or contact one of our authorized dealers.
Order a New Vehicle
To buy a new Ford E-450 DRW cutaway van fueled by propane autogas and installed by an authorized Ford Ship-Thru facility:
- Order your vehicle from an authorized ROUSH CleanTech Ford Dealership
- Include the gaseous fuel (LPG / CNG) prep package code: 91G
- Include the ROUSH CleanTech ship-thru code: 31S D9D
Or, contact one of our authorized installation partners:
After your dealer places the order with Ford, the vehicle will be built and shipped from the assembly line to one of the authorized ship-thru facilities. It is then placed back in Ford’s transportation system for faster vehicle delivery.
Operating Costs: Reduced
Propane autogas vehicles are known for their extended engine life and reduced maintenance costs compared to gasoline vehicles. Propane’s higher octane rating and lower carbon and oil contamination rate not only helps you to save our ‘green’ environment, but saves you ‘green’ at the bank, too. Check out this Savings Calculator that lets you know how much you could save by switching to propane today.
As little as one gallon of spilled gasoline can quickly contaminate groundwater above drinking water health advisory levels. Propane, on the other hand, is not a groundwater contaminat. Fueling with nontoxic propane autogas means operating on a safer, cleaner fuel that produces:
- 20 percent less nitrogen oxide
- 60 percent less carbon monoxide
- Up to 24 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions
- Fewer particulate emissions
Visit the Knowledge Center for more details on environmental benefits.
The Ford E-450 DRW cutaway van equipped with the ROUSH CleanTech propane fuel system provides the same great performance, horsepower, torque, and towing capacity as the gasoline powered counterpart. In any altitude or extreme weather condition, you can depend on this fleet vehicle to provide reliability and performance.
ROUSH CleanTech maintains the factory Ford 5-year / 60,000-mile limited powertrain warranty on vehicles equipped with the liquid propane autogas system. The ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel system is covered by a limited 1-year / 12,000-mile warranty when installed on a truck that is no longer covered by the Ford factory warranty.
This vehicle can be easily serviced using any standard Ford diagnostic equipment. With a growing network of service centers around the country, and the ability to send technicians out to train mechanics in the service requirements of these vehicles, there is bound to be a service center near you. To find a dealer, visit the Dealer Locator, or call 800.59.ROUSH.
By incorporating propane autogas Ford E-450 DRW cutaway vans into your fleet, you will be helping America achieve energy independence because this alternative fuel source is domestically produced. Converting your fleet to propane autogas will also help your company to turn a greater profit by saving you on the bottom line costs of fuel and maintenance. You will increase customer loyalty because your customers will appreciate you providing them with a more environmentally responsible way to receive your products or services.
Propane autogas vehicles have the longest range of any alternative fuel vehicles, making them a smart choice for your high-mileage fleet. Dispensing propane autogas is easy and safe. With thousands of propane fueling stations across the U.S., there’s sure to be one near you. The Energy Department maintains a database of stations that you can access here. If you’re interested in obtaining your own refueling infrastructure for little to no cost, please call 800.59.ROUSH or contact us through this website.
Many federal and state government agencies encourage the use of alternative fuels by providing tax incentive options for switching to propane autogas.
The components of your new 41-gallon propane tank are all designed to fit within the same mounting points of the existing aft-of-rear axle gasoline tank. This location, designed so that it doesn’t interfere with Ford body specs, means other upfitter installations are possible. The system can be broken down into a few primary assemblies:
Fuel Rail Assembly
- Fuel Injectors
- Injection Pressure / Temperature Sensor
Fuel Line Assembly
- Flow Control Solenoid
Fuel Tank Assembly
- Fuel Pump
- Fuel Level Sensor
Recalibration of Ford Powertrain Control System
- Wiring Harness
For more information on propane autogas fuel system engineering click here.
||2012 - NEWER
||Dual Rear Wheel
||Cutaway (Body Code E45 and E4F)
||14,500 lbs (GVWR)
||158” / 176” / 186" / 190" / 208"
||1 or 2
Aft Rear-Axle Tank
|Gallon Capacity (80%):
|Wet Weight Differential:
||77 lbs. increase
Tax Credits Available
Parts Included In System
- Stainless steel fuel lines
- Fuel rail assembly
- Fuel injectors
- Fuel tank
- Recalibrated PCM (Powertrain Control Module)
* = Check with your specific state regulations to determine requirements, or call 800.59.ROUSH