Lpg Systems

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  1. Petros

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    o_Oo_O:cautious:Has anyone got any views on which system is best to install GAS IT or Gaslow. Seems that GAS IT is much cheaper. I would prefer to not fit an external filler but i believe that some filling stations do not allow these to be used, has anyone ever been refused?
    I am aware that LPG filling station are pretty much accessible all over Europe, this has prompted me to consider an installation as we spent most of out time touring Europe.
     
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    Gas-it Stako bottles are made in the same factory as the Gaslow ones in Poland.
    We have Alugas a bit more expensive, well made German bottles and saves a bit of weight.
     
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    We have gasit with the external filler point. Only used it a couple of times at the petrol stations and the last one I didn't know how to work it at the pump so the attendant did it for me.
     
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    We have two bottles from Autogas 2000 much lighter, fitted by Dave Newell. Very good and pump gas prices much cheaper then bottled gas.
     
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    Just fitted twin Gaslow 11kg R67 bottles , auto changeover valve with external filler ..
    thread here.. http://www.motorhomefun.co.uk/forum...-bottles-in-a-hymer-b644.106145/#post-1380359

    The Gaslow R67 bottles have an automatic 80% shut off valve, over pressure relief valve, filter, excess flow valve that shuts off the gas in the event of a rupture, and new improved gauge.

    There have been a few reports of LPG stations refusing to serve when the filler is inside the locker.. but not many.. I fitted outside, personal preference.. .. and it only entails drilling a 70mm hole in the skirt..

    There are literally dozens of threads on fitting refillable bottles..
    try a search


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    GasIt are real good value! dont see the point of spending more....
     
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    thanks for all your replies, very useful
     
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    Autogas 2000, fitted by Dave Newell 2 years ago, could not be happier.
     
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    We too have a gaslow system, it's now fitted in number 3 van, I always take it out before selling a van. I have the filler on the side of the van as this way hopefully filling won't be a problem. The only pain with our system is that it's pre gas level gauge on bottles but as we have an auto change over valve I can see when one bottle is empty. When travelling to Spain for the winter we have a Spanish bottle "empty" which when we arrive we exchange and use. That's because there are only a few gas refill points throughout Spain and a bottle of gas is just €18 or so at the campsite.

    Wobby
     
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    I put ours on the same side as the fuel filler to save messing about when we wanted fuel and gas. Plus a brace to stop the skirt flexing, had to bring it across the MoHo but worth the extra time. image.jpg image.jpg
     
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    I am going to have to go down this route.
     
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    hi mike is that a fix it meet jobby then :)
     
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    That's a job for you then Andy considering you have just done mine perfectly(y)
     
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    pleased you are happy with it...(y):)
     
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    20150519_210533.jpg Our original filler was black but we now have a nice white one to match our MH
     

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    worth adding that the skirt the filler is fitted into has been beefed up a bit and extra support added, as the advice I got from @Steve was that the fill nozzle is quite a heavy item... which I didn't know
     
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    I don't think I am going to make the fix it meet. but if you are in my neck of the woods anytime. you can do mine. nice to hear from you Andy.
     
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    Check out the receipt for full fill from empty 17kgs. image.jpg
     
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    maybe transitmania in august....would be nice to catch up with you and rose again...
    andy
     
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    you are more than welcome. be good to see you again.
     
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