LPG

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  1. irnbru

    irnbru Funster Life Member

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    Just having bought a gasit system I am wondering how many MHers have changed their diesel for LPG, not for heating but to get from A to B... Is it worth it ..if possible?
     
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    I don't think it's that easy for diesel, although it can be done.... a conversion for a petrol engine is much easier :)

    Strangely I was just saying to Martin today that if we still had our old Merc Hymer we would have put in a new engine with LPG conversion. It was a petrol engine and we got 18mpg if we were lucky :)
     
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    Only practical with a petrol engine..
     
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    It can be done but much easier with a petrol engine. The diesel conversions tend to be a fuel mix as far as I can tell and will probably negate any warranty.

    I was just saying to Martin that if we still had our old Merc Hymer we would have had a new engine put in with an LPG option... it was a petrol engine and we used to get 18 mpg on a good run.

    Sorry - almost a double post.... PC doing odd things I claim - but probably an "ID one zero T" operator error. ;)
     
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    It is possible, however not really commercially practical.
     
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    I think it is easier to convert to Natural gas they do it on buses but never seen it on a private vehicle.
     
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