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Some Questions

Postby Essex Nige » 22 Jan 2010, 17:08

Right i'm thinking of getting a syncro which is sadly petrol 1.9 DG, now i've read on here that a camper gets about 25mpg..

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Will i get 25mpg out of a syncro (normal driving) ?

I'm i right in saying that LPG gives the same MPG but maybe looses 10% ish in power?

Finally, I'm in Essex is there any where local that does it, or will i find myself having to drive to Gasure?


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Re: Some Questions

Postby Flibbertigibbet » 22 Jan 2010, 19:04

I am no expert but my van does not loose power on lpg so not sure why you think that and I would say make the drive to gasure as I have had 2 gasure conversions and no problems
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Re: Some Questions

Postby jed the spread » 22 Jan 2010, 19:30

Essex Nige wrote:Right i'm thinking of getting a syncro which is sadly petrol 1.9 DG, now i've read on here that a camper gets about 25mpg..

Questions.

Will i get 25mpg out of a syncro (normal driving) ?

I'm i right in saying that LPG gives the same MPG but maybe looses 10% ish in power?

Finally, I'm in Essex is there any where local that does it, or will i find myself having to drive to Gasure

Nige


If i am not mistaken elite is doing LPG conversions under gasure and guess what? They are in Essex. A syncro will do less mpg than a 2wd van and you do less MPG on gas than petrol. I drove from South London to Syncronutz in Scotland (420 miles) in a diesel and i didnt use a tank of fuel (they are a little bit bigger the fuel tanks in a syncro) that costs less than £70 to fill. In my experience it would cost more on LPG and i would have had to fill up a smaller donut tank twice. Offroading in a Syncro is miles better in a diesel if you want a Syncro for that and although i have a petrol Syncro too (2.1dj currently not on gas) I would never buy another petrol Syncro. They are Sh!t in water.

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Re: Some Questions

Postby kevtherev » 22 Jan 2010, 20:11

No loss of power.. same MPG (2wd, 24mpg LPG)
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Re: Some Questions

Postby Johny B » 23 Jan 2010, 09:14

Buy a 70lt tank that may fit under the bed
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Re: Some Questions

Postby Essex Nige » 23 Jan 2010, 09:19

jed the spread wrote:If i am not mistaken elite is doing LPG conversions under gasure and guess what? They are in Essex. A syncro will do less mpg than a 2wd van and you do less MPG on gas than petrol. I drove from South London to Syncronutz in Scotland (420 miles) in a diesel and i didnt use a tank of fuel (they are a little bit bigger the fuel tanks in a syncro) that costs less than £70 to fill. In my experience it would cost more on LPG and i would have had to fill up a smaller donut tank twice. Offroading in a Syncro is miles better in a diesel if you want a Syncro for that and although i have a petrol Syncro too (2.1dj currently not on gas) I would never buy another petrol Syncro. They are Sh!t in water.

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