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Yes or No

Postby kev706 » 01 Apr 2010, 14:26

Hi all and a happy Easter. Thinking of having a LPG conversion done on my 1900 DG. I don't cover vast miles but still don't enjoy only getting 20ish to the gallon. I have read most threads on the forum but iam worried about posible engine damage caused by running gas. Has anybody had damage whilst running on gas and if so what. Thanks
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Re: Yes or No

Postby ghost123uk » 01 Apr 2010, 14:41

Never heard of any such problems, esp if you get it done by Gasure - they have a very good track record in this field.

Did mine 4 years ago and I cannot fault it.
It paid for itself in less than 6 months and since then has been 1/2 price fuel bills with no downsides at all :) ( it runs better on LPG than on Petrol too :) )
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Re: Yes or No

Postby Ian Hulley » 01 Apr 2010, 16:23

It's a no-brainer, get it done. They run smoother and are very happy running on gas and you're happier at the pump.

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Re: Yes or No

Postby R0B » 01 Apr 2010, 16:31

who on earth told you that.(it wasn't a petrol station owner was it) get it done...


iam worried about posible engine damage caused by running gas
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Re: Yes or No

Postby kevtherev » 01 Apr 2010, 18:10

kev706 wrote: worried about posible engine damage caused by running gas. Has anybody had damage whilst running on gas and if so what. Thanks


utter "cock"
jeez I mean how long has mocki ran his.. and gasure steve..and

no mate it does not cause damage
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Re: Yes or No

Postby Willoughby » 01 Apr 2010, 20:38

No ~ Been running on LPG for a few yers now without issue.

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Re: Yes or No

Postby ronsrecord » 01 Apr 2010, 21:15

Isn't there an issue though with LPG blowing the air flow meters, as pointed out by Spannerboy?
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Re: Yes or No

Postby R0B » 01 Apr 2010, 21:27

no there is no issue.i dont know of any instances of this happening.no one on here and there are lots of us who run on lpg. have ever reported this happening.
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Re: Yes or No

Postby T'Onion » 02 Apr 2010, 05:05

ronsrecord wrote:Isn't there an issue though with LPG blowing the air flow meters, as pointed out by Spannerboy?


Yes I think there maybe or may have been ,here is the debate read all of it , including the link.
Junk the injection system and use a carb is one way around it.
Speak to Steve at Gasure , I'm sure he will answer all your questions , He's probably not in till Tuesday now.
If the conversion is done by someone who has converted 100's of T25's then your in safe hands. Work is guaranteed also.

If I had a petrol powered vehicle then it would be LPG'ed by Steve at Gasure , The price of fuel at the moment makes it a win win situation :ok
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Re: Yes or No

Postby Mocki » 02 Apr 2010, 10:10

ronsrecord wrote:Isn't there an issue though with LPG blowing the air flow meters, as pointed out by Spannerboy?


nah, spannerboy is talking outa his wasteoutlet...... if its installed correctly it isnt an issue.
and anyway, there is no airfloe meter nor injection on a DG in the first place for it to not affect.
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utter ""cock""
jeez I mean how long has mocki ran his.. and gasure steve..and

no mate it does not cause damage


i have been running totally on LPG since 2003, covering about 90,000 miles on the first van, and about 40,000
on the current one.
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Re: Yes or No

Postby R0B » 02 Apr 2010, 12:39

my injection system has been running on gas for the last five years with no problems at all...
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Re: Yes or No

Postby matt » 02 Apr 2010, 21:37

Steve Gas sure fits a backfire valve , before the air flow meter
this solves the probelm on 2.1's
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run a carb :D
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Re: Yes or No

Postby toomanytoys » 03 Apr 2010, 22:11

kevtherev wrote:
kev706 wrote: worried about posible engine damage caused by running gas. Has anybody had damage whilst running on gas and if so what. Thanks


utter ""cock""
jeez I mean how long has mocki ran his.. and gasure steve..and

no mate it does not cause damage



And mine predates Mocki's and I think Steve (Gasure) before he started doing conversions... :wink: :wink:
I also wrote the LPG feature in VW camper and commercial magazine many years ago.. :wink:
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