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WHEN IT comes to saving cash on fuel and cutting carbon dioxide pollution there are actually alternatives to over rated electric and hybrid vehicles. In the rush of development ultimately causing electric cars, tried and trusted autogas power has been left behind in the rush for new technologies. Running you car on LPG brings about a slight loss associated with power and 10% reduction in mpg. However with the petrol cost savings, the running costs are about 40% less than on petrol. There is nothing complicated about LPG fuel operation and only very slight differences in performance between petrol or LPG that go pretty much unnoticed, although LPG combustion is usually slightly quieter.

LPG refers to Liquefied petroleum Gas which is a by-product of the petroleum industry being manufactured during the refining of oil, or obtained from oil or gas streams as they leave the ground. So while LPG does generate around 20% less pollutants than regular diesel and petrol powered engines, it is always quite definitely a fossil fuel.

Autogas automobiles give off less CO2 greenhouse gas pollution than petrol cars. The typical reduction in tailpipe emissions approximately 10% however because LPG is a by-product an additional 10% saving is reached. LPG offers substantial improvements on exhaust pollution compared with even the cleanest of diesels where particles (PM10 and PM25) and Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) are still a real problem. This ought to be considered a prime issue because it has been estimated that more than 24,000 people die prematurely in great Britain each year because of this pollution. LPG delivers up to 80% lower NOx emissions.

An Autogas LPG Conversion [' diesel lpg '] process necessitates the installation of a fuel tank. The toroidal, or doughnut shaped, tank is generally located in the spare wheel well though some cars require cylindrical shaped tanks, installed either in an appropriate location in the load space or under the automobile, subject to space and height clearance of the highway. Using pipes, the LPG fuel tank is connected on the underside of the automobile to the engine bay. The pipes are then attached to the engine. The main components are the electronic control unit (ECU), vapouriser (which is connected to the hot water system) and fuel injectors produced by industry leading manufacturers. The vapouriser turns the LPG fuel from a liquid into a gas before going to the engine. The injectors are mounted near the petrol injectors. A small combined switch and LPG fuel gauge is installed within the vehicle, usually on the dashboard. This is employed to change between the two fuels as well as indicates the LPG level.

How can I get my car converted? It's strongly advised that you use an UKLPG approved installer in order that the job is correctly handled. As in any technical procedure, you should always utilize an expert. With respect to the size of the car and the sort of system, LPG Conversion [' diesel lpg '] to LPG costs from around 900. Any UKLPG approved installer will be pleased to supply you with a no obligation estimate. Gas tanks come in a variety of different sizes, and loss of space is usually kept to a minimum by installing a doughnut-shaped tank into the spare wheel well.

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Extremely pleased overall with all the installation all was plainly explained to me and the Installation is very neat and professionally done. mintLPG have been outstanding in solving an initial minor problem, and, due to their experience with this engine, knew the cause of a reduction in performance, that was nothing to do with the LPG Conversion [' diesel lpg '] , ahead of the main Mercedes Benz dealer did! Am getting a comprehensive equivalent of approx. 36-38 m.p.g good for a 360bhp, 5.4 litre engine. '

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