Q: What is LPG?
A: LPG stands for ‘liquefied petroleum gas' and is also known as ‘autogas'. It is a mixture of propane and butane and comes from the oil reefing process.
Q: What happens in the process of LPG conversion?
A: A second independent fuel system with its own tank is added to the car, often in place of the spare wheel or underneath the vehicle.
Q: Will I lose boot space?
A: Gas tanks are available in a range of different sizes, and loss of space can be kept to a minimum by installing a doughnut shaped tank into the spare wheel well.
Q: Does that mean I can’t carry a spare tyre?
A: Depending on the size of your car, it is possible to have the system installed underneath the car. If not, you can keep a can of tyre foam so you can reflate and seal the puncture until it can be repaired.
Q: How safe is LPG in an accident?
A: Very, much more than petrol or diesel. It’s a common misunderstanding that because LPG is a gas, it’s highly explosive. However, because of the way it’s stored, it can’t explode in an accident as it never comes into contact with oxygen, unlike petrol. Furthermore the LPG tank can survive far greater impact than a normal petrol tank and has numerous in-built safety devices.
Q: What happens if I run out of LPG autogas while I am driving?
A: You will be able to flick back to petrol by a button or switch until you reach an LPG autogas refuelling station.
Q: What type of vehicle can take LPG?
A: 99% of petrol vehicle can be converted to dual-fuel (petrol and LPG).
Q: How does it affect the environment?
A: LPG is one of the cleanest fuels on the market because it is a very clean burning fuel. It reduces carbon dioxide emissions (20% less when compared with petrol).
Q: How does it feel to drive a LPG powered car?
A: The Power Loss on a quality LPG conversion is around 1% - 3%, which is imperceptible to most people. Some systems can reduce power by 10% or more - so choosing the right system is vitally important.
Q: How long does the LPG Conversion take?
A: We usually return your car within 1-3 working days.(Depends on the kit u chose)