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Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2012 7:52 pm
by herbertpug
£10 LPG - Miles
S-Max 2.5turbo 125.2
Suzuki 1.5na 169.2
Subaru H6 3L 94.8

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2012 8:04 pm
by 325i
herbertpug wrote:£10 LPG - Miles
S-Max 2.5turbo 125.2
Suzuki 1.5na 169.2
Subaru H6 3L 94.8
Very very good figures on the S-max there, only costing you 8p a mile. What MPG do you get on petrol?

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2012 8:05 pm
by herbertpug
30-42mpg 99 Ron s-max

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 3:08 pm
by reliantscimitar
2009 proton persona 1.6

I'm paying 62p/ltr

get 260 miles on £20

so less than 8p per mile

she does 48-50 on petrol and around 42 on gas

cheers - mike

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:17 pm
by gazza345
i can only dream of the prices i have seen on ere!! cheapest i have found ere in n ireland is 73.9p...... :x
Vauxhall astra 1.6 vvti, 115hp, Bigas sgis-n obd kit fitted by me, 42mpg on petrol, 34mpg on gas so pretty much bang on the 20% reduction i was expecting,
All said its bout 9.5p per mile which is still a big saving over the 2.0 tdi audi a3 i had which was bout 13.3 p.p.m
With the miles we do in the yr being 20,000 it'll work out about £700 cheaper over the yr than the audi, couldn't be happier with that, well would be happier if i could find somewhere selling lpg at 65p..... :lol:

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:47 pm
by hardcorepit80
Audi A8 3.0
Hana2000 green
Stag300+
KME gold

330 miles on full tank 62 litres (motorway)
275-285 miles urban cycle only.

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:29 pm
by Taught2BeCautious
2002 Mercedes Vaneo 1.9 Auto
60,000 miles
ESGI2 System, DIY Install 4,000 miles ago
98-106 miles per £10 lpg (just over 15 litres @ 66p per litre)

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 8:37 pm
by del1
hi all new to this
just got my car lpged last month in leeds at http://www.leedslpg.co.uk/?gclid=CKvKpr ... fAodixwAhA so far soo good i have a chevrolet cruze 1.6 and on 50 liters i got 290 miles but i have a question for you all i asked for a 65litre tank and so far after around 4 fills its only going upto the fifty litre mark any ideas ? the last time i filled up {tonight } it took 48 litres

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:22 am
by SnoozyBMW
The tank can only be filled to 80% of its maximum rated capacity to allow for expansion of gas (especially in hot weather) there is a cut off valve which prevents fill above 80%.

I like the chevrolet cruze, looks a nice car :)

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:36 pm
by hardcorepit80
1.6 and on 50 liters i got 290 miles
:?:
There's something wrong with your installation if you can get only 290 miles on 50 litres with 1.6 engine.

Honda civic '97 1.6
24 litres, 190-210 miles.

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:29 am
by Gilbertd
Agreed, I used to get between 190 (around town) and 260 miles (on a long run) from 46 litres on a 2 litre Saab 900.

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 8:59 pm
by del1
Thanks for your feedback / responses ok so my tanks seems to be holding the right amount im normally motorway travelling and is around 80 -90 mph perhaps this is the reason im getting lower mpg ?

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 11:01 am
by hardcorepit80
im normally motorway travelling and is around 80 -90 mph
It's still way, way too much... I suggest you to go to whoever converted your car and ask to get it done properly.

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 1:40 pm
by john_d
hardcorepit80 wrote:
im normally motorway travelling and is around 80 -90 mph
It's still way, way too much... I suggest you to go to whoever converted your car and ask to get it done properly.
maybe not, it depends how hard the engine is being pushed, my 1.8 berlingo show 3000rpm at 70mph hence i sit at 60mph on a motorway as at 70 it drinks it bigtime.

according to parkers a cruz should get 40-ish so maybe 35-ish on gas

290 miles from a 50 litre equals 26mpg which pretty decent for a 1.6 at 80-90 mph.

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 4:34 pm
by SnoozyBMW
hardcorepit80 wrote:
im normally motorway travelling and is around 80 -90 mph
It's still way, way too much... I suggest you to go to whoever converted your car and ask to get it done properly.
I would suggest you have your valve clearances checked regularly, as it is well documented that Honda valves are made of Liquorice

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 5:46 pm
by Dale_V
Hi, im new to the forum, Ive had LPG on my 1996 Lexus LS400 4.0 v8 since may, I always brim the tank and use an app on android to record the correct mpg

my average mpg is 20.36
best ive ever got is 22.75
and the worst is 17.86 :oops: :mrgreen:

sticking to the topic: £10 is about 72 miles

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 9:16 pm
by moorsman
well just to add my ten,pennorth of gas
subaru 2.0 non turbo gives me 178 miles from 35litre of gas at 78p per litre that costs me 15p per mile or petrol is 28mpg at 6.35 a gallon that costs me 23p per mile
regards kev

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 1:48 pm
by zipdip
Notts_astra wrote:Hi

I would just like everyones experience of LPG VS petrol....

Could you state your car + engine size and how far you get with 'X' amount of gas....

Thanks

I am not sure what car you drive or the size of the engine is important,if you want to drive a petrol car no matter what it is you will get about 40 percent saving running lpg, given a 4 cyl conversion costs about £900 6cyl £1100 and 8cyl about £1500,just how much mileage you do will affect the time it will take to get this cost back,from my own experience it took me 18months to get the conversion cost back,so if you change cars often then it may not be cost affective to have lpg.
Just what system you fit is again a matter of choice but no matter what one you choose there is a hidden cost with these new systems unlike the old ones which used to change to lpg very quickly after starting you car the new ones take at least a mile or two to change this may not sound much but using petrol on choke is no laughing matter if you want to save money,so I would estimate at todays prices you will put about £70 of petrol a year,again it does not seem much but take a vectra c I had I used to put £30 a year. :D

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:40 pm
by moorsman
well i have to confess i start on gas and only use petrol when i forget :lol: but boy am i mad if i look down and see that little red light on

Re: How far do you get with LPG? eg. How many miles for £10

Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:40 pm
by demonicwillow
zipdip wrote:

I am not sure what car you drive or the size of the engine is important,if you want to drive a petrol car no matter what it is you will get about 40 percent saving running lpg
not if your driving my jheep :lol: but I think im getting there, ill post back here once the tank is empty and fill with a tenners worth n see how a 4.0L jeep compares