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    as some know my cars a 2005 1.8.. tbh i like the car but its pretty gash on the juice 1.8 engine + tank + 20's = crap MPG.. so i was thinking about looking into a lpg conversion.. now the only problem i can see me having is my boot space..i need it as i have the little one does any one have pics of their tanks.. i know their are various tanks available to suit your needs but at the same time i dont ant a tank thats not gonna benefit me by having to fill up all the time..


    pro's and cons..?

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    Sell me the 20's and you can have your flakes back

    In all honesty would you ever recover the costs of an LPG conversion, especially if you end up buying another car

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    Buy a second hand 2.0T engine mpg will be slightly less but performance will be better... only kidding bud..

    On a serious note tho, LPG conversions if done correctly take about 3 years to return what you have spent on the conversion.

    MPG is slightly better but the fact that it is half the price of petrol just now has some merit.

    Gazza4

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    Also you'd lose power

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    Quote Originally Posted by john.robertson2 View Post
    Sell me the 20's and you can have your flakes back

    In all honesty would you ever recover the costs of an LPG conversion, especially if you end up buying another car
    ah you got them lol....

    yeah i know what your saying .. i like the vectra but i must admit i am always on the lookout for another car lol...

    Gazza i 3 years is a bit long to recoupe the costs back i know i wont have it in 3 years,,so no point in me acting on that whim lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by john.robertson2 View Post
    Also you'd lose power
    i have no power to loose lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dose View Post
    ah you got them lol....

    yeah i know what your saying .. i like the vectra but i must admit i am always on the lookout for another car lol...

    Gazza i 3 years is a bit long to recoupe the costs back i know i wont have it in 3 years,,so no point in me acting on that whim lol
    tbh bud I would advise against it m8, its really for people who have a thirsty car in which they would need to keep it for 3-4years, continue saving m8 and get another motor.

    Gazza4

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gazza4 View Post
    tbh bud I would advise against it m8, its really for people who have a thirsty car in which they would need to keep it for 3-4years, continue saving m8 and get another motor.

    Gazza4
    aye mate i think i will..

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