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Re: Images of my derv loan car
« Reply #45 on: 10 November 2017, 16:33:11 »


But, what I miss that the 3.2 has is effortless power, the ease at which is pulls away without getting in a sweat. So the power does not need to give outright speed :)

Agreed! The Volvo doesn't have this and it (along with a slush box) would make commuting a whole lot more enjoyable. There are a number of low mileage 3.2 vectra elites at or below the £1k mark which look tempting for an lpg kit  :-X

Work has been busier recently, so when going home I far preferred an auto. As just pop it in D and just go, no matter what the traffic just easily and quickly pull away. No need for fast gear changes manual style!

I drove 3.2 yesterday and pulled away from lights with ease and just kept pulling, seriously considering LPGing it now.
Going to work, D works fine.  Coming home, I always seem to be in the full flappy paddle mode, and suspension firmed, and TC at half arsed setting ;D
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« Reply #46 on: 10 November 2017, 16:33:33 »

In your shoes I would do it, 100%. My concern over a v6 omega would be finding a good one. As you don't have that problem, it seems like a no-brainer.
I concur 100%.
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« Reply #47 on: 10 November 2017, 19:02:51 »

In your shoes I would do it, 100%. My concern over a v6 omega would be finding a good one. As you don't have that problem, it seems like a no-brainer.
I concur 100%.

Will you fit it for me in exchange for curry + beers?  :)
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Re: Images of my derv loan car
« Reply #48 on: 10 November 2017, 20:37:34 »

Just returned from Mainhattan (Frankfurt) to Lahr. South of Karlsruhe the A5 was clear, free and unlimited  :y

The old 4 pot lady did 130 mph.  :D
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Re: Images of my derv loan car
« Reply #49 on: 11 November 2017, 10:38:33 »

In your shoes I would do it, 100%. My concern over a v6 omega would be finding a good one. As you don't have that problem, it seems like a no-brainer.
I concur 100%.

Will you fit it for me in exchange for curry + beers?  :)
You're far better off asking one of the LPG gurus for help
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« Reply #50 on: 11 November 2017, 22:50:13 »

In your shoes I would do it, 100%. My concern over a v6 omega would be finding a good one. As you don't have that problem, it seems like a no-brainer.
I concur 100%.

Will you fit it for me in exchange for curry + beers?  :)
You're far better off asking one of the LPG gurus for help

You are one of them  :-*

Seriously though, now I the Zaf, LPG on 3.2 is an option.

But, time is the issue. I could take it to a garage and leave it to be done, but we know that's not a good idea. Given family I need to support, I cannot go off for 2 weekends, probably 3 to do the work.  :(

It's a struggle to just find half a day.  :'(
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Re: Images of my derv loan car
« Reply #51 on: 11 November 2017, 22:52:27 »

Or, thinking/typing out loud.

Any LPG gurus interested in fitting, if I left it with them for a few weeks?

Labour of course would be paid, in any currency.  :y

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Re: Images of my derv loan car
« Reply #52 on: 12 November 2017, 08:05:39 »

I think the trade of between ‘effortless power’ and mpg is not one I’d be prepared to pay. The economic price of having the smooth acceleration under my right foot, should I need it, would be to double my fuel bills.
I’ll put up with noisy, clattery power for the sake of my wallet.


the key to getting effortless power and decent mpg is to downsize the car, but not the engine.
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Re: Images of my derv loan car
« Reply #53 on: 12 November 2017, 10:44:45 »

Long journey ahead of me today.

I've just located the Ad Blue filler cap in the boot. How often am I required to piss in the Ad Blue tank? :)

Don't know but it's expensive piss!  :-\

I was with my mate the other day in his Disco 4 and the AdBlue message popped up, so we bought a big bottle (2ltrs) for a tenner and chucked it in.  The light didn't go out, so the AdBlue tank must be a biggun and I don't think you'll need to worry about it on your loaner.  ;)

I had my first ever ad blue to top up few weeks back. It swallowed 10 litres and wasn't full  :o

In the same week I changed my first eloys (spell check) fluid in a c4 Picasso. Very simple to do. Drop down the plastic tank and remove the "bag of blood" and swap it over. However that shite from the dealer well over a hundred quid  :o
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Re: Images of my derv loan car
« Reply #54 on: 13 November 2017, 17:37:34 »

Long journey ahead of me today.

I've just located the Ad Blue filler cap in the boot. How often am I required to piss in the Ad Blue tank? :)

Don't know but it's expensive piss!  :-\

I was with my mate the other day in his Disco 4 and the AdBlue message popped up, so we bought a big bottle (2ltrs) for a tenner and chucked it in.  The light didn't go out, so the AdBlue tank must be a biggun and I don't think you'll need to worry about it on your loaner.  ;)

I had my first ever ad blue to top up few weeks back. It swallowed 10 litres and wasn't full  :o

In the same week I changed my first eloys (spell check) fluid in a c4 Picasso. Very simple to do. Drop down the plastic tank and remove the "bag of blood" and swap it over. However that shite from the dealer well over a hundred quid  :o

Probably about 15-20 litres....My local garage sells it at £10 for 10 Litres.....
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Re: Images of my derv loan car
« Reply #55 on: 13 November 2017, 18:54:05 »

Long journey ahead of me today.

I've just located the Ad Blue filler cap in the boot. How often am I required to piss in the Ad Blue tank? :)

Don't know but it's expensive piss!  :-\

I was with my mate the other day in his Disco 4 and the AdBlue message popped up, so we bought a big bottle (2ltrs) for a tenner and chucked it in.  The light didn't go out, so the AdBlue tank must be a biggun and I don't think you'll need to worry about it on your loaner.  ;)

I had my first ever ad blue to top up few weeks back. It swallowed 10 litres and wasn't full  :o

In the same week I changed my first eloys (spell check) fluid in a c4 Picasso. Very simple to do. Drop down the plastic tank and remove the "bag of blood" and swap it over. However that shite from the dealer well over a hundred quid  :o

Probably about 15-20 litres....My local garage sells it at £10 for 10 Litres.....

That's a lot of extra weight to drag around.  :-\
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Re: Images of my derv loan car
« Reply #56 on: 13 November 2017, 19:41:07 »

Long journey ahead of me today.

I've just located the Ad Blue filler cap in the boot. How often am I required to piss in the Ad Blue tank? :)

Don't know but it's expensive piss!  :-\

I was with my mate the other day in his Disco 4 and the AdBlue message popped up, so we bought a big bottle (2ltrs) for a tenner and chucked it in.  The light didn't go out, so the AdBlue tank must be a biggun and I don't think you'll need to worry about it on your loaner.  ;)

I had my first ever ad blue to top up few weeks back. It swallowed 10 litres and wasn't full  :o

In the same week I changed my first eloys (spell check) fluid in a c4 Picasso. Very simple to do. Drop down the plastic tank and remove the "bag of blood" and swap it over. However that shite from the dealer well over a hundred quid  :o

Probably about 15-20 litres....My local garage sells it at £10 for 10 Litres.....

That's a lot of extra weight to drag around.  :-\
Yep, 20 litres is 20 kilos.  ;D
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Re: Images of my derv loan car
« Reply #57 on: 13 November 2017, 19:43:50 »

Severe affect on your 0-60 time. 🤐🤐🤐🤐😂😂😂😂😂
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« Reply #58 on: 13 November 2017, 19:45:00 »

Severe affect on your 0-60 time. 🤐🤐🤐🤐😂😂😂😂😂
Yeah. Take it from 14 secs up to about 20  ;D
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« Reply #59 on: 13 November 2017, 20:28:25 »

Probably about 15-20 litres....My local garage sells it at £10 for 10 Litres.....

That's a lot of extra weight to drag around.  :-\
Yep, 20 litres is 20 kilos. ;D

Not necessarily, as Adpiss might be denser than water.  ;)

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