IS IT TRUE THAT LPG SYSTEM DAMAGES THE ENGINE?

Absolutely NOT! In fact LPG gives vehicles excellent performance, as the fuel is a gas. Gas mixes better with air than petrol does, therefore the combustion is smoother and cleaner.

HOW SAFE IS LPG?

Driving on LPG is both safe and easy to do. Just like petrol, autogas vapour can ignite, but unlike petrol autogas is stored in a strong steel tank and that has a number of safety valves.

WHAT ARE THE ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS?

In the case of petrol and gas oil vehicles, it is widely accepted that the main polluting elements are carbon oxides, nitrogen oxides and particulates (microscopic particles containing a chemical elements mix – just for diesel oil engine), which still are a big problem to resolve. LPG's carbon and nitrogen oxides emissions much lower than the petrol engine ones and pollutes roughly 90% less than any diesel oil vehicle's nitrogen oxides and particulates. With LPG systems, co2 (carbon dioxide) emissions are reduced by 10%.

HOW LONG DOES THE LP GAS CONVERSION TAKE?

We like to allow 2 days for a conversion, as we thoroughly check that your car is working as it should and that the fittings and operation has been calibrated successfully.

HOW DOES LP GAS AFFECT MY CAR’S PERFORMANCE?

Modern LPG conversions such as the BRC kits, suffer no noticable loss of performance. Engines will run smoother and be slightly quieter.

WHICH VEHICLES CAN BE CONVERTED TO LPG?

BRC gas equipment provides approved LPG supply systems consistent with most of today's petrol car engines on the market, so that you can convert LPG to almost all petrol vehicles (both the carburetor and the injection or supercharged ones) without incurring any technical problem. kindly ask any Gasdrive installer.”

WHAT IS THE RANGE OF LPG VEHICLES?

This should be calculated on a case-by-case basis, starting from the dimension of tank, that is subject to 80% filling limitation for safety reasons, as per law requirements. By way of example, a 60L tank can effectively stock 48L of LPG. Assuming to average 10km to the LPG litre (roughly equivalent to 12km per petrol litre), the range should be at around 480km.

WHY CAN VEHICLE RANGE CHANGE FROM ONE FILLING TO ANOTHER?

Your car will require gas services be repeated between 15,000km – 20,000km or at 6 - 8 month intervals, this should coincide with your car services.

Different driving conditions and sometimes different LPG chemical composition can influence consumptions. It is therefore important to compare consumptions in similar conditions.

DOES A LPG GAS CONVERSION REQUIRE ANY EXTRA SERVICING?

Your car will require gas services be repeated between 15,000km – 20,000km or at 6 - 8 month intervals, this should coincide with your car services.

CAN MY LOCAL GARAGE / MECHANIC STILL SERVICE MY CAR AFTER CONVERSION?

Yes, normal servicing is unaffected by the conversion. However, only only licensed BRC LPG installers may work on BRC LPG systems.

IS LPG SAFE IN A ROAD ACCIDENT?

Just like petrol, autogas vapour can ignite, but unlike petrol autogas is stored in a vehicle in a strong steel tank and has a number of safety valves. They are much more puncture resistant and will survive much greater impacts than a typical petrol (gasoline), ethanol or diesel tank.

HOW FLAMMABLE IS LPG?

LPG is less likely to catch fire than other fuel sources. The auto ignition temperature is the minimum temperature required to ignite a gas or vapour in air, without a spark or flame being present. Petrol (gasoline) ignites at temperatures as low as 246°C while LPG (propane) ignites at 470°C.

WILL MY CAR’S WARRANTY BE AFFECTED?

Yes, motor plan will be affected as this stage, (we are in the process of working with manufacturers in changing this ) however your service plan should not be affect, kindly enquire with your provider.

Our gas installation comes with a warranty that covers its fitment, the equipment and any related problems. BRC warrants the vehicle if affect by BRC products and systems only.

WHERE DO I FUEL MY CAR?

As Gasdrive grows, so will the fueling stations, most fitment Centers will have a LPG Fueling pump. There are currently a number of fueling stations. (see contact info for locations)

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