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Old 20th March 2005, 19:28   #1
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Question wagon R + LPG... wht say?

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suggestions pls... plan to buy a second hand WagonR n fit an LPG for regular day-day use

Wht say?
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Old 20th March 2005, 19:32   #2
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suggestions pls... plan to buy a second hand WagonR n fit an LPG for regular day-day use

Wht say?
How many kms do u commute everyday? BTW by putting in an LPG cylinder u are sacrificing the boot area.
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Old 20th March 2005, 19:36   #3
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yeah.. m defntly losin the boot... but if that is not the concern.. then?

i commute abt 25-30 km per day

The main concern i had was ... wil the WagonR be able to manage wid the continuous load in the boot?

n ne other probs u guys can think of?
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Old 20th March 2005, 19:55   #4
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The conversion should be done by a recognised center as the wagon-r is having and mpfi engine. I dont have much experience with Wagon R so cant comment on the effect of the increased load.
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I guess.. 25-30 per day.. doesn't really call for LPG.... ..
I am doing.. 70-80 daily... probably I should get.. CNG/LPG.. in mine.
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I guess.. 25-30 per day.. doesn't really call for LPG.... ..
I am doing.. 70-80 daily... probably I should get.. CNG/LPG.. in mine.

yeah.. it actually doesnt cal for an LPG... but as a second car.. it works out real economical..

WagonR .. gives an avg of around 12.. n if i get that at 22 bucks a litre..it works out dirt cheap

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Yeah i think its a good plan ..... also keeping in mind the rate at which the Fuel prices are going upwards...i'd say it wont be long till most of us have CNG/LPG kits fitted in our cars.
I have an LPG kit in my Contessa and it works just fine... not much differnce in the drive feel as compared to driving a petrol but then you cant even expect everything there can you.

Cheers!!!

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Yeah it can be done...and these days it does make a whole lot of sense. The boot space will be highly compromised.

But the conversion should be done at an AUTHORISED WORKSHOP ONLY.

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scuderia,
U sure are loosing boot space, but well with the present hike in petrol prices, it would be wise to go for it..
At the rate the petrol priices are hiked, we can expect more of these conversions in the coming months..
Just make sure u get it properly installed.....
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Hey scud

The boot in the Wagon-R is large enough to hold an LPG kit. Make sure the speakers, if any, aren't in boxes cuz that would severly limit the luggage space if you do require it.

Also as Drifter mentioned, authorised dealer is a must. With Petrol touching close to Rs. 50 a litre in the coming financial year, driving sensibly and with cheaper fuel is starting to make quite some sense.

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Weather will be to die for...and we can have a well planned approach rather than getting it hasty.

how do u suggest it should be planned?
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Make sure the speakers, if any, aren't in boxes cuz that would severly limit the luggage space if you do require it.

this is what i meant
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Hey Scud

The Wagon-R boot lid actually offers you the ability of placing an MDF board on it. Place the MDF board on the interior-side of the boot lid, right below the rear windscreen. The speakers can then be placed on them. LPG cylinders of the circular kind coupled with speakers on the boot lid should still liberate loads of space for your luggage.

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Hey Scud

The Wagon-R boot lid actually offers you the ability of placing an MDF board on it. Place the MDF board on the interior-side of the boot lid, right below the rear windscreen. The speakers can then be placed on them. LPG cylinders of the circular kind coupled with speakers on the boot lid should still liberate loads of space for your luggage.

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thnx for the info dude
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