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Author Topic: Ethanol or CNG/LPG conversion kits 2.3 petrol?  (Read 2141 times)

Offline Judeford

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  • Country: Finland
Ethanol or CNG/LPG conversion kits 2.3 petrol?
« on: November 18, 2013, 06:48:30 AM »
Hi all,

Has anybody got any experience of ethanol (or RE85 as it's called here in Finland) conversion kits for Galaxy 2.3 petrol engine? Or how about the CNG/LPG versions? Concerning the LPG conversion I got reply from Ford Finland that the conversion is not recommended as the valves and the valve deck are not designed for those and they will break eventually.

But I have seen a lots of those converted (both versions) cars abroad, so they do exist.

Any experience?

-J-

Offline ade03

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Re: Ethanol or CNG/LPG conversion kits 2.3 petrol?
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2013, 07:26:29 AM »
my uncle has run his 2.3 on lpg for years with no problems and says  hes gets more mpg and more power

 

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