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Old 09-27-2016, 09:00 PM   #41 (permalink)
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Gazers Car - '09 Nissan Pixo N-TEC
90 day: 44.34 mpg (US)
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To answer, yet again the following: "It's still somewhat surprising to me that you don't just start it up on LPG like it's done in forklifts."
1)ECU still may be booting up and may not like the LPG gas just yet
2)Keeps the petrol injectors from blocking up so its worth using them at least once per journey
3)LPG sucks heat from the cooling system. On a very cold morning and without starting with any heat in the water, there is a risk of freezing the pipes
4)as mentioned, LPG is more difficult to ignite, so using the stuff on a warm engine will ensure no miss-fires.
Most forklifts wont have injection and complicated ECU`s, and even if they did, they would be setup to run on LPG. Cars which are manufacturerd to run on petrol are being coached to run on LPG, hence the benefits of starting up on petrol- its as simple as that!

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