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Old 10-12-2012, 06:10 AM   #21 (permalink)
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LPG is forbidden for road use in Brazil
Why is that ?

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I've only heard about CNG cars exploding in Brazil when the owner was trying to fill a home LPG bottle with the gas.
Most CNG "explosions" seem to be the tanks bursting - not exploding.
Though the bang is definitely still impressive

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Old 10-12-2012, 10:03 PM   #22 (permalink)
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LPG has been forbidden for road use because of tributary motivations. It used to be heavily subsided due to its use for home heating and for stoves (no wonder it's more known in Brazil as "cooking gas").
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Old 10-14-2012, 10:14 AM   #23 (permalink)
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LPG became very popular in Eastern Europe, right now it's $.85/l vs $1.80 for gas. We have a few companies in Poland producing very advanced conversion kits - compatible with OBD2, with EU certificates. Kit prices vary from ~$500 to $2000 or more, depending on number of cylinders and power levels.
Here're two manufacturer's websites in English: AC and KME .
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Most CNG "explosions" seem to be the tanks bursting - not exploding.
Though the bang is definitely still impressive
If you google CNG or propane tank explosion it appears most of them are caused by people trying to fill propane tanks with CNG.
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If you google CNG or propane tank explosion it appears most of them are caused by people trying to fill propane tanks with CNG.
That's what ocasionally still happens in Brazil.

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