Subsidized propane (the only kind most people use) sells for RD$25/gallon. That's a clear cost advantage over what you see at the gasoline stations. There is a catch. In order to fully comply with IMF accords, the government would have to eliminate the subsidy. If the subsidy were to disappear, the cost of propane would increase by an estimated 89%, which would bring it in line with what regular diesel costs.Jersey Devil said:Has anyone modified their automobiles from gas to propane?
If so, are the propane prices that much less? Has it been much enough of a savings to recommend it?
The modern conversions, included internal switches to go from gas to gasoline.macocael said:so once you install whatever you need to convert to propane, you can in fact alternate with gasoline? And why is it, then, that the propane hurts the engine, what specifically is the problem?
Leaded petrol is supposed to lower the tendency to "knock" and lubricate valve seats. Especially older engines may suffer from unleaded fuel and lead free propane gas.Rocky said:.... gas does not lubricate as much as gasoline.