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BMW Z4 2.5i 192bhp - fastest Nürburgring lap

Discussion in 'Z4 Roadster & Coupé' started by GazHyde, Sep 2, 2014.

  1. GazHyde

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    Love The Exhaust Note! What a drive. Wonder how he'd have done in an Z4M?

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    Using LPG is no big deal, its been used over here for years but the down side is, you will have a bloody great big gas tank some where in the back of the car, normally in the boot.
     
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    I met a guy with an LPG system in his Z3, and there was little room left once the tank was in!
     
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    Just remembered I had a photo of the LPG Z3...

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    Why spoil a beautiful car by putting a huge great gas tank in the boot. is it really worth it? What next, A tow bar!!!

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    The more modern trend for gas tanks now is to use a very thin tank mounted under the car or even in some cases a round flattish one one the spare wheel well. Ok, that means no spare but when was the last time you saw a Z on a space saver? Many cars don't have a spare these days just an aerosol blow up can and an electric 12v compressor. I think the resulting mpg gain would have to be very good to make it a worthwhile proposition as to cover the cost of fitting you would need to do a big mileage ( BMG take note ).
     
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    I'm sorry but I really cannot see the point of why someone would convert to LPG and stick that in the boot!!
    Madness
     
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