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Asked by Darren Tragear

I AM considering converting my 2002 Holden Jackaroo to LPG, but I've been told it's not suitable for the Isuzu 3.5-litre V6. Is it advisable to convert, and do the valve seats need to be changed to support the gas conversion?

Answered by CarsGuide

8 Feb 2008 Graham Smith

IT'S not recommended that you convert the Jackaroo to LPG because the engine isn't really compatible. Holden had an LPG option available on the Rodeo with the Isuzu V6, but it proved troublesome. It was an Impco air-valve system and had many driveability problems. If you really want to convert to LPG, George Peake, of Victorian Autogas Supplies, recommends you take your car to a cylinder-head specialist and have the heads fitted with hardened valve seats and valves, then find an installer who will fit it with a generic injection system.

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