Gas Availability

Submitted: Thursday, Mar 13, 2003 at 20:55
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Am travelling Tanami desert, Halls Creek, bungle bungles, Gibb river road, Mitchell falls kalumbru and down through gorges to derby and broome End of May June July( weather permitting) with mate who has 100 series Toyota petrol and gas. Wants to know if he can get gas anywhere along the way
Thanks/John
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Reply By: Coops - Thursday, Mar 13, 2003 at 21:11

Thursday, Mar 13, 2003 at 21:11
Forget it !
I may stand corrected but during my last visit I saw none of these.
Maybe at Mt Barnett Roadhouse & Halls Creek.Coops
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Follow Up By: Cameron - Thursday, Mar 13, 2003 at 21:48

Thursday, Mar 13, 2003 at 21:48
We did the the Tanamai Track, Halls Creek, Bungles GRR Broome etc last July in a Patrol Dual Fuel with a trailer. We found gas at all the roadhouses on the asphalt, but nothing on the dirt. No gas at Mt Barnett
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Reply By: Member - Raymond - Thursday, Mar 13, 2003 at 23:00

Thursday, Mar 13, 2003 at 23:00
Hi John
Here are a few sites that list the LP gas stations in the area you are travelling.
http://www.unigas.com.au/cgi-bin/outlets/unigas_search.pl
http://www.kleenheat.com.au/auto/
Ray
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Follow Up By: cocka2000 - Friday, Mar 14, 2003 at 08:25

Friday, Mar 14, 2003 at 08:25
John I like Ray's suggestion but I would put in a quick phone call before departure to appropriate operators who are specified, just to check that their supply plants were OK. You of course know the mileage you are getting so calculate your likely refill points.
It would be interesting in due course to see your costs and mileages put up on the "fuel consumption" bulletin board on EOz, you might be laughing all the way to the bowser.
Just a couple of questions: 1. I imagine there is no possibility of contaminated fuel with gas? 2. Is there any change in the power output of converted vehicles (sounds religious but I mean HP) ?
3. What is the safety factor in the hot hot outback ? Thanks
Good luck with it
Cocka
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Reply By: John - Friday, Mar 14, 2003 at 19:32

Friday, Mar 14, 2003 at 19:32
Don''t know the answers to your queations cocka, have told my travelling companion to log onto the site to se whats in the forum. I will pass on your comments

Thanks
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