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Old 06-24-2015, 04:42 PM   #11
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Can't remember which thread it was, but I found about that very valve on this site. Sounds like a great option.

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Old 07-19-2015, 08:56 AM   #12
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I was thinking of an enormous mid-ship bladder tank framed in between the insulation and the floor. Lose a foot or so of height but the weight lowers the center of gravity for a maximum roof raise.
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Old 07-22-2015, 05:42 PM   #13
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UNIVERSAL TANK MOUNTING KIT was how I fitted my external tanks - fresh and grey. They are bolted to floor above.
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Old 07-23-2015, 09:27 AM   #14
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Unistrut works great. They sell it at Menards now. I used it to hang my rear tank behind the rear axle between the frame rails.

I'll send a couple of photos if I can figure it out again. Something is different and I'm not sure how anymore.

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Old 07-23-2015, 02:37 PM   #15
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Easy peasy. Go to a truck wrecking yard and tell them you want fuel tank brackets. Square or round depending on your your water tanks. They are designed to hold fuel which is only slightly lighter than water and a lot more flammable. Make sure you use grade 8 bolts, washers and nuts to mount to your frame. Don't mount to your sheet metal floor. There, your problem is solved, no welding or engineering because it has already been done for you. Sorry to say but many installs here are very shade tree and extremely dangerous. 100 gallons of water weighs 800 pounds. If you have this inside of your conversion and don't have it properly secured while involved in an accident, the results could be catastrophic. I will leave it to your imagination.
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Old 07-24-2015, 12:14 AM   #16
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Here is how i mounted my tank behind the rear axle. Channel iron and Its a 110gl tank. Rear view.
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Old 07-24-2015, 12:17 AM   #17
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Here is a side view of the rear tank.

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Here is how i mounted my tank behind the rear axle. Channel iron and Its a 110gl tank. Rear view.
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Holy cow! Did you clean and paint your undercarriage?
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Old 07-24-2015, 09:18 AM   #19
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Yes, took days with a descaler and grinding. Only done behind the rear axle so far. But as i go forward mounting stuff ill do the whole thing. Side tank and generator are next in front of the rear axle. Im not looking forward to more grinding rust! But its got to be done.
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Old 07-24-2015, 12:43 PM   #20
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I'm doin the same.
Friends always rag on me doing everything the hard way. But I usually do pretty good work!
Great pics, your hard work shows, man. Keep it up.
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