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Old 12-08-2011, 09:25 AM   #311
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Old 12-13-2011, 09:40 AM   #312
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Timmylc, I am also looking forward to having the electrical wires all hooked up as well. As you can see, it really will not take too much to get it done (except for the $$$).

I must find a way to mount a gasoline tank somewhere for the generator. OH!, let's not forget about the water system! Fortunately, I have the water tank, 12 volt pump, a really nice 12 volt converter, and other items. I just need a steady job.

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Old 12-13-2011, 10:28 AM   #313
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I must find a way to mount a gasoline tank somewhere for the generator.
Mounted mine in a compartment on a set of common drawer rollers.
Eliminated the need for a fill pipe and a corresponding hole in the side of the bus.
Maybe something you can 'noodle over'


Just bolted the roller to the tank flange.


Your bird picture reminded me of my own -

Isn't it funny how once they get in they start bashing into the windows trying to get out, but when they're outside they don't bash into the glass trying to get in? They just fly right in the door.

Enjoyed your thread.

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Old 12-13-2011, 01:36 PM   #314
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Tom, how many gallons is that tank? Very clever install. I must presume that there is a flexible rubber hose attached to it.

If I ever get one of my side bins emptied, I could easily put a tank in there.

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It's 4 gallons.


Yup, a line through the bulkhead to the generator.
Hose clamp on each side of the bulkhead keeps the hose from slipping one way or the other.

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Old 12-13-2011, 03:27 PM   #316
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Ha wtd,,, i like the thought of the fuel tank the way u did,,,,what type of genrater u have with a steel tank ??
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Ha wtd,,, i like the thought of the fuel tank the way u did,,,,what type of genrater u have with a steel tank ??
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THanks, generator's a Kohler 5kW, tank's off a Champion gone to generator heaven.

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HA HA, and "tanks" to all who are replying to this topic.

Here is a pic of one of my bays. I could get a 60 gallon tank in there. I have a two cylinder Onan 4KW generator.
Some day. Some day.

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Heck, you could fit an Arco station in there ...
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My only concern with putting a gas tank there would be the fact that you have a flame source right above it. The exhaust from the furnace may or may not be a problem in that regard but I would make sure the tank has proper ventilation.
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