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ajchase

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I'd go with wintersun's suggestion. If you got some space on your trailer's drawbar, you can also mount a lockable tool box there where you can stash your gas tank and other emergency stuff.

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TOMMY47 wrote:

TURTLE-- Already planning on that but want something a little more portable.


Got ya.

Another way to do it is go with an outboard motor gas can. They have to be built better than a cheap gas can because they have to be air tight for boating regs. They are also big on the base so they won't tip over like a gerry can will. You can also rig them up to auto fill with the squeese bulb.

Another way to go is ATV gas packs. They are also air tight and flat as a pancake so they store and travel well. Here is an example for you to look at.


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turtle--thanks

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If you are creative, Rotopax has some interesting ways to mount fuel containers, such as on the top of the MH or toad, on the back of the MH. Their stuff is pricy, but you get what you pay for, and the containers can be mounted at almost any angle (horizontally, vertically, etc.) and you can get a locking T-handle to prevent the gas cans from waltzing off.

If the toad has a roof rack, then this makes the job a lot easier (assuming it isn't any trouble to reach up there.) You can stack the Rotopax containers, so you can carry multiple ones on top (watch the weight limit on the roof though.)

There is the option of adding a rear hitch receiver, and a receiver cargo rack, but that does add length, might scrape the ground, and might get hit by people behind (who are expecting a MH and toad, not a MH, toad, and rack.)

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TOMMY47 wrote:

turtle--thanks

No problem and good hunting.

BTW, you will see on the ATV site that they have fuel pack holders. These can be screwed into you trailer compartment and these will hold the packs in place. A great way to go if you buy these.

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