LPG tank underneath where to put spare wheel?

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Re: LPG tank underneath where to put spare wheel?

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ninja.turtle007 i'm in surrey too, vw elite did mine via gasure. If you want to see what it looks like in the wardrobe, your more than welcome to come and see mine.
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ninja.turtle007 wrote:Great thread as I'm calling Elite tomorrow to get booked in, as the guy who knows about LPG was off yesterday and forgot to call him today. I do not want to lose any space in the van so will be going for the one in the spare wheel carrier, I think!

Hang on ...Surely you want as much cheap fuel as you can get.. I had the big 70 litre tank under the bed ..and I still have room for tat

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kevtherev wrote:
ninja.turtle007 wrote:Great thread as I'm calling Elite tomorrow to get booked in, as the guy who knows about LPG was off yesterday and forgot to call him today. I do not want to lose any space in the van so will be going for the one in the spare wheel carrier, I think!

Hang on ...Surely you want as much cheap fuel as you can get.. I had the big 70 litre tank under the bed ..and I still have room for tat

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But where would I put the ramps, BBQ, Hose, Bucket and spade, fishing net. hook up cable, compressor and the wife?

How big is your tank?
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kevtherev wrote:
ninja.turtle007 wrote:Great thread as I'm calling Elite tomorrow to get booked in, as the guy who knows about LPG was off yesterday and forgot to call him today. I do not want to lose any space in the van so will be going for the one in the spare wheel carrier, I think!

Hang on ...Surely you want as much cheap fuel as you can get.. I had the big 70 litre tank under the bed ..and I still have room for tat

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But where would I put the ramps, BBQ, Hose, Bucket and spade, fishing net. hook up cable, compressor and the wife?
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steve8090 wrote:
toomanytoys wrote: What dimension is that tank as it must hang low..

Well thats a pretty retrospect question is it not Simon, if it hung too low it would not meet the standard, so by logic it will not hang low will it?


Eh? I didnt say it didnt meet regs... (as I know you wouldnt have fitted it if it didnt) Ok, what maybe I should have said was "low comparitvly to the sill"..... :ok what dimension is that tank then? 55L is a reasonable capacity for under the "sill" wasnt anything available that when I did my conversion all them years ago.. (havent looked since..) all were to big a diameter or were short..

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ninja.turtle007 wrote: But where would I put the ramps, BBQ, Hose, Bucket and spade, fishing net. hook up cable, compressor and the wife?

in that space goes the outdoor camping stove, the hook up cable, levelling ramps, invertor and 907 gas bottle... the wife sits next to me :D
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Looks like I aint gonna be "educated" with an answer then... :roll:

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I opted for a smaller tank to keep virtually all my storage space free and the spare in the front. Getting lpg is a lot easier these days even with a limited range of around 140 miles on a 36 ltr cylinder tank. Bigger tank would be better for Hols in Europe when touring and you want to clock up the miles without stops or LPG isn't as widely available. I use my van mainly in the UK so the 'tiddler' suits me fine.
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lloydy wrote:mines in the wardrobe, gasure take it apart and put it back together again. only takes up about 300mm at bottom of cupboard.
With the 55l tank [or any size LPG tank] it only fills to 80%, so is a very small tank. Not a problem if you don't mind filling up a lot. I went for the bigger one in the wardrobe and would actually still like it bigger, i might get the spare wheel one as well and run them in tandem
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iirc the donut tanks went out of stock due to the company that made the valve?? went out of business

Just out of curiousity how near are the donut tanks to coming back in Steve?

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