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Old 12-17-2014, 04:45 PM   #1
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Has any Sprinter owner put a spare water tank in their rig. I have 20 gallons but would like another 10 at least. Thinking about putting it where the spare tire is and mounting the tire on the rear door.
Any ideas on that?
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Old 12-18-2014, 09:00 AM   #2
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Has any Sprinter owner put a spare water tank in their rig. I have 20 gallons but would like another 10 at least. Thinking about putting it where the spare tire is and mounting the tire on the rear door.
Any ideas on that?
I also have a 20 gallon tank. Fresh water is the hardest thing to find in a cross-country trip and the single item that limits your stay in the back country. However, my 2500 is commonly near (or over) it's GVWR when I leave for an extended trip.
So I purchased 3 collapsible 5 gallon water carriers to use only when needed. Normally they are empty.
I also added an internal water fill near the galley so I can use a siphon hose to fill the 20 gallon tank.
This worked well traveling across Canada where the water quality is questionable at campgrounds and in Canyonlands where water sources are few and far between.
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Re: extra water tank

theres lots of places under the sprinter you can add a 10 gal tank , without moving your spare from under.
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Re: extra water tank

I have an extra 30 gallon I'll make you a DEAL on if you are interested!
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Old 12-24-2014, 01:11 PM   #5
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theres lots of places under the sprinter you can add a 10 gal tank , without moving your spare from under.
I'd rather have the spare on the rear door. With either a bike rack or a box carrier on the back getting a flat means a nasty crawl under the van.
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