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Old 01-11-2022, 04:17 AM   #61
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Old 01-11-2022, 04:50 PM   #62
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Did I understand correctly that you'll have the option of a 65g (3rd) gas tank off of the rear bumper?? If so... that must bring your total capacity to 100-something gallons? That would be incredible.
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Old 01-12-2022, 06:24 PM   #63
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I have the original 55g tanks behind the rear axle and a 2nd 50g or so (the aluminum one pictured previously) located along the frame. Then I have a 3rd larger 65g aluminum tank for the rear bumper.

I run my truck on veggie oil so typically I fill the oem tank with diesel and the 50g with veggie. The 3rd tank will also be for veggie.

So all in, around 170g (645L) of fuel available for those roadtrips
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Old 01-13-2022, 10:49 AM   #64
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Ahh yes, I forgot reading previously that you ran veggie oil. That's awesome and makes total sense.
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Old 01-13-2022, 09:33 PM   #65
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Love the woodstove. WOuld love to have one but alas my poptop won't permit it. WIll you be able to retain yours?
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Old 01-14-2022, 01:42 PM   #66
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Yes! I've designed it to fit alongside the poptop.

Now, I don't expect I'll be able to use it with the top opened but it could work especially if I place an extra spark screen by the chimney. I think the main concern might be smoke...
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Old 01-14-2022, 06:45 PM   #67
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Wintertime i find i rearely use my pop top. THe stove would be such a nice thing to have in the rig! CHeers!
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Old 01-19-2022, 09:47 AM   #68
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I wasn't able to retrofit a stove in my 1st ambo so when I designed my 2nd one I made sure to room for one!

Thee stove is awesome for a quite a few reasons.

- Great ambiance and social enhancer

- Back up heat if diesel heater dies

- Dry heat to remove moisture

- Awesome to dry wet or damp clothes

- fuel is usually easy to find if you run out in middle of nowhere

Just a great addition all together

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Old 02-20-2022, 11:28 AM   #69
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Couple new projects to show off before the next major one (coming soon!) For now, a DIY heavy duty rear bumper and a single side step. Click image for larger version

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Great progress. Any more intel on your trip South? Dates?
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