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Old 12-25-2009, 04:18 AM   #1
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Looking for info on LP tank mounted to under carriage on 2007 long body. Where is the best place to mount & how is it protected

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Old 12-25-2009, 11:08 AM   #2
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Looking for info on LP tank mounted to under carriage on 2007 long body. Where is the best place to mount & how is it protected

Bob
IMO, drivers side, behind fuel tank. Keep in mind a permanently mounted under chassis LP tank will not be refillable @affordable filling stations such as BJ's Wholesale Club...

I keep a 20lb tank inside my hitch mounted generator box...
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Old 12-25-2009, 02:38 PM   #3
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Default Re: LP tank mount on under carriage

If it were accessible from the side would it be filable from a regular establishment?
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Old 12-26-2009, 04:11 PM   #4
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I maybe wrong, but for a concealed tank, at the fill port must be an ASME stamp listing tank info like ... size and age etc.
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Old 12-26-2009, 04:52 PM   #5
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Are there any regulations about carrying LP tanks on the rear of a vehicle? I am thinking about being rear ended. Thanks
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Old 12-27-2009, 09:07 PM   #6
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Default Re: LP tank mount on under carriage

I should have clarified that tank or tanks will be removable.
I have found the NFPA Code reference NFPA 1192 November 2001 ROP which references RV'S also there are articles in the NFPA code section 58. Now I have to read & will post what I find on this thread.
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Old 12-28-2009, 12:05 AM   #7
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Why do you want a removable underside tank?

I don't need a propane supply inside my diesel-heated DIY with an all-electric kitchen. But we often bring an extensive outdoor kitchen with a bbq and oversize camp stove that run on propane. I installed a plumber's propane locker inside my van and that gives me the option to bring along a 20 to 40 lb propane tank. Works great. The 20lb bbq tank I use leaves room inside the padlocked metal locker for laptop, camera or other valuables storage.
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Old 12-28-2009, 12:06 AM   #8
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http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/portal/site...gnextfmt=print

This may help you.

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Old 12-28-2009, 12:07 AM   #9
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Default Re: LP tank mount on under carriage

On my Pleasure way 2006 158" Sprinter motor home, the LP tank is mounted under neath the driver side behind the fuel tank. There is a small door to refill the tank from the outside. There is a switch to shut of the solenoid valve that feeds the LP to the inside for the fridge and stove and heater from this tank.
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