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Old 06-19-2018, 07:55 PM   #21 (permalink)
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If you put those on a hitch mount, they'd squirt like a pumpkin seed before they crush in a rear-ender.
But what makes the difference in trunk mounted cans and hitch mounted cans as far as squirting?

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Old 06-19-2018, 10:29 PM   #22 (permalink)
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They CAN be had cheaper, if they are any good:
US 5 Gallon 20L Gas Storage Tank Can Emergency Backup Steel Metal Jerry Can Army Green - Tmart
AND it will only take about 4,000 miles to reach break even point. Bonus $.50 per gallon after that!

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Old 06-19-2018, 11:06 PM   #23 (permalink)
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How about rigging a 25-gallon fuel trailer? Park it in your garage and fill up your car as needed.
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Yeah, thinking about carrying a couple of jerry cans in the wheel well pods of my trailer:
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post572346
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If I put a fuel bladder in the spare tire well of my Prius, and sealed the well from the inside of my trunk area, wonder how much fuel I could carry in that bladder?
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Old 06-21-2018, 12:08 PM   #26 (permalink)
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OR, this would probably fit my spare tire wheel well:
https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Moeller-....c100005.m1851
And would only take 10,000 miles of driving to reach break even point, at $50 discount per gallon. I would have 880 miles of driving per fill up. averaging 40 mpg.
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http://thumbs4.ebaystatic.com/d/l800/pict/371985741072_1.jpg

5 liter

http://thumbs4.ebaystatic.com/d/l800/pict/371983731905_1.jpg
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Uh....yeah, but I'd need over a dozen of these to make 15 gallons.
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Considering the collectable nature of them they would never ROI.

I just like the one with the leather strap handle. If I'm out of gas I'd like to show up at the station with one of those.
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If I put a fuel bladder in the spare tire well of my Prius, and sealed the well from the inside of my trunk area, wonder how much fuel I could carry in that bladder?
For safety's sake,I'd recommend a racing fuel cell.(Racing catalogs like SUMMIT,JEG'S)
The bladder could rupture in a rear-end collision.The safety cells are engineered to help prevent that.

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