Larger Fresh water tank?

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  1. Noggin

    Noggin Funster

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    We love our Autoquest 115 2008 But it falls down with not holding enough water?!! Only has a 40lt tank!! (You can get 50lt if you fill up, pump through so the water heater is full, 10lt, and them refill!)

    Is it possible to fit a larger on-board water tank (But below floor)?
     
  2. Terry

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    Hi Noggin -get under the van armed with a tape measure :thumb:Then see what CAK TANKS have or charge to make you one.You may well be able to fit a bigger tank along the side /in space of the one you have
    edit You can suspend the new tank with either metal straps or a couple of the cheap ratchet straps
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    make sure this new water capacity dont take you over weight :thumb:

    dont forget you may have to get a bigger waste tank to cope with the extra fresh you are going to use.
     
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    I must admit that after using out MH for 6 months the 200 litre fresh & waste tanks are invaluable and I would try to get bigger tanks fitted, perhaps just fillling to capacity when you arrive on site if GVW is a problem

    Dave
     
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    We have the same problem with our Autoquest 155.
    This years model is 90ltr. When I enquired if it was possible to fit the larger tank, Elddis said it wasn't possible because of the weight. I asked them if they meant vehicle gross weight or if the floor/chassis couldn't handle the new weight. I am still waiting for a reply two months later.

    Cak tanks quoted around £130, self fit for a complete tank.
    I am now looking at a smaller tank to go alongside the existing one (linked) to save moving pumps and wiring etc.
     
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    dont forget to link the top of the tanks as well as the bottom otherwise the air wont escape as the water goes in.
     
  7. Jim

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    Hi Noggin,

    if these are your weight details, I think you should look into getting your motorhome weight up-rated before you fit a bigger tank.

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