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Old 12-02-2015, 06:49 PM   #1
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Jacks reserve hydraulic tank

Does anyone know a way to secure my resevior tank as it seems too easy to move?
It seems that it is gravity and its hoses that is holding it in place.

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Where is the tank located? Are you sure it's not 'loose' to allow for vibration or movement of other components? A length of aluminum or steel band and a few bolts can be used to fabricate a securing strap if needed.
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Old 12-07-2015, 09:30 AM   #3
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I almost lost my tank completely. I had put a strap around it a long time ago and that will work BUT the mounting screws on the tank itself vibrated completely out & the tank fell. When I stopped to see why I was getting an alarm I found the tank dangling sideways and only still there because the tank neck was barely supported by that old strap. I got some stout perforated steel & some wood & made a platform for the tank and attached it to the frame. It hasn't moved at all for a couple of years now. My rig is a 99 Tradewinds. Good luck with yours
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Old 12-10-2015, 09:13 AM   #4
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Here are pictures of my solution.
https://onedrive.live.com/?cid=AE67F...212418&o=OneUp
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I used a long hose clamp and a couple of pieces of wood and it's staying pretty well.
I remember a couple of years ago that someone on here was talking about his dropping all the way out on the freeway in L.A. and I think it was a Tradewinds.
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