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Old 07-04-2012, 06:25 AM   #1
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Location of holding tanks

While the enclosed undercarriage on our 2012 MVP Destiny 355re 5th is great for insulation purposes, it stops me from knowing what's under there

We have 4 holding tanks and only one outlet valve on our fancy little 5th but was wondering what's the best way to figure out WHERE each of the holding tanks are for balancing of the weight if I need to tow with a full tank or two?

1-Seems like a schematic from the mfg would be best,
but won't get a response from them, maybe they want the patents protected just in case they start producing again?

2-Next the dealer SHOULD know where they are, correct ?

3-maybe since I'm doing this to get the balanced tongue weight...
guess using the $1.00 reweighs at the cat scale close by would help...
empty all tanks and weigh it,
then reweigh after each of the following:
fill up the fresh water,
move the water to the grey tank,
dump and fill up the galley tank,
dump and fill up the black tank

Number 3 won't tell me directly, but will tell me how each tanks capacity affects the pin weight which is what I'm trying to get at so I will know how to handle them in the future...

will try the mfg and dealer one more time... but wanted to see if you smart people knew

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Old 07-04-2012, 04:07 PM   #2
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This is just a new name for Thor.

Good luck on trying to get any help from their customer support.

53 years towing experience. Largest load ever hauled on a public highway was 300,000lbs 30ft wide 70ft long and 22ft high max speed 15mph.
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